arminjewell (8853) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark reddish pour, slightly hazy with thin off white head, aroma had big vanilla, toffee and caramel, nice barrel character without having heat, touch of grass and herbal notes as well. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel, biscuit and bread, touch of oak with a nice vanilla and whiskey middle, finishing fairly sweet, grassy in the finish.
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ FCB. Light copper orange appearance with an off white head. Nice Stranahans, dark caramel, sweet toasty malty, vanilla aroma. Delicious vanilla, oaky, rich caramel, toasty malty flavor. Nice one.