Mora2000 (4048) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden-orange color with a white head. Aroma is full of sweet toffee and candy sugar with some cocoa thrown in. Flavor is toffee, cocoa and grass. Fairly sweet. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
thedm (4773) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This bottled brew from the cooler of guest beers at Mad Anthony BC poured a small sized head of fine to large sized mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a very pretty brown red colored softly carbonated body. The aroma was a very mild real malty one. The palate was tingly at first an finished strongly. The flavor was tingly with a nice red malt hop flavor.
crossovert (4567) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Definitely a sweeter, thicker, maltier imperial red ale. Could use a bit more hops. Nice color.
queenholly (1857) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at source. Sweet caramel-toffee malt and orange-citrus hops aroma. Hazy amber with a small ivory head, nice lacing. Sweet caramel malt, woody, pine-grapefruit hops flavor. Medium full body.
patrick767 (3169) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap at Brewhaven festival - Pours dark amber and smells of toasted caramel malt. The rich flavor includes those same toasted caramel malts and a good hoppy bitter balance. Itís medium to full bodied with a long, rather bitter finish. Well done.
Brigadier (2240) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 ounce bottle
Having gotten around to trying one of Figure 8ís releases I think I might wait a while to revisit them until there are fewer other options. This beer is all over the place and doesnít feel like much of anything except an alcohol delivery mechanism.
Aroma / Appearance - A hazy red body looks like someone chucked a handful of butterscotch chews into a blender. Lazy legs slip down the sides. Red licorice, malt balls, and a touch of strawberries give this a summery feel.
Flavor / Palate - Malt carries the flavors from start to finish. Another strong base is that of bitter hops that are like licking a bag of pine cones. The alcohol isnít evident. Even so it was hard to pick up much of anything exciting. After about a glass and a half I had no problems dumping the rest down the drain.
hoosiers1994 (684) - Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pours reddish brown with light tan head. Aromas are sweet malt and minerals. Taste is caramel, malt syrup, and bitter on the back end. Pretty robust with a dry finish. Overall, pretty decent brew.
Dixonian (1478) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle thanks to exiled.
Clear red pour with a slight tan head. Nose of caramel, tofffee, and some hops. Taste of herbs, pine, and citrus.
mar (4244) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle thanks to Exiled. deep amber pour with a cream head. nose is old hops, overly sweet, and dried fruits. easy on the palate, fruits, aged hops, and caramel.
bluejacket74 (996) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 ounce bottle, $7.99 a bomber. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a murky reddish/brown color with an inch frothy tan head. Head retention is excellent, and thereís a lot of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is earthy and citrusy (pineapple) hops, toffee, and some caramel malt. The brew tastes like earthy and citrusy hops, toasted and caramel malt, and some apples. Thereís also a nice bitter hoppy finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís a bit slick and is well carbonated. Itís a solid overall brew, Iíd buy it again in the future.