jsquire (3417) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Reddish brown out of the can with a big foamy tan head. Sweet cereal malt nose. Strong roasted grain and some puffed cereal taste with a bit of tea, toast and a bit of spice. The hops bloom in the finish as a nice bitter balance. Nice example of a style that can be rather dull.
BMMillsy (1320) - Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can from Adam from trade. Pours dark reddish to brown color with a little light showing through and a one finger off white to light khaki head. Aroma of sweet malts, dark fruits, some light grassy hops, smells like a malty pale ale. Flavor is some bock late, dark fruit, a bit of lightly biting hop at the end. Then there's a strange heavy metallic finish that ruins what seems to be otherwise very nice flavors. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Not bad.
Cybercat (3268) - Georgia, USA - AUG 8, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours an appetizing chestnut with a thick golden-buff head that leaves good lacing.aroma delights with caramel, roast malt, molasses, and cloves notes. Lip-smacking flavor is a little sweet but not too much; notes of caramel, cloves, toasted malt, and a little molasses dance across the taste buds.smooth texture is firm and fairly lively. Good people brew good beer.
Sparky (2243) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2011 backlog. 12oz can courtesy of jzzbassman. Thanks Monte! Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a huge head. It took almost 15 minutes for it to reside. The nose is roasted nuts, caramel and faint chocolate. The taste is the same with some citrus hops in the finish. Medium prickly mouthfeel due to the carbonation. Overall a nice beer. I was afraid of infection but there were no off flavors. 3.2
snoworsummer (2034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a can. Pours hazy dark reddish brown with a bubbly beige head. Smells like sweet, nutty caramel and cookie malt, raisins. Tastes like sour raisins, tangy nuts, malty, light dry hops.
sonnycheeba (3453) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can. Pours hazy brown with frothy beige head. Aroma is cereal and caramel malts, light toast, faint dates, faint woody notes, and faint vanilla. Flavor is dry malts, light toast, some dark fruit notes, mixed nuts, faint woody notes, and faint caramel; dry finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.
mattyvolz (14) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a light brown with tinges of red. off white khaki head. sweet malts on the nose, a little nutty. tastes sweet and kinda corny. Not bad at all but not my favorite
CPH2200 (288) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at wintzells saraland. Little head. Dry and slightly burned. Medium bitternes. Good but not great.
Stuu666 (2024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can at Craig’s tasting. Dry and roasty, light fruit coming through, flat cardboard.
1guywith_aboat (219) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rating from memory. Brown pour. Nutty, malty, citrus aroma. I remember thinking it had a stronger hop presence than most brown ales.