OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 22oz bottle a dark amber with a reddish tint and an off-white head. Aroma was caramel malt and floral/piney hops. Flavor was malty with a bitter hop and a bit of toffee in the finish.
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
GREAT TASTE. Nose was caramel with very floral hops. Flavour had the resin taste with a huge wash of malts adding heavy molasses and butterscotch tones.
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 ounce bottle from Belmont Station--Poured a cloudy amber-copper body with a thick off-white head. spicy, bitter, alpha acidic nose with some floral and fruity hoppiness. Big malt underpinning with lingering grapefruit hops and sticky prickly bitterness and a sparkling mouthfeel. Yum!
thomat (2536) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy amber with a small white head. Malty and hoppy. Fruit, malt and hop taste.Full body with a dry, hoppy finish.
Quevillon (2663) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bouteille de 660 ml partagé avec Lady Susan, à Volo (Toronto), le 13/7/08. Couleur thé ambrée, moyen collet. Arome d’houblon amère agréable, notes de thé noir. Goût d’herbe houblonné, bonne amerturme et un peu fruité. Une bonne bière amère et malgré son taux d’alcool, tu ne le sens pas!
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Opaque orange-amber w/ ring of beige foam. fresh, hoppy, grapefruit aroma. Thick, resiny feel. Sweet malty flavour w/ a bitter, grapefruity finish.
jhliesen (771) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 22oz-Dark amber color with a medium size head that was slighty off-white. Aroma had some hops. The flavor was carmel with some nuttynees undertones, finishing with some hops.
anders37 (19344) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber reddish color with a small off-white head. Malty hoppy bitter citrus and grapefruit aroma with some hints of caramel. Malty hoppy caramel flavor. Malty and very bitter hoppy finish with a long bitter aftertaste.
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This indeed was a strong ale. Very powerful, full of lots of sweet malted flavor, caramel as well. Nice big head very sweet, and a beautiful copper body. Verry smooth in taste, a great bit full mouthfeel and finishes very soft.
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 66cl @ home.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, pine, orange, citrus shell. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (220408)