jgb9348 (5527) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Crisp, very slightly hazy light amber and copper coloured body with a very thick, four centimetre tall off-white head that leaves a pretty ugly, soapy lace on the sides. Aroma of alcohol, caramelised sugars, toffee, english hops, cardboard, biscuits and a bit scotch or bourbon. Medium-bodied; Biting earthy malts to speak of up front with a strong english hop flavour, some subdued treacle and raisins alongside, but all with a deep biscuity and yeastie flavour. throughout. Aftertaste shows some of the sweetness, a lot of the earthiness and even more of the english notes, from the toffee to the malt choices and especially with the hop flavours. Overall, a decent beer with some good profiles, but no real complexity, nor the aggressive flavours that I care for too much. I sampled this 75 cL bottle purchased from Liqour Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 12-July-2015 for US$8,90 sampled at home in Washington after the Blizzard of 2016 to be one with the whole of the East Coast which was hit by the storm here with ~2 feet of snow and on the Jersey Coast with a lot of flooding, sampled here at home on 24-January-2016.
Beerdedone (3188) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, pine and had notes of herbs. Flavor of caramel malts, pine, citrus, molasses and grass.
Ratman197 (12826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 ml bottle poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness, pine and a hint of grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, earthiness and light citrus with a smooth finish.
Beerman6686 (6116) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
This poured an orange color with a white head. Aroma was of oxidized malt and stale hops. Flavor similar, old, disappointing
Art (2999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from jtclockwork. Pours a slightly clear brownish Amber color. Off white head. Aroma of stale hops and caramel. Taste is oxidation and old hops. Gross base beer underneath. No thanks.
nimbleprop (7096) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
750ml bottle pours a deep orange with some creamy, white head. Nose has pine, BIG pine, honey, turbinado sugar, herbal, soapy. Big and soapy, kind of like an old school DIPA. Flavor has malt, lots of honey, biscuit, soap, orange peel, pine. Full bodied, piney finish.
jcos (1778) - Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location/Date:Bottle on February 6th, 2015 with Ben.
Appearance: Pours dark orange cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of light caramel, light pine.
Taste: Light medium bitterness.
Palate:Medium light body.
Summary: A solid ESA, glad I could share with Ben.
ben4321 (5484) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: 750 ml bottle from Buy Rite, 2/6/15
Aroma: It has a light malty aroma, some herbal notes, a bit of spice, and some caramel
Appearance: Pours a murky orangish color with a with a sheety off-white head and coating lace
Flavor: The taste is along the same lines, lightly sweet, with a herbal/spice finish
Palate: Medium bodied, leaning light, with a average-plus carbonation, and a light dry finish
Decent overall. It is a little on the lighter side from a nose/taste perspective. Pretty drinkable. Not a standout, but a solid beer.
StefanSD (2322) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle courtesy of mikeq215. Thanks. Pours a hazy copper-amber color with a medium sized white head that has very good retention. The aroma is pleasant with pine, sweet caramel and something spicy-herbal. The taste is complex with a big blast of toffee followed by mellowed bitter pine, peppery spices and a trace of molasses in the background. The palate is full and viscous and compliments the style nicely. The carbonation is soft. Finishes long and sticky sweet, but not cloying. Overall: This beer is a masterpiece, I absolutely loved it.
jsmerig (1461) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a light tan frothy head. Aroma of syrupy malt with piney hops. Taste is malty sweet nicely offset by a piney citrus hop bitterness. Nicely balanced. A hood homage to an old English style.
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