jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle-pours a light tan head with copper color. Aroma is a good balance of malt & hops. Taste follows with a hops finishing with a bite. Good carbonation.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Source: Brewfest, Classic City
clear copper, fine beige head, dark caramel malt aroma with earthy hops, sweet caramel flavor with a really nice candy caramel character, light hops add balance but otherwise stay out of the way of the hops, light bitterness in the finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
bhensonb (10808) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vintage Cellar. Pours amber with a slight beige head. Aroma is fruity. Flavor is malty and fruity. Touch of tobacco. Finishes with somewhat roasted malt, really light butter/diacetyl, and some hop. Starts to suggest toffee.
Tmoney99 (10468) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft sample at Knoxville Brew Jam. Poured a clear amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkale ale.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and hops. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel and hoppy notes. Finished bitter.
Travlr (9997) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Birreria Paradiso. Clear amber, thin white head, great lacing. Subtle scotch aroma, taste is metallic with a hint of cardboard.
Lubiere (9790) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A dark amber ale with a thick light moka head. A sweet nutty ma;t aroma. In mouth, very nutty and mineral malt, crisp and dry, notes of iron, a bit metallic. Medium bodied. On tap at Tutu Tango, April 10 2009.
Ratman197 (9548) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a clear copper with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and light fruittiness with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9465) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2005
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12-oz. bottle. Pours clear mahagony, ruby with a small tan frothy head that mostly diminishes, lined lacing. Fragrant floral hop and caramel malt aroma, medium roasted, citrus and pine nose. Medium acidic floral pine hop and malt flavor, oily and metallic finish. Medium and thin body, oily palate.
daknole (8946) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 1, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Taco Mac. Copper pour. Small head. Aroma is nice and malty balanced out with some good floral hops. Flavor has some sweetness, but it countered with the right amount of bitterness. Pretty damn good.