beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - NOV 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap sample at the brewery.
Clear pretty mahogany color with a small off white head.
Aroma of caramel, nuts, wine like fruitiness and amaretto.
Dark fruit flavor (raisins), round nutty malt flavor, some spicy hops and medium bitterness.
Medium bodied, balanced and quite nice.
gyllenbock (7187) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Heartland Brewery and Chophouse - 43rd St, August 2012.
Clear amber with a small head. Sweet aroma and taste of malt, toffee, fruit and some nuts. An ok beer.
saxo (16112) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Heartland 43rd st. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, toffee, nuts, notes of licorice, malt and hops.
Theis (14963) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Heartland. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Nutty. High nutty. Red berries. Roasted notes. High malty. Dry malty. Light hoppy.
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at the south street seaport location. Dark red color with a white head. Malty with some citrus notes.
EdKing (2326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Notes from 2008 NY visit. Clear reddish amber ale, white head. Nose is chocolatey malt, caramel, brown sugar. This is very malty. Taste is chocolate, caramel, brown sugar but there’s also some ale hop fruit. Touch of hop bitter in the finish but it’s mainly malt dominating.
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Heartland (Empire State Building, NYC), on January 30, 2012
Clear deep copper to brownish red color, off-white to tan head. sweet, malty, fruity taste. Some berry aftertaste. Medium to moussy mouthfeel, high bitterness. Fruity, berry taste.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 5, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Clear bronze hued body with a retentive/lasting off-white head that leaves good lace. Aromas are of mild esters, fruit, toffee, caramel, bready, grainy, tea and a light orange hoppy note. Flavors are grainy, biscuity, bready, nutty, tea, caramel and orange. Light citrusy hops. A bit sticky on the palate. Full carbonation, medium bodied. Generic amber. No flaws, but not very interesting.
jlieber17 (201) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample @ Heartland Times Square. Very sweet; brown sugar taste. I wrote down at the time that this was amongst the best ambers I’ve ever had...
stouby (4344) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Radio City.
Clear redbrown with a light brown head, nice lacings. Aroma moderate malty, caramel, roasted, toffee, nutty, dark chocolate. Flavor moderate+ sweet, like velvet, smooth. Medium body, really nice.