Sammy (8024) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A little aging made all the difference, to give this an American strong quality. A decent dark Belgian base with a pleasant understated citrus hoppy finish. Fuller mouthfeel. tasty and dangerously drinkable. Pours extreme brown colour with a retained head. Mildly pleasant aroma.
HogTownHarry (5977) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
January 6, 2012 - with blankboy, garthicus, gregclow, jerc & mabel. Bomber from the brewery c/o j&m. Opaque brown-black with a smallish fizzy/foamy tan head. Aroma is roasty, dry, nutty with some alcohol. Taste follows, more alcohol, some fruit. Average body, solid carbonation, maybe a hint of metal in the finish, and it leaves a boozy after impression.
blankboy (5745) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle [660ml] shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel -- c/o j&m. Jan. 6. Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a small long-lasting frothy tan head. Mild aroma of light roasted malt, coffee and dark fruit. Flavour of roasted malt, coffee, light hops and a good bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Pretty good.
mabel (5364) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[4240-20120106] 650mL bottle. Light chocolate malt and old dried sweat hops aroma has a light wood note. Murky, dark brown body with a quick creamy tan head. Lightly barbecued bitter malt roast flavour has a lingering burnt finish. Medium-full body. Interesting to sample, good balance. (7/3/7/3/15) 3.5
(w/ blankboy, garthicus, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)
jercraigs (7319) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2012-01-06. Very dark brown body, small tan head. 3+ Interesting flavour, very light roast, sweet dark malt, light bitterness, light alcohol. 7+ Interesting aroma, sort of dry dusty dark malt, dry fruit. 7+ Light hints of licorice in the finish. Average plus to medium bodied palate. Pretty tasty. Bottle from the brewery, aged 3-4 months