arminjewell (5720) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour on tap at the 15th anniversary party, pour is dark red with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, molasses, toffee, hints of earth, nuts in there with a slight spice with a hint of floral hops. Taste is a mix of dark burnt caramel and toffee, hints of toast, dark red ripe fruits, hints of grass and herbal hops, slight spice and yeast, finishing fairly sweet but dry.
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap @ Great Divide 18th Anniversary Party. A bit hazy, reddish orange appearance with a tan head. Somewhat toasty, a bit grassy, light caramel malty aroma. Somewhat sweet malty, straw, grassy, a bit toasty flavor.