Emeister84 (633) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aromas of raisins, cherries, cocoa, and subtle booze. Hazy mahogany with fully lasting, beige head. Slightly sweet and strong, with flavors of dried fruit and dark chocolate, with some toasted coconut and alcohol. Medium body, refreshing carbonation, and finishes with fruit and heat.
zickbeer_ye (184) - Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 aged in brandy barrels. sweet brandy and spice scent with cherry notes and other slight fruit scents. Creamy white head nice darker brown with an amber hue. spice and clove notes with a strong alc brandy and some slight fruit tastes. smooth but a little hot on the palate. Izzick
MadRobin (1396) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Gilly's Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, MD.
Murky, dark brown with a khaki head and very good lacing.
Aroma of caramel, dark fruit, port wine and dark bread.
Taste of roasted malt, cherry, raisin and brown sugar.
Medium/full body and high/medium carbonization.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
maxwelldeux (2696) - Spokane, Washington, USA - MAY 21, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear brown color with effectively no head on it. Nose is malty and somewhat sugary. Taste actually a tad filled with alcohol. Not much to this.
AxlLives (280) - Maryland, USA - MAY 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap pour - @ JoJo's. Pours dark brown with smallish creamy tan head. smoky aromas, malted biscuit, candied plums on the nose. Dark fruit, figs, and good malt on taste, with long finish, mildly bitter. Smooth up in ya!