GT2 (8281) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 12, 2012
1.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
355mL thanks to tastybeer. Pours a full haze deeper brune with reddish tea highlights. Medium, creamy, buttermilk head. Good retention. Webby, big lacing. Nose is vegetal, metallic, spoiled cherry juice box. Taste is bland, husky, hydrogen peroxide, metals, bitter chemicals. No good.
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wickster (85) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a dark amber in color into a pint glass from 12oz bottle. Almost no aroma, but an OK flavor. Good malt hits the tongue followed with a nice amounts of bitters at the end. Overall a pretty good brew.
Boothead (26) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark amber ale. Uninteresting aroma but tingle pallet and smooth flavor. Consider drinking with sweets!
screigh (445) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a ruby brown color. Very thin head that left no lacing. Malty aroma. Taste is malty, nutty and finishes with the perfect amount of bitterness.
DalzAle (1965) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to StFun! Dark amber pour, small ring of carbonation and an aroma of malt and a little nuts. Flavor is strong raisin, some brown sugar, black cherry peels and some chocolate on the finish. Interesting flavor for an amber for sure, and definitely worth looking for.
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours deep amber red. Head is moderate then fades to an off white soapy film. The aroma didn’t come off at strong overall like I expected/hoped but did lend mild flowery and pleasant citrus note with some additional light dark caramel and medium toffee like malt sweetness that adds to the mild hop character and helps it come off as fruity. Flavor lends sweet nutty, toffee, and fresh bready malt flavors backed with, again, light flowery and citrus hops. Sweet malt flavors then finishes dry. Hop bitterness is medium light. Solid drinkable beer.
drowland (5981) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
8/11/12. GTMW - labeled as "Hello My Name is Amber," but based on the stats, this has got to be it. Hoppy aroma with nuttiness, citrus, and earthiness. Malt comes through even more in the flavor with some chocolate and nuttiness underneath the vibrant hoppiness. Not bad.
madvike (2672) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Brigadier...thanks Nathan! - Pours dark brown with a thin light tan head. Nutty, dry dark bread malt on the nose, with a bit of metal when it’s cold. Taste is the same, with the nuttiness dialed back a bit and light sweet creamy milkiness. Pretty pleasant, though the aftertaste is a bit chalky. Pretty smooth and creamy...nice.
queenholly (2861) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 14, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Buttery caramel malt aroma. Amber with a small tan head. Caramel malt, a little diacetyl, and big grapefruit peel hops flavor.Medium body, low carbonation. I found the hops a little harsh, and would have preferred more malt balance.
rondphoto (1824) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear dark amber with a nice off-white head and horizontal streaks of lace. The BIG flavor makes this work: a lot of malt infused with caramel, along with a strong burst of hops that try, but don’t succeed, in taking over. The finish has sweetness in the mouth, but only bitter on the tongue. Quite nice.