BMan1113VR (7690) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at GABF 2012. Fun to taste the homebrew as well during their Pro-Am Comp. Pours with a murky deep amber hued body and an off-white head. Aromas are yeasty and nutty, plum, fruity, medium malty. Flavors are boozy, spicy and a bit phenolic. Leathery and fruity. Dry and very warming.
AmEricanbrew (5200) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - JUL 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear dark amber color with ivory sheen. Mild nutty brown malt, spicy belgian yeast aromas. Medium body with average carbonation. Lightly sweet caramel, dark fruit flavors with spicy yeast, roasted nuts---not bad.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Rich amber beer with a low cream head. Yeast and malt aroma. Yeast and malt flavor with light spice and light dark fruit. Medium bodied. Yeast and malt linger with light dark fruit.
badlizard (5525) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Clear light brown with a thin fizzy head. Sweet raisin, dark fruits, and candy sugar aroma and taste with a sweet sugary finish and a sticky palate.
SHIG (3279) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft: Poured a brown with copper edge tones, the head was thin and bubbly. Aroma was dark fruits and sweet malts. Taste was a blend of toffee, dark fruits and malts. Left the palate very dry and longing for more.
JoeTheYounger (1113) - Claremont, California, USA - SEP 2, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler fill shared by Brandon. Hazy brown pour. Taste is dark sweet sugars and dominant Belgian yeast. Just ok.