Nephilium (1692) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Begins with a punch of pine hops, that fades into a caramel aroma. Pours a dark red, that can be seen through when held up to the light, with a lasting white head. Dark fruit notes come forward in this beer, with support from the malts. It ends in a roasted finish, with hints of bitterness coming through. Very interesting Imperial Red, although I don’t know if I’d say it’s extremely strong at 8% ABV.
nosajhongkong (40) - North Point, HONG KONG - AUG 6, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Coedo Taproom at Causeway Bay HK.
Appearance: Pours a dark red colour with thin to medium tan head.
Aroma: Resin, pine, dark fruits, roasted caramel malt, blackcurrant and some floral notes.
Taste: Medium roasted malt and hop bitterness. Taste of resin and dark fruits with some subtle creamy and vanilla sweetness.
Palate: Medium to full body. Creamy and smooth texture with bitter roasted malt and dark fruit aftertaste.
Overall: A balanced red ale that has pronounce and rich resin, dark fruits and roasted malt character. A little bit feels like a lighter version of barleywine.
stefannilssons (1580) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Det här var en rätt juste öl, smaken var dovt fruktig med lite lätt jordiga inslag. Kroppen var okej och balansen likaså, inte dåligt på en öl vars bäst före datum gick ut för tre år sedan.
slowrunner77 (10077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 5, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Toffee caramel and raisiny malt meets Pine and spicy hops. Good fresh nose and body, nice flavor.
Zeswaft (1659) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
tap. expertly balanced. well hopped but equally biscuity in malt. smooth as hell.
hayduke (4918) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was at the Epic Annex in Salt Lake City. Poured a red amber with a beige head. Nose of caramel malts and dark fruit. Full body. Creamy mouth feel. Flacor is rich malts with dark ripe fruit ands some resinous hops. Some chocolate in there. The finihs is bitter. This is a great beer .
rosskyle (531) - - APR 12, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on tap Epic. Hazy red color with a white head. Slightly sweet malt aroma. Malt hops and resin flavor. Medium heavy sticky body. Nice balance of malt and hops. Easy drinking.
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sonnycheeba (5042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours brown with a red tint. Aroma is dark berries and cherries, caramel, and toasted malts, with some light floral notes. Flavor is nicely hopped with grassy and earthy bitterness and some dark fruit notes with faint sweetness. Medium body.
snoworsummer (4676) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2016 Bottle from the brewery. Aged one year. Pours opaque reddish copper with a frothy, bubbly beige head. Tastes like caramel malt, booze, nutty, and grapefruit hops. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like caramel malt, booze, nutty, grapefruit hops, and some resin.
raphael (1165) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 22, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
release 45 @ 8.6% from Beermongers. First taste is “double IPA” then the malt comes on—dank, with a sharp piercing bitterness, leather, alcohol, toffee. Aromatically lime, caramel, leather and mint. tan head, darkish amber clear body. Balanced, active, warming finish.
MadRobin (2813) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - NOV 18, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from 22 oz. bottle.
Hazy, reddish brown with a small khaki head and good lacing.
Aroma of toast, caramel, dried fruit and pine.
Taste of herbal spices, toffee, toasted malt, plums, currants, graham crackers, dried fruit and pine. Complex and interesting.
Medium/full body and high/medium carbonization.
With the flavor and aroma of an aged barleywine without the high alcohol.
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