daknole (10163) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reddish color, off white head. Aroma has lots of fruitcake, spice, dried fruit, honey and banana. Flavor is sweet, smooth and quite good. Lots of dark bready notes, spice, banana, fruit cake. Good one here.
brokensail (12519) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red in color with an off white head. Nutmeg, all spice, and dark fruit. Sweet toffee, pine, toast, and banana. Toasted nuts, bread, and some citrus peel hops. Flavor is a little boozy, but good malt sweetness, banana, toffee, floral hops. Plenty of spice notes, particularly nutmeg and all spice. Pretty decent, but a little boozy.
boFNjackson (4188) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle... Poured reddish with a thin, eggy off-white head. Nice gingerbread cookie, doughy malts here. With spices and yeast esters. Bitter-sweet molasses and a faint hint of hops for balancing. Some caramel sweetness and breadiness too.
beeroverthere (81) - USA - JAN 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2012 Color:Amber
Body:Banana bread, some sweetness, clove
BeerandBlues2 (10616) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt, fruity esters with medium hops and spices. Flavor is moderate malt with medium hops, esters and spices with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 8, 2011
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at the 1st year anniversary. Pours a dark orange color. really fruity and light upfront then some spice really kicks in at the back end. Chipotle? A winter warmer for sure
can8ianben (1392) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Delicious - full bodied, notes of dried fruit, christmas spices, pleasant caramel aroma. Dark color, smooth sweetness, and perfect for the holiday season.
LtDan (1805) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Pours a deep mahogany with a quickly subsided head.
Aroma: Potpourri, apple skin, cinnamon stick, fruity yeast, plum.
Taste: Toasted malts, cinnamon, cardamom, burnt caramel, bread crust, herbal hops. Lingering burnt sugary toasty goodness in the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Complex, tasty as well, very drinkable. One of Eagle Rock’s best yet.
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 12, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a pretty, hazed amber-bronze body with a small tan head. Aromas of baked bread, dates, cinnamon, nutmeg, dark fruits and molasses. Flavors are bready, toasty with vanilla, spice and crackers. Lively bubbles with a tinge of alcohol. A very tasty beer.