illidurit (2136) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours deep ruby with an off white head. Smokey burnt caramel nose, light chocolate wafer. Flavor is sweet with dark caramel and toffee but finishes smokey and a bit astringent.
gendv138 (1205) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft pour as part of the full sampler at Hoppy Brewing. Clear dark red/amber with off-white head. Aromas of chocolate and floral notes. Tastes of light chocolate, caramel, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish.
RedSox2004 (1236) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear golden amber with a one-finger khaki head that leavesgenerous lace. Aromas of tangy citrus and roasted malts. Lemon and orange flavors up front supported by modest toasted malts. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a clean finish.
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Bronze beer with a dark cream head. Cocoa and caramel aroma with light grapefruit. Grapefruit and cocoa flavor with nuttiness and caramel. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and light pine lingers with cocoa, caramel, and light nuttiness.
baraciisch (1812) - USA - SEP 16, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Reddish brown in color... Aroma of caramel malts, nuts... Flavor is rich and malty, notes of toffee, hazelnut, coffee... Not much hop balance... Okay
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beertholomeus (764) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an amber color with off white head. Malt, caramel, toffee, nut, chocolate and hop aroma. Caramel, toffee, malt, chocolate, hazelnut, biscuit and hop flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a malty finish.
brokensail (10804) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Hoppy Brewing. Dark amber pour with a white head. Toasted malt, bread, and some toffee on the nose. A bit of grass and straw. Pretty meh. Flavor is basic amber ale. Bread, toast, toffee, and caramel. Light floral hops, grass, and a mild bitterness.
whicheck (81) - California, USA - JUL 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours redish brown. Aroma is slight carmel but u can smell the hops and know its not going to be the traditional red. Flavor is pretty balanced. But to me it tasted a little watered down.
jtclockwork (8249) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared with Yanick. Pours dark reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of resin, caramel, toasted chocolate grain, charred toast and toasted red fruits. Medium body.
anders37 (16586) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ SF Beer Week Opening Celebration 2013, Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, CA. Pours a dark reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy finish.