SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2008 bottle .. . deep tan .. mild foam .. honey, grain, and spiced caramel .. light mouth .. big sweetness .. . aged pretty well but nothing iíd care to revisit .. . . I donít mean to put down your black widow spider, but the funnelweb spider can kill a man in eight seconds, just by lookiní at him.
BMan1113VR (7813) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Swingtop bottle thanks to Walt. Pours with a hazed red hued body with a lasting tan head. Aromas are minty, burnt orange, marmalade, grassy, malty. Flavors are sweet, oxidized, marmalade, tangerine, faded hops. Extremely sweet. Very lively carbonation.
freekyp (1473) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy reddish brown with a small beige head. Very resiny hop aroma reminiscent of marijuana. Strong earthy bitterness tempered by a solid caramel backbone. Dry finish.
BuckeyeBoy (2603) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle Thanks to JohnGalt1. If it was not for Toby I never would have nad this. The big Teton wax flip tops are not for me. Pours out a crisp clear amber topped with a light cream head.Aroma is of floral hops, some toasty malts and a little sweetness. Taste is much more of the toast malts and light nut..
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is clear amber with a fluffy dense khaki head...smell is sweet and toasty with some pears, fresh bread, and a slight hint of sourness (not good sour)...taste is sweet and musty at first with a very cereal sweetness...come caramel and molasses flavors as well...a little cardboardy (probably due to age)...some light bitterness is hanging out in there still as well...finish is lingeringly and not unpleasant...
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 16, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
2008 Bottle - Thanks JohnGalt1!! - Always love an opportunity to taste the GT reserves...this one pours clear, dk orange with a decent sized off white head...aroma is malty and grainy, sweet caramel, Iím the only one who got a little bit of maple, I swear it was there...flavour featured it also, but it might have just been some toasted malt, dry syrup, nutty and tries for sweet but remains fairly dry....massive carbonation didnít help augment the taste, and it finishes a bit thin...glad I got to try it...
cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2009
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2009 Maybe itís aged too long, maybe itís just that itís Organic. Whatever. It just doesnít have any bite to it. The flavor is okay but generic. The strong point is the appearance, a nice semi-opaque reddish-brown with good foam retention. Flavor has a bit of nuttiness. Palate is soft but quite watery in feel. Kinda disappointed, really.
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
i liter bottle from Rare Beer Club. Malty, nutty, toasty aromas. Pours rich amber red with a very thin white head. Rich malty and slightly nutty, toasted malts, caramelly with some spicy hops. Not bad.
Ratman197 (9440) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
1 litre swing top bottle poured a clear dark reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthines, sherry and light fruittiness. palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and light fruittiness with a smooth dry malty finish.
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JUN 7, 2009
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dated 7/10/08 Pours hazy amber with a big off white head. Big malty aroma. Caramel, fruity, and a bit of spicy hop. Flavor is sweet and grainy malt, with a little weak iced tea flavor. I would say that this bottle is past its prime.