snoworsummer (3509) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle. Pours opaque brown with a thin beige head. Tastes like pears, sour, malt. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like raisins and toffee.
sonnycheeba (4388) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours dark brown with a ruby tint and light creamy beige head. Aroma is cookie malts, sour cherries, plums, light spice, and faint chocolate. Flavor is dry malts, dark fruit esters, light oak, dark fruit esters, and faint spice; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (10909) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours clear dark brown with a small, frothy beige head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is chocolate malt, port, prunes, dates, and figs, light spicy hops, toffee, and oak. Flavor is lightly tart dark fruits, light hops and bitterness, sweet caramel and nutty malt with a dry finish. Full body and light carbonation.
Travlr (16923) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle courtesy of me, thank me very much! Dark maroon brown color, bright beige head. Aroma of prune juice, vinous vanilla, dark plums. Taste is plums, raisins, dates, vanilla, port wine. Delicious.
DocLock (8689) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aged bottle from the Doc Lock cellar. Pours hazy ruddy brown with off-white head. Nose is roasty funky bourbon, vanilla, funk, cherry, brett. Taste tart, with oaky fruit, port wine, cherry, lactic tartness, and a complex finish.
reggiedunlop (3496) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Opaque ruby/brown with a fizzy thin tan head. Aroma has notable port with faint bitter dark chocolate. Flavor is very oaky with light tart port notes...slightly vinous. Mouthfeel is light/medium with a dry oaky/roasty bitter finish.
egajdzis (5653) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nearly opaque dark brown color with a small, light tan head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, port wine, chocolate, charred wood, brett, and roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, wood, port wine, sweeter dark fruits, and a dry, lightly tart finish.