GonZoBeeR (2752) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 24, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma:mixe of nutty and bitterness,grape fruit...
Flavor:light nutty,light grapefruit...
VertBaconStrips (1950) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 15, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Daaaark brown brew, decent brown cap, decent retention, decent slippery lacing, decent, decent, decent.... Chocolate aroma with a very low amount of burnt malts, hearty bread, weak orange, even weaker spices similar to a watered down version of spearmint. The taste has a bit of sweet roast malts with a hidden chocolate quality. Tastes like mud looks, mild citrus, hops traiil gently behind, slight tang, mild bitterness. Some lingering roast after taste.
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 15, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the Yellow Dog Tavern. I’d had this out of bottle before and been underwhelmed, but WOW! This rocks on tap! Fresh hop aroma, creamy malt character, loads of malt character, great palate. Nose is citrus hops, dark chocolate, spice. Flavors are similar to a very heavily hopped porter. Suddenly my least favorite Half Pints beer is now my very favorite.
DuffMan (5788) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2009 Bottle. Dark chestnut brown pour. Surprisingly roasty aroma, some burnt malt and bitter chocolate. Chocolate comes forward on the palate, some nutty character, and some nice bitter roast. Medium bitter finish that is surprisingly hoppy. Well balanced, nice character, very tasty!
Cirrhosis (1143) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
"Standard looking brown ale, its brown with the normal red showing when held to the light. AWSOME AROMA!!!!!!! This aroma is mind blowing, drool, inducing, pant creaming awesomeness!!!!!! That is to say I like it. Sweet burnt milk chocolate that is only slightly bitter, a perfect amount of flowery hops, and the key element to me overly enjoy this aroma is the yummy sent of roasted almonds. This is the best smelling beer for me in a long time. Taste is ok but a far cry from the killer stink of the beer. Taste is nice and smooth with luckily only mild coffee showing up. Malts are nutty clean and complemented by bakers chocolate. Taste starts to go thin and slightly sour when beer hits room temp. Drink this beer cold for best results!!!!! Yep now that its warm its chalky and bitter and the malts seem to disappear. Ok beer it fell apart towards the end but still descent to drink."
markas101 (1745) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 6, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle, Fargo, ND, USA via Winnipeg. Deep brown, almost opaque, creamy tan head. Sweet coffee like aroma, with some caramel and hops. Crisp for a brown ale, with a mingled walnut and spice finish.
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma of sweet malt and milk chocolate, copper, with a small tan head. Flavour is again sweet malt, mild chocolate and some light orange essence. Light bodied, balanced pleasantly bitter. Very good.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz. bottle) Pours a chestnut brown body with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, and nuts. Flavor of cocoa, toasted grain, and nuts. Easy drinker.
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear light brown with a good 2-finger head with passable retention and a nutty, hoppy aroma. Not bad! Tastes surprisingly balanced for a brown, especially one with "sweet" in the title - nutty and chocolaty, but with enough hops to balance things nicely. Moderately creamy body and good carb, dangerously sessionable!
Boutip (4292) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Oakbluff: Poured a deep brown color ale with an average foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of deep caramel and toffee malt is quite interesting. Taste is a nice mix between some caramel and toffee malt notes with a medium dry hoppy finish. Full body with some good carbonation. Very well done over all but was hoping ( and would have like) a hoppier finish.