jkwalking05 (4369) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Deep amber color with an average sized beige head. Aroma is of toffee, peanut brittle, raisin, fig, malt, graham cracker and some earthy notes. Taste is of roasted malts, toffee, caramel, light butterscotch, raisin bread, and chocolate with a creamy smooth medium body.
travita (4576) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the Gingerman. Reddish brown in color, very muddy look, thinner tan head. The smell is slight hops, sweet, caramel, watery, and malts. The taste is the same as the smell.
crajun (1102) - , Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2015 11/15 rerate. draft at square burger in Mck. remained at 3.8. bumped aroma - this has a unique aroma and flavor that I can’t place - some said graham crackers?? definitely has a unique aroma/taste. not as much chocolate but a malty smooth drink I am a fandraft at gingerman plano - new style for me; DAMN that was good - dark pour with ruby edges taste was malty sweet; very silky 4 on palate and call me crazy but there was a chalky chocolate flavor at end - had to ask if this was a bock or stout? actually seemed like a cross between the two. note to self: drink more Fanconia...
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown and cloudy with a good head. Taste is very smooth with toasted malt and not much bitterness. I went back for more over this and it may be my fave Franconia brew.
blutt59 (6287) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
draft, dark muddy brown with no foam, aroma of light roasted nuts with similar flavor, smooth finish
SudsMcDuff (7279) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft @ Gingerdude, Houston .. . Pours a dark molasses brown, light foam, very sparse lacing .. . light burnt caramel and wet bark in the nose .. . way below Franconia’s usually high achievements.. . onslow’s good in a crisis ..
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Holy Grail. Poured a clear, dark amber body topped with a lasting head leaving some lacing. Aromas of dark malts, plums/prunes and sweet concord grape juice. Flavors were medium sweetness (toffee), nutty. Short, dry finish. Medium mouthfeel with soft, active carbonation.
kidmartinek (4047) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown amber tint. Nice off-white head. Dry, maple, sugary aroma. Nice carmel flavor. Deliciously bad. Thick texture and palate-coating feel. Nice fizzy finishimng bite.
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught) Pours a clear mahogany body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, raisins, light vinous, brown sugar, and plum. Flavor of caramel, chocolate, brown sugar, and toasted grain.
Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smells great. Caramel, brown sugar, some filet mignon.
Tastes the same. Very warm. Very delicious. Great beer for the cold weather. Drink with s’mores.