TheBrews99 (9) - Oregon, USA - NOV 3, 2002
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Too busy drinking one right now to comment... mmm... maybe later
TreatYoSelf (2) - - NOV 10, 2014 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Delicious. Beer tastes great. Nice and tipsy after one 8 oz. Glass. Do drink. Now.
loubar (43) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2014 Nose is subtle so the toasty, nutty flavor surprises to the upside. Not overly complex. What there is the toastiness on a malt and subtle hops base in a pleasingly balanced offering. Assertive without being excessive. The only thing I don’t like is the high ABV.
rproff78 (104) - - OCT 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 20/20
Yum yum yum. My favorite from full sail! I love it! If u can't tell, it's my favorite!!!
Doofgoblin (321) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is a good winter ale. Aroma could be a little more interesting; however, the taste is spot on with plenty of the roasty richness you look for in an English strong. This finish is rich with a sharp bitter ending. Overall, very nice.
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"good winter beer. i think this is prototypical spiced old ale, which is to say it’s quite tasty. very malty up front, but still has enough hops for a slightly bitter finish. well done."
stevoj (2292) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice and meaty English ale, dark copper colored with small creamy beige head. Light nutty aroma, flavor is more earthy, nutty, dark malts with a small hops bite at the end. Some lingering bitterness. Would not be out of place in a British pub next to the fire....
TXBadger (1477) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice dark brown with off-white head. Malt, caramel, and spice on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some roasted character.
mstrcrwly (317) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle poured into a tumbler..rusty/burgundy color with thin beige head..aroma of spices,caramel, bread..tastes kinda ehhh..not sure what they were going for here..not really a winter ale IMO..ordinary at best.
ajnepple (2389) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s into a pint glass. Dark brown and clear with a thick tan head and lacing. Aroma and flavor of dark malts, spices, caramel, toffee and earthy hops. Medium body, pretty tasty overall.
blankboy (6197) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a deep amber-red with a small lasting frothy beige head. Aroma of spices, toasted caramel malt and light vegetal notes along with dark fruit and light sugar. Fruity flavour along with spice, a bit of alcohol, bready caramel malt, dark fruit, sugar and an average bitter finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good, I enjoyed it.