RABinCO (1430) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured into a goblet. Deep copper pour. Very thin head. Aroma is roasty, sweet, caramel, light grassiness. Taste is sweet, caramel, roasted nuts, light spice. A bit too sweet, but everything fades fast enough that it’s not much of a problem...real easy drinking.
ben4321 (5085) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: 12 oz medicine bottle from jcos, 9/4/14, Thanks for helping me double my Polotmavy ratings bud! This gets me all the way up to two!
Aroma: The aroma is sweet malts and caramel mostly, bready notes, and some spice
Appearance: It pours a nice amber color with a small off-white head and spotty/drippy lace notes
Flavor: The flavor is fairly sweet as well, not bad though, with a light spice balance
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a lively carbonation, and a spicy, tingly finish to it
This one actually exceeded my expectations. Sure, it is too sweet, but there’s enough spice to provide some balance.
jackl (6112) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample @ RBWG, Asheville. Amber pour with a small head. Toasty caramel malt on the nose. Some cherry meat. Toasted biscuit and trail mix flavor. A bit grassy. Light, moderate carbonation.
FROTHINGSLOSH (5768) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark toffee-amber color with a large foamy orange-white head that lingered and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was sour caramel, a bit of dark fruits and bread. The flavor was sweet and tangy with notes of toasted caramel, sugar and dark fruits. Medium length finish. Moderately full bodied. Pleasant.
obguthr (4905) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nutty pecan nose, distinct but not strong. Clear dark copper, headless. Sweet malt, metallic, nutty. Light caramel and pecan notes. Mouthfeel is watery. Quaffable. I could occasionally be in the mood for this.
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Bottle] Deep amber pour with highlights of red. Soapy white head doesn’t last too long. Nose is of caramel, toffee and earthy hops. Taste is of more caramel malts, toffee, grass, bread and faint hops. Not a ton happening in the flavor department, but this beer makes up for it in having a solid body. Highly drinkable as well. Tasting notes from 1/2012.
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
11.2 oz bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: finger off-white head that does not last, amber color, not much lacing. Aroma: light floral, caramel, basement yeast. Palate: medium body, average carbonation, sticky texture. Taste: sweet molasses throughout. Overall, so drinkable and pretty well balance. One of my most drank beers and my favorite of the Sessions.
skinnycheeks (31) - - APR 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is an old log that I’m filling in so I do not remember the specifics of the tasting.
changeup45 (1727) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle received via Secret Santa. Copper with very little head and no retention. Some corn husk, fruity notes, and caramel in the scent. While unexciting, this isn’t too bad and goes down easily. Fruity and malty sweetness, some earthy undertones, a touch of grass, and light bitter hops in the finish. A drinkable Amber Ale.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - APR 4, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours amber with a white head. Smells earthy, some light spicy hints. Tastes of caramel, some light spice, vegetal finish. Tastes like a watered down Amber Ale.