anders37 (21924) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel finish.
jtclockwork (13278) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared with Jcwattsrugger. Pours amber. Tan head. Nose/taste of hops, caramel malt and a light pine finish. Medium body. Mostly malty. Very plain. Decent.
argo0 (12862) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Shenandoah Throwdown. 22oz bottle. Medium beige head, hazy dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some grapefruit, light spice. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, bread, light spicy. Light-medium body, light stickiness.
Ratman197 (12692) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and light fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and a hint of fruittiness with a smooth lingering earthy finish.
jcwattsrugger (11903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle-thanks to jtclockwork for sharing–pours a disappearing light tan head and copper color. Aroma is faint light/medium malt-some caramel, slight ops bitter. Taste is medium malt-caramel/roasty, some hops bitter. Towards medium body.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from Sam’s Quik Stop. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of grainy malts with some toastiness and floral hops. The taste is toasted malts with a resin hop finish. Medium bodied.
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amber pour, almost a white head. Very malt forward aroma, some dried fig notes, and a hint of hops. Flavor is mild but has a good blend of hops and malt.
adnielsen (10424) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ home. Burgundy appearance with a well carbonated ivory head. Mild hops, toffee, caramel malty nose. Caramel malts are forefront in the flavor with notes of toffee, burnt sugar, and mild hops. Caramel malty aftertaste.
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - AUG 22, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
651mL thanks to argo0 at Shenandoah Throwdown. The pour is a hazy light amber with a thick yellow head. Earthy malt nose. Taste has a lot of apple, raw grain husk. Decent.
j12601 (9286) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had this during the 2011 Shenandoah Throwdown. Touches of smoke and sweet malt and toast. Toast and sweet malt. Sweet and malty, with a light bitterness and a touch of caramel. Toast and malt on the finish.