DrSilverworm (2703) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, shared by beerpig317. Clear amber - copper color. Thin khaki head, little lace. Malty "old hop" aroma. Caramel malt and mustiness. Medium-plus body. Light, more crisp, smooth carbonation. More dry texture. Sweet taste, light bitter. There may be a little earthy herbal flavors here, but at this point the old hop aroma is predominant, tastes a bit past its prime, drinking a bit like an old IPA right now. Still happy to have tried this.
hopscotch (8212) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle... Blazer’s low-key O-Town Throwdown 2012… Clear dirty-orange pour with a small, creamy, off-white head. Good retention. The bouquet features caramel, buttery toffee and a hint of earthiness. Full-bodied and creamy with pillow-soft carbonation. The rich flavor is an odd marriage of big-time earthy beet and sweet toffee that somehow totally works for me. Earthy, sweet, beet finish. I love beets.
BMan1113VR (7377) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Strange beer. Pours with a hazy brown hued body with a small, off-white head. Aromas are of coffee, cocoa, brown sugar, nutty, baking powder, oak. A touch powdery and earthy smelling. Flavors are nutty, a bit tannic, caramel, chocolate, roast, mocha. Medium carbonation, somewhat pesky alcohol flavors for 7%. Medium dry. Odd beer.
wedgie9 (1590) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted on 9/23/12 from a capped 650mL bomber bottle brought to me by a friend from Chicago. Pours amber with a deep red hue and a beige with a deep red tinted head that is very thick and slowly recedes to messy lace, leaving a bunch of residue inside the glass. The nose is pretty straightforward amber ale with fresh orange and just a touch of sweet beets. The flavor is fairly straightforward with some caramel malt notes, a hint of bitterness, and plenty of zesty orange with a touch of beet sweetness. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long zesty orange and lightly bitter finish.
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gift from a friend. This poured so beautifully. Deep rich redish brown. Really light up front and finished floral and really complex. aroma was really impressive. The first impression is a rich and very heavy brew. smells sweet and floral. Smells full bodied and intense. That is way the first taste is exactly the opposite. Still a wonderful mouthfeel. Really great beer. Fitting for the standard of a restaurant such as Next.
anders37 (12708) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
daknole (7204) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Woodshop. Color is red/orange. Head is yellowish orange. Aroma of root vegetables straight up! Flavor is lighter than the aroma, some earthy dirt, beets. Finishes a bit dry. Odd but interesting.
GT2 (5658) - Riverslime, California, USA - JUL 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
651mL at Woodshop 7. Pours a clear, deep orange tea color. Almost no head formation. Nose is sweet carrot and beets, sweet tea, earthy oolong tea. Taste is buttery, bitter, malty, heavy on oatmeal, toffee, and thick rustic malt. Palate is clean but weak and watery.
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours orange amber with notes of light fruit and or beets. A dry beet note dominates with some background citrus and dry grains. Nice finish.
deyholla (4787) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled from the bottle at the Mundelin beer fest. Pours a clear amber red with a yellowish brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has some dark sugary sweet grains with a note of beets. Flavor again has that beet notes again that combines surprisingly well with dark sweet grains.