jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the tap poured dark brown with a fair amount of head. Nice sweet malty flavor with a quick finish.
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured a dark brown with not a lot of head. The aroma malty, very malty. The flavor was sweet malty caramel with some dry hopped smoke added. Overall, this beer was ok.
SB (333) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From Bottle @ The Drafting Room. Poured dark caramel. Light brown fizzy head. Aroma of grass. Flavor sweet caramel, roasty, and grassy. Nice sugar cane lingering aftertaste. Smooth mouth feel. Medium bodied.
jbuzz (755) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasting at Three Cellars Milwaukee. Reddish brown with a thin head, caramelized malty flavors, rich, earthy, somewhat sweet
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
At Three Cellars tasting Founder’s Brewery night. Reddish brown with a thin head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet malty taste to go with dry hop finish. A little on the sweet side but still pretty good.
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Caramelized malt aromas. Amber brown colors. Good bitter caramelized malty flavors, rich, earthy, somewhat sweet to balance. Fairly strong and solid palate. Bittersweet duration with a woody finish. Good.
grimreeser (797) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark amber with a small dark tan head. Aroma of caramel, smoke, and some brown sugar. Starts out with a nice sweetness, but there is a lingering bitterness that I don’t care for.
davidoc (113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2008
3.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a dark auburn color with a very small head that disappeared quickly. Mild aroma. Sweet carmel taste, but sweetness did not linger. Very smooth, belying strength.
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a brick color with a sweet nose of malts, caramel, peat and wood.The flavor was sweet and smoky. A very good Scotch Ale.Finishes of sweet.
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reddish brown body, dark, slightly cloudy at the end, almost no head. Nose of dark roasted malts, peat smoke, and warming alcohol. Taste of dark malts, an almost Bourbon like alcohol warmth, toffee, espresso, smoke, and more hops than I would expect in a Scotch ale. Mouth a little syrupy ... maybe more lively carbonation would help. But a good beer.