TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 28, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a mostly translucent deep brownish amber with a medium creamy/bubbly off white head. Aroma of mixed nuts, chocolate, toasted malt, like woodiness, a little earthy and lightly floral. Flavor of the same, some vanilla and oak, wood aging seems to add a nice complexity.
hopdog (8521) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle shared courtesy of TomDecapolis. Poured a medium brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of roast, caramel, nuts, lightly earthy, smoke, and light oak. Tastes of caramel, nutty, roast, and light vanilla. Where’s the Oak (very subtle).
egajdzis (5194) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a lightly hazy, red amber color with a small, light tan head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, light cocoa, nuts, caramel malts and a bit of vanilla oak. Taste of nuts, light roast, vanilla, citrus fruits, and caramel, with a lightly bitter finish. Thanks to Tom for sharing!