kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: September 19, 2009
Source: Brewfest, Portland Indie
Appearance: hazy brown, wispy beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel aroma, light bready character, lots of balancing earthyness
Flavor: sweet dark caramel flavor, lots of breadyness, light earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
Squizzle (172) - Idaho, USA - JAN 27, 2014
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark ale, has a kind of copper finish. Drank it at the PDX airport way too early in the morning but hey, I had time to kill.
cwald (91) - Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
HQT Night. Growler. Sweet chocolate hints, Poured dark rd, cloudy. This beer tasted good, better than it smelt. probably the best beer I’ve had from this brewery.
marcus (7296) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours reddish amber with a nice beige head and a bready aroma. There is a medium-bodied smoked malt flavor with some vanilla and a tangy finish.
r464 (2011) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark coppery color with a tan head. Balanced with a malty base that is not very sweet leading to an earthy flavor and hoppy finish.
bhensonb (12134) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Harry & David in Medford, OR. Pours dark ruddy copper with a 3 finger foamy beige head. Aroma is sort of roast malt with some citrus. Med body with foamy carb. Flavor is malt forward with a good deal of roastiness. There seems to be citrus. It’s a bit nobly spicy. Overall it’s a fairly smooth amber with lots of fruit and roast malt. Finishes dryish and bitter. Drinks very well for an amber.
Ogre_Dad (3) - Saint Helens, Oregon, USA - MAR 19, 2012 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
bomber, clear deep red, great aroma and appearance. taste was ok but was expecting deeper flavor with deeper color.
reebtogi (4608) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650ml bomber pours amber in color with a 2 finger off-white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is light toasted malts with hints of chocolate and fruit. Taste is caramel malty sweetness with hints of chocolate and spice and a decent hop bitterness. Medium body and adequate carbonation. Good quality brew and easy to drink. Quite enjoyable.
Syzzer (605) - Oregon, USA - NOV 28, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a good well rounded red. It does fit between the Amber and Brown continuum, more toward Amber. Good maltiness, mellow, with slight bitter end
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle:   Deep amber, burnt orange hues, almost coppery, moderate to large foamy sand colored head, fairly decent lacing.   Oddly enough, pale chocolate malt nose.   A little barnish and musty hay like.   Pale
chocolatey malts up front, some hop bitterness, not real malty.   Feels like a Pale Ale with a bit of Chocolate malt or something in it.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Yeah, more of a Pale Ale with some chocolate type
malt in there.   Not bad, pleasant, a little different from what I expected.   Decent.
Zymurgeist2 (1232) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 10, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear red with a taupe head. The flavor is only slightly malty - i expected a lot more for this style. From the sampler at KBB, and it was nice to move on to the next one.