penstemon (127) - - FEB 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a deep rust color with a light yellowish tan head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, plums, candied citrus peel, raisin, and some berry. Taste is toffee, roast (almost smoky), hint of vanilla and nuts, some dried fruit but not as much as in the aroma. Medium bitterness, med-full palate.
Iphonephan (3066) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear amber with an ecru head. Boozy caramel nose. Flavors of dark fruits with some sweet floral/herbal notes. Sweet and bitter finish.
ryecatcher (744) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Pours a murky, deep caramel brown with a big and fluffy off-white head, nice retention and lacing. Nose is malty, orange candy (like Dum Dum suckers), brown sugar, dates. Mouth is big and sticky, malt forward, toffee, vanilla, dried fruit, orange candy again, some slight citrus hoppiness kinda underpinning it all, some booziness on the back end. Tasty stuff, and the first beer I’ve had from these guys.
ljthiessen (328) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy, medium-brown pour with a light, frothy head. Sweet taste, with citrus notes and a light hop character. A nice mouthfeel and very well balanced.
crossovert (7019) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thought this would be a trippel. It has a dark pour, tons of caramel and dark fruits. Not terrible.
halfwayhouse (14) - - NOV 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice flavors and aroma for a big ale. Tastes a little thin for a 9.7% beer though.
drdisque (510) - Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a bomber poured in a snifter. Strong malty aroma. Pours ruddy slightly cloudy dark copper. Flavor is rich malty and sweet. Noticeable alcohol burn, probably a little too pronounced. Very malty and boozy. Good triple, but not a standout.
daknole (8947) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown pour, beige head. Dark toffee, some fruity notes, more hops than I expected and some pumpernickel bread.
raradel (336) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Love the style and this is a nice example. Plus the added hops, ABV, and organic. Worth a try!
maneliquor (3010) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle cheers to Joel for the PBS tasting. Murky brown pour with a small, sticky khaki head. Nose shows a heap of powdered chocolate and heavy prunes. A touch of smoke comes through giving it a meaty characteristic. Nice. Taste is that smoky, powdery chocolate with some heavy prune and sultana notes. Dark fruits and dry chocolate at the forefront with some underlying brown sugars and vanilla behind it all. Damn balanced and the booze is hidden well giving away only a touch of heat right at the finish. Very good stuff