Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2006
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle courtesy of Jonathan3584. Transparent mahogany with minimal head, fades to film quickly. Aroma all over the place, vanilla and spices up front, with some chocolate, mollasses and fruit. Spicy sweet caramel malt in initial flavor turns to all extract vanilla taste. Quite put off by all the vanilla.
Glouglouburp (5883) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear ruby body topped by a very small white head. Syrupy body with sweet cherries swimming in a brown-sugar cake. Herbal notes adds to an otherwise rather simple sweet beer. While drinking it I knew my taste buds were in familiar territories but I just couldnít put my finger on it. Then a friend came to the rescue. Dr Pepper. Yes, thatís it. Overall I wasnít too found of this Dr Pepper flavoured-beer although I actually like Dr Pepper. I also like milk butÖ
AR (944) - Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light aroma and a quickly dieing head. Carbonated beer with a spicy flavor of cherry soda and watermelon.
MIBRomeo (2460) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
dark mahogony in color w/ a small tan head and some nice lacing. Smells of baby powder and some light malts, very odd, a few other light spices in the back. Palate is full and fairly well carbonted. Flavor is odd, the baby powder wont go away, fairly sweet some odd spices in the finish. Not something i can drink.
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JAN 3, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
2009 22oz. bottle. Pours red/copper/brown with a small off-white head that dissipates quickly to a light ring. Very little lacing. Sweet aroma, caramel malt, vanilla, some dark fruit. Flavor is underwhelming, some black cherries, caramel malt, vanilla, spice, but rather weak and watery. Somewhat medicinal. Mouthfeel is low on carbonation, pretty thin, yet manages to get a bit sticky long after the finish. A fair amount of local hype on this one and I was not terribly impressed for my first one. Coulda got an í08, but I will check it out again next year.
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
2006. Light brown color with white head. Malty chocolate nose. Flavor is malts with spicy, sprucy flavor.
Ernesto987 (3041) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 23, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bomber, itís got the southern tier Creme burlee flavor. Luckily itís just a significant flavor not utter dominance. Dry finish, thin body. Lame brew
Ungstrup (27766) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and vanilla, leading to a dry finish.
lb4lb (2112) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2007
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
bottle courtesy of DrBayern
Rich maroon brown with a fluffy beige head. Smell is sweet, malt, vanilla, cream and perhaps some butteriness or butterscotch. Kind of reminds me of scotch ales, which iím not too keen on. Taste is smooth vanilla, cream and caramelly malt. A good beer, in all honesty, but something about the strong sweet vanilla like aroma that was a bit cloying or unpleasant to me.
Cobra (1100) - In a van, down by the river, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
22 oz. bomber. No freshness date seen. Poured out a deep copper color, with a sticky tan head. Aromas are of sweet malts, vanilla, slight spices.
Flavors is strictly vanilla cream soda.
Strange flavor for a beer, especially a Winter ale. Medium mouthfeel, decent body. Finished sweet & sticky.