bhensonb (12960) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Liquid Solutions. Pours a rather darkish ruby with a slim beige head. Aromas of dark malt and chocolate. Medium body with firm carbonation. There’s some light fruit beneath the dark malt and chocolate. Rather refreshing. Good drink. Finishes towards bitter.
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured dark amber brown, roasted malts, creamy chocolate, nutty, slight dark fruits, slight coffee.
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 12 oz stubby bottle this poured a medium brown with a light tan head and light lacing. Nose comes on with light roasted malts and some chocolate, and a hint of coffee and ripe fruit. Fairly light mouthfeel. Flavor is mostly of caramel malts with a light bitterness in the dry finish.
legion242 (2343) - Richardson, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very nice rendition. Malt is at that perfect burntness that it should be at for a schwarz.
BMan1113VR (7912) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 24, 2009
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours with a tan head over a cola brown body. Aroma of roast, hay, caramel and nougat. Taste is hoppy and light with roast, nuts, a bit of leather, caramel and licorice. A bit salty in the finish. Light bodied, tingly carbonation and pleasant. Another very acceptable Full Sail Lager.
jkwalking05 (4369) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle thanks to Cavie. Brown in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is of malt, light roastiness, and a little vinegar. Taste is of malt and a little roasty.
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a deep amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, grain, caramel, and cocoa. Flavor of grain, nuts, honey, chocolate, and caramel malt.
mar (5064) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle thanks to cavie. deep amber pour with a cream head. nose is roasted malts and not much else. decent on the palate with a roasty flavor that finishes quite nice.
djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with a small frothy light tan head that diminishes quickly to nothing. The aroma is a sweet roasted malt with raisin and caramel. Thin mouthfeel with a roasted malt taste with coffee and chocolate. Easy to drink a good schwarzbier from full sail.
msante79 (2217) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cool little bottle from Lukas Liquor. Pours clear brown with small light tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Flavor is roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and some nuts. Very easy drinker which makes for a great session beer. Body is a little thin but still a good beer.