on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Share this beer with friends!
Deep Amber red color, with a fragrant malt aroma. Flavorful notes of rich caramelized malt and noble hop flavors harmonize on the palate leading to a crisp clean finish. Named after one of Cleveland’s most respected safety directors, who frequented the brewpub’s bar during his tenure from 1935-1941 and, according to popular legend, was responsible for the bullet holes still evident today.

Hudspart's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle: Pours amber with a little head. Great aroma of sugar and cake. Very good flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Prufrockstar (875) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Clear dark amber with creamy head. Caramel, toffee, whatever that stale old barleywine flavor I always think of as caramel prunes. Taste follows, along with copper and cola. Finish is lightly bitter, but otherwise pretty sweet. Light body, lively carbonation. Overall: this doesn’t really work for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EyeAmBaldman (222) - Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Pours a deep red with a nice off white head. Aroma is malt and caramel. Taste is full of malt and caramel with a nice bitter finish. Good beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigrond (1475) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Very middle of the road but good. A good solid offering from a good brewer. I like the ease in which this brew goes down. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - AUG 9, 2014
Pours a darker amber color. Aroma and taste start sweet with caramel then finish with a piney bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHANER4 (479) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 23, 2014
I thought I rated this beer. I have had this beer several times and think its really good. Reminds me of boston lager with more malt and somewhat sweeter. Has nice body and goes down smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ScipioA (283) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Orange-tinted amber in the pour is nice to look at and it provides a smooth and relatively heavy mouthfeel, otherwise nothing really special here. Grainy malts and maybe a touch too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Out of the bottle with the boys. Aroma is nutty and malty with some caramel notes. Pours amber with a small but frothy white head. Taste is malt forward with notes of marshmallow and figs. Great warm malt mouthfeel without being too sweet. Solid vienna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (581) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Aroma is sweet malts. Taste is rich malts with a small hit of bitter hops. Overall a nicely balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopmelt (172) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours slightly hazy deep amber, finger thin head, thin lacing. Aroma toasted bread, caramel, floral hops. Taste folows nose, slightly bitter, enough sweetness to balance. Mouthfeel medium body and carbonation, clean, balanced finish. Overall real nice beer, tasty and well made, another great Great Lakes beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
whaleale (14) - Athens, Tennessee, USA - JUL 4, 2014
One of my top five, balanced all the way across the spectrum. Only change it needs is a higher gravity.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 112

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50