mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUN 10, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a really tasty beer. Dark caramel with a kick ohf hops in the finish. This is how you show your love ove beer on a special occasion. Great.
brokensail (10608) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mahogany pour with a khaki head. Very fruity aroma, almost cola-like sweetness, and a hint of roasted malt. Mild chocolate notes, caramel, burnt sugar, and hints of licorice. The flavor is intensely sweet and fruity, almost cloying. Burnt sugar, cola, caramel, and a bit of chocolate. Very light roasted malt.
abcfan (690) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
2012 on tap at brewery. Pours murky red/brown with little head. Aroma is mostly fruit and malt. Had a flighty nutty taste. Finishes dry/ fruity.
italarican (1470) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at the San Ramon brewpub. Mud brown pour. Aroma has some caramel and an odd plum character. Flavor is similar: faint of sweet caramel and vanilla with some plum tartness. Flat body. Not bad.
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 8, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"Barrel aged" Poured dark brown, caramel, dark fruit, malty, vanilla, little chocolate, little wood, slightly tart in the finish.
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 2, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Dark copper beer with a light cream colored head. light caramel aroma. Caramel and toffee flavor with backing light fruit. Medium-plus bodied. Caramel and toffee lingers with light fruit and light earthiness.