ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sweet toffee and raisin nose. The taste is moderately sweet, lightly bitter with caramel, raisins, dry malt and light herbal hops.
MrChopin (3727) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Lancaster. Transparent red-amber, white ring for a head. Nose of dusty caramel, bit soft with some sugar bit little else. Flavor shows more caramel malt and is considerably sweeter, particularly through the finish, where it is lightly foamy body and generally empty profile.
Lubiere (11379) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 28, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
An amber lager with a thin off white head. In aroma, a herbal malt with light caramel and cinnamon notes. In mouth, a classic vienna with nutty malt, smooth cinnamon, herbal, a bit meaty. On tap at PA Flavor, April 9th, 2011.
DiarmaidBHK (3821) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not a lot of aroma here. The taste has some sweetness to it to go along with the bread notes. Finishes clean.
TommyTilt (67) - Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Wilmington location. Pours light auburn color with an off white head. Aroma is toasted malt, very earthy, I like the bread aroma. Medium bodied. Flavor is soft sweet pretzel and biscuit with a floral finish.
Drake (10845) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear auburn color with a medium creamy offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of toffee and berries. The taste is toffee, caramel, toasted malts, berries, grain and mild hops. Medium bodied.
Dfonorow (1738) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours translucent copper with a thin off-white head. Aroma is a tad on the sweet side with hints of toast and some citrus. Flavor is crisp with a touch of spice and a bitter/floral hop finish.
bp (836) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft (notes are sparse for this): golden amber with a white head, very malty beer, nice.
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap. amber color, little head. refreshing nice malty red lager. a nice clean finish.
decaturstevo (5535) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 30, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep copper pour with off white head and lace. Light to medium malt aroma. Semi sweet caramel malt, with a very light bitter. Medium bodied but a tad fizzy.