Sammy (8520) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aged bottle from Maple Shade. Black with no head. Sour stout aroma. Taste is mildly Flemish red with cherry. Very nice drinkability, having finished 550 ml on my own in the aft.
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of the Tampa Crew. Pours a hazy brown with a slight tan head. Nose is sherry, roast, dark fruit, vinous fruit, and vinegar. Flavor is similar with sherry, dark fruit, vinous notes, oak, and an abiding vinegar. Interesting sour overall.
jcartamdg (1919) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a deep dark brown with no head. Aroma of sour cherries, chocolate and roast. Taste is light, malty, slightly sour, funky with a boozy finish. Not bad at all
jredmond (5292) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sampled courtesy of John at Paulís housewarming tasting 2013. Pours a dark brownish body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is dark malt, light roast and some vague tart character. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of bready malt, chocolate malt, oak, light tartness and roast.
Errl (1555) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle- Pour is dark brown with a dark head..Nose is sherry barrel, sweetness, cherry, spices, oak..Taste is nice cherry chocolate, barrel, sherry, funk, spices, glazed donuts
jercraigs (7699) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013-08-17. Dark brown body with a tiny head, I suspect the bottle has been open for a while. 3+ Aroma is vinous with light roast touches, and raisiny fruit character. Flavour is similar, lightly vinous throughout over dark malt core. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Enjoyable. Campground Brewdown.
blipp (5973) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at CGBD, and Iím also pretty sure I had this on draft awhile back, so Iím leveraging some old notes as well. Pours brown with a beige head. Funky and fruits, with some light malty sweetness, oaky barrel notes, dark fruits, and some light tartness. Really damn good.
argo0 (11440) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Campground Throwdown 2, 75cl bottle, thanks axilla. Small beige head atop murky dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, Bourbon, some sour cherry, vinous, light Sherry. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous/sherry, some grape juice, sour cherry, light caramel. Medium body, some stickiness, minimal carbonation.
tgncc (2767) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Paulís. The aroma is sour, chocolate, sherry. The appearance is deep black, off-white head. the flavor is just like the aroma. The finish is a little boozy, sour. Medium in body. Good overall.
dmac (3983) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 c&c bottle from MapleShade traded to jcwatts who then in turn shared it at Paulís new place tasting. Poured a medium density with a dark brown average sized foamy head. Aroma is rather vinous from the sherry, wet bread soaked in wine, light sourness, chocolate and some funky cherry. Medium bodied with a chalky mouthfeel and average carbonation with a dry finish. Flavor of red wine, charcoal, burnt toast, wood, cough medicine, dark fruit skins and some sourness. Solid beer.