jkwalking05 (3382) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown with a small beige head. Aroma is of peat, toffee, caramel, and bread. Taste is of toffee, peat and caramel.
thirdeye11 (5378) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
( 22oz bottle thanks to travita) Pours clear brown with nice oily bubbles. Nose of chlorine, hops, citrus, and caramel. Taste of toasted grain, caramel, very low hop presence, with a good, carbonated warm finish.
mar (4590) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle thanks to travita. deep amber pour with a cream head. nose is thick caramel with some light hops. nice on the palate, smooth caramel flavor with a sweet malty finish.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Name: Auld Asheville Vintage Ale
Date: January 30, 2010
Mode: Cask Conditioned
Source: Brick Store Pub
Appearance: muddy brown, dense beige head, heavy lace
Aroma: big malt aroma, rich dark caramel and brown sugar
Flavor: rich caramel flavor, lots of earthyness keeps it mostly dry, touch of fruity character, light chocolate, long bitter finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Score: *** /4
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the 10th Richmond RateBeer Gathering courtesy of Butters on 01/16/2010. Clear dark brown body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet floral and light citrus hop aroma with some caramel. Sweet floral and light citrus hop flavor on a caramel and pale malt background. Medium full body with moderate carbonation.
ilovedarkbeer (2181) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle thanks to travita. Nose is caramel, citrus, and burnt bread. Taste is dark karo syrup and some citrus. I don’t know if I stopped trying with descriptors but I did right "booooring" in my tasting notes.
dchmela (2539) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to Lee for the bottle. Dark reddish brown pour. Malty, peaty and spicy aroma. Peaty malt, toffee taste. Really nice.
blutt59 (5997) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, thanks to travita, pours copper colored with an off white head, aromas of sweet caramel malts and fruity, flavors of caramel and brown sugar, some bitterness with a lasting sweet finish
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to travita. Clear ruby pour with small tan head. Aroma is raisins, plums and caramel. Flavor is caramel, raisins, bread, fig, and a hint of coffee on the back end.
BMan1113VR (7769) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to travita. Pours with a tan head and a hazy golden body. Aroma of caramel, grain, alcohol, and sweetness. Not a lot of complexity there. Taste is alcohol, grain, and toasty with some hop presence. Light bubbles and a caramelly. Finish.