Getbetter (1019) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - DEC 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a draft and is cloudy lite-medium brown . A little boozes tang maple syrup taste.I like it.
JoeTheYounger (1178) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at H24. A bit darker than regular warmer poured side by side. Lots of vanilla, wood, bourbon, and spice. Also picked up dark figs and toffee notes. Pretty tasty surprise today.
brokensail (14558) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Hangar 24. Copper pour with a lot of haze and a khaki head. Aromas of caramel, butterscotch, and vanilla. A bit of rye whiskey, maple syrup, and some overripe fruits. Light booze. Flavor is sticky and sweet. Lots of butterscotch candies, maple syrup, and caramel. Some vanilla, whiskey, and dark fruit.
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at H24, Pugafest 2013. Nice, giant head formation. Nose is odd tomato, some diacetyl, slick margarine. Taste is sweet cola, very sugary, mild butter, hints of macadamia cookie and short bread. Eh.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, Pours with a hazed brown body with an off-white head. Slightly acetone like in the aroma. Brown sugar, tart fruit, strong rye whiskey, lightly spicy and floral. Flavors are brown sugar, spicy, christmas cake, whiskey, oak, lightly musty. Medium-low body that is bolstered by carbonation.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - DEC 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a murky brown color. Only some notes from the Rye Whiskey play through. There is a bit of pie spice in here and the strong ale is a good solid base for the other flavors that are piled on. At the 2012 Barrel Aged Beer Event.