gopherfan99 (761) - CROATIA - NOV 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (trade with non Rate Beer member); pours dark brown with a tan head; aroma is nuts, caramel, and malt with a hint of chocolate; taste is sweet with some chocolate, nuts, and malt; the finish is bitter when the hops come forward; nice beer
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Churchkey. Beautiful crystal clear ruby color. Aroma of nutella biscuits. Taste is chewy smoky nutella. Very nice.
SpringsLicker (3221) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear medium brown body with a tall, off-white head.
Sweet, nutty malt aroma. no hops.
The flavor is sweet but a good crisp hop bitterness balances this out nicely.
Decent, I’ve had many that were far worse and a few better.
geologyguy (895) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Taste is of light hops, smooth mellow and good though, malty on the back end good beer
tnkw01 (1276) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Clear, medium brown color with a decent tan head. Nice lace. Aroma. Is very similar to a pale ale. Taste has really good balance with a hoppy aftertaste.
decaturstevo (5342) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown pour with a touch of red. Aroma is a touch of chocolate and a light roasty malt. Resiny hops. Flavor is roasted malt, light chocolate with a decent resiny bitter. Sweet start with a dry finish. Medium body with good carbonation.
beerme31 (537) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours brown, thin tan head. Aroma of nuts, chocolate malt, floral. Medium sweet roasty taste. Medium-light body, slightly above average carbonation, relatively sharp lingering bitter finish. Texture sticks. Overall an average brown ale, good for the purchase price of $7 for a 6-pack on sale.
Emeister84 (1407) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aromas of earthy hops and light chocolate. Clear ruby-brown with a mostly lasting khaki head. Dry, earthy, and a little fruity. Light-medium bodied with decent carbonation, and finishes balanced and clean.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear dark amber color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of nuts, brown malts, chocolate. The taste is caramel, nuts, mild hops and cocoa. Medium bodied.
Suttree (5379) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear, bronze or copper, with a nice white head. Smells Very malty, lots of caramel and molasses, perhaps a hint of cola. Smooth and rich, lots of caramel and molasses. A bit of piney hops in the finish.