zimbo (328) - - DEC 2, 2012
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Low carbonation and an orangy amber glow can’t disguise how once this hits your lips its deficient structurally. it may be pure and soft but to be so gentle for a beer which is so named is to stretch the point a bit.
Atheist_Peace (699) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Henry House. A clear, dark reddish sort of pour with fairly minimal head. Nose of slightly roasty malt and apples. Sweeter on the palate than I would prefer with a woody, fruity malty flavour profile. Very middling stuff.
Bendrixian (677) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Henry House. Clear brew having light amber colour. Reduced aroma but has a slight sweet caramel note. Medium bodied,fruity apple quality and a slight hoppy finish. light but not terrible.
herrbrown1974 (348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask. Very cloudy dark brown, spongy tan head. Aroma is sweet roasted malt, a little toffee and ripe red fruit. Light body, slightly sweet and bready maltiness throughout. Finish is dry and slightly sour. Nice.
MrFecesious (325) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at hart & thistle. Pours deep gold with little cap. Not much nose. Very faint roasted malt. Taste is weak too, with similar notes, plus a bit of cheese. Not good.
HeistAlmighty (816) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample at Henry House. Brown/amber colour, little head that is gone quickly. Light, malty aroma. Unique malty taste with a light bitterness. Body was just a touch thin, no carbonation, dry finish. Overall, one of the better Granite brews.
solidfunk (1788) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A lot of stuff going on in this beer. Has a touch of caramel, good colour. A beer worth drinking a few times to get to know it better - complex. ON tap at Toronto
rejtable (811) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This has long been one of my favorite beers. I almost make the annual pilgramage to the east coast just to have this beer! Aromas of dark fruit, plums, with a nice dry feel in the mouth.
DuffMan (5190) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ The Henry House in Halifax, enjoyed as part of a tasting tray. Dark brown, minimal head. Lovely fudgey aroma, dark caramel. Medium bodied, sweetish, lightly bitter finish. Good stuff.
FlashParker (85) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2011
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, Granite Brewery, Toronto.
Mahogany colour, nice head. Very nice nose; caramel, malty, some fruit - raisins, I think. I get a lot of biscuit with the taste. Hoppy on the back end, very interesting. I like the aftertaste - it lingers. Certainly the most interesting of the Granite Brewery Beers, one of their best. I like that another reviewer said it tastes like Autumn; I agree!