madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
13th April 2014
Almost clear red - amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate, light minerally carbonation. Light malt, little thin cream. Mildly spicy bubblegum ester. Finishes light and tangy with a spicy linger. Okay.
bhensonb (10692) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Bine & Vine. Pours very hazy, quite dark orange brown with a slight head that was transient. Aroma of medium dark fruit with some suggestions of spice. Full bodied. Flavor is very fruity with clove, vanilla and arguably treacle. Certainly not dry, but not sticky sweet either. Mildly spiced for an xmas ale. Too spiced for the summer. Works well as a winter warmer!
brokensail (10530) - 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.
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, 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.
daknole (8851) - 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.
BMan1113VR (7813) - 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.
Dogbrick (7575) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Kinetic Brewing Company. The beer pours a reddish-amber color with a medium thin creamy off-white head that diminishes steadily. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted bread, dark fruit and yeast. Medium body with flavors of grainy malt, figs and earthy hops. The finish is sweet with a caramel malt and spice aftertaste. Above average overall.
swoopjones (5602) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle. shimmery bronze pour, medium bodied. sweet malts, some holiday spice like cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cloves. Not overly spiced but flavorful. Nice winter offering
boFNjackson (4099) - 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.
mjg74 (2485) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber(8.1%) from Windmill Farms. Hazy deep amber in color. Nose is somewhat yeasty with sweet banana notes. Roasted and sweet up front with some vanilla. Fairly dry with a bit of a hoppy finish. Quite roast and almost burnt flavoring.