jar72404 (426) - USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with half inch cream head. Aroma is toasted malt and toffee. Flavor is dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate. Very solid.
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thick mahogany body with a thin toasted caramel colored head. Nut caramel and toffee malting oozes off the body, soon leading to flavors of sharp brown malt, caramel nut, and some alcohol.
60minuteman (971) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a root beer brown. Aroma mostly malt, some bread, a bit sweet. Taste is vanilla and cream. Some toffee as well. Good finish...some hops and light bitterness.
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle in hotel room, Ithaca. Clear, deep brown appearance with a light brown head. Toasty, caramel malty, somewhat nutty aroma. A touch fruity (apple, pear), burnt toffee, caramel malty flavor. Not bad.
cbooth (12) - Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle from 6 pack purchased at Price Chopper in Canton, NY. Pours a very dark amber just barley translucent when help up to light. Thin temporary head. Subtle aroma. Taste is nutty malt up front crispier bitter hoppy finish. Not usually a big fan of English-style ales but this is spectacular!
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - FEB 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pours a darker brown with a tan head that doesnt last.Smells and tastes of caramel, roasty, nuts, floral, raisin, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, not bad but nothing over the top special,
cleverlobo (319) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 25, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle; dark brown with red hues and medium brown head; aroma-coffee, caramel, floral, mildly roasty; taste-medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish. This is great
burg326 (4231) - Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft, poured a amber brown color with aromas of sweet malt, dark fruit, and a touch of oak. Flavors of some cherry, caramel, oak, and sweet malt. Surprising brew overall.
bobaidan (521) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - FEB 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
What a pleasant surprise. Asia is cherry, oak and some sweetness. A but thick in body, but with enough carbonation to offset. Flavor reminds me a lot of a Belgian dubbel. I liked this a lot.
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Cask Republic, New Haven. Dark ruby with a off-white head. One-of-a-kind beer with most of its flavor from it’s hops, but notes of clove, spice, opium.