MartinT (6934) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2008 My Bottom Line:
Tepid toasted malt and its subtly baccate caramel brethren lead to a leafy supporting hop bitterness. This is another well-malted Jasper Murdock ale, yet is does not shine in the brewery’s lineup.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam lingers atop the copper-tinged burgundy.
-An earthen dryness seems to be concealing a mineral character.
-Carbonation is active and a little frothy at first.
-This remains a relatively well-done version of a boring style, but it is not interesting enough for me to have more than a pint.
From the bottle and on tap at the brewpub .
Beerdedone (2350) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at vt brewfest 07. Pours a copper color with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, malts, and woody hops.
flavor is well balanced with caramel, and toasted malts with a clean and bitter finish. Very nice.
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Robe cuivrée très claire surmontée d’une mousse blanche qui s’estompe. Arômes de bonbon, de malt caramélisé et de céréales.
JoeMcPhee (7625) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the alehouse. Copper coloured, thin yellowish head. Sweet caramel aroma, light woody hops. Some sweet blackberry notes. Flavour is well-balanced. Light sweet crystal malt, lingering woody herbal hop flavour. Moderate bitterness.
CapFlu (4013) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) Tiny, bubbles dance amongst a mahogany body. Thin, dissipated head. Nose and flavour of strong English malts, mildly roasty with an oregan hops bitterness. Nice balance and complexity.
Lubiere (8248) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Red copper ale with a thin white head. Aroma of wild grass and chlorine. Good malt base, with crisp hops. Very nice medium bodied ale. On tap, Feb.10, 2006.
GonZoBeeR (2692) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2006
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap a the pub....
Flavor:Light caramel flavor,light bitterness watery......
VTHopHead (1389) - Barre, Vermont, USA - JUN 19, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the brewpub - Poured a dark ruby red in color with almost no head and little other carbonation. Aroma was mild of malt and distinct of noble hops. Flavor was a little off balance to the hop bitter side, but who’s complaining. The finish was long and quite bitter. Very nice...
mkobes (2132) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Inn. Orange in color with a nice white head. Clear in color. Caramel and fruity aroma. Well balanced. Malty, caramel flavor. Clean tasting. Slight hop bitterness and flavor. Drinkable.
MaiBockAddict (1498) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the inn. Orange/red, white head, clear. Malty carmel fruity aroma. Malty flavor, slight carmel. Slight hop bitterness and flavor. Clean.