Ratman197 (9550) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, cocoa, light nuttiness and a hint of earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, carmel, light earthiness and a hint of nuts with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.
bbbeer (584) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malty, tiny bit of hops. Medium-body, smooth. Flavors with ok balance of malt and a little hops. Drinkable and just on the acceptable side of the border.
jzzbassman (1508) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - NOV 16, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Central BBQ in Memphis. Dark brown pour, nutty and sweet aroma. Mostly ok but has a sour edge that is off-putting in the style.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at the 8th Annual Music City Brewer’s Festival. Red brown color, off white head. Sweet caramel, malt aroma. Taste is caramel, toasted malt, a bit metallic.
Tmoney99 (10470) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 10, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft sample at Flying Saucer - Memphis.
Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting and produced good lacing. Moderate toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a thin smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium roasted bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.
Drinkable above average brew.
AlabastorJones (800) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 7, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the flying saucer in Memphis, Dark brown color, secret sweet malt nose, mild roast, moderate hops make for a well bittered brown, mild acrid tannin sourness though not offensive, a very drinkable brown, glad to find some local Memphian ales
vyvvy (3904) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2009
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled at Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition festival. Pours copper / brown with a light tan head. The aroma has toasty malt that is fairly full. The body is very light and watery with minor carbonation. The flavor is watery with sour fruits and sweet malt. This is not good at all.
Strykzone (4836) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is sweet caramel and tart hop. Flavor shows that this is a well hopped brown with caramel and rye. It gets sweeter toward the finish with more caramel, brown sugar and some cinnamon.
Butters (3736) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2009
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
On draft at Flying Saucer Memphis. Poured clear amber brown with fair tan head. Nose of grain and malt. Very astringent. Tasted like someone pissed in a newcastle. Pass on this one.
StanMemTn (52) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Oct 21, 2008
On tap Flying Saucer-Cordova. Nice deep brown ale, very easy to drink- pretty malty with enough hops to give some balance. Fit well in a session with some other ales.