Dogbrick (11605) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a slightly cloudy dark brown color with a medium light beige head that diminishes steadily. Short stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt plus some touches of dark fruit. Medium body with flavors of sweet malt, roasted nuts and dark fruit. The finish is sweet and roasty with a malt aftertaste. Decent overall.
madsberg (11399) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled: Amber coloured. Unclear. Brown coloured head. Light spiced, light grassy aroma. Flavour of liqourice sweetness and spice. Ends on a light sweet note. Strange brew.
Sammy (11216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
hops and yeast in aroma. Some bitterness and roastiness and nuttiness. So complexity and higher alcohol is assimilated. Amber colour. Medium mouthfeel.
Meilby (10967) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 27, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ The Pony Bar - Hell’s Kitchen, New York, NY
Pours hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, yeast, fruits and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long warm, caramel, yeasty and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
shrubber85 (10756) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Woody toffee malt aroma. Chestnut with small head. Oak, light toffee malt and moderately bitter dry hay hops flavor. Tasty.
hopscotch (10642) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2004
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Co-rated by Scraff... Clear, mahogany ale with a mid-sized, creamy, beige head.
Very well retained with nice, creamy, thick lacing. Chocolatey aroma with notes of cashews, chocolate chip cookie dough and dark breads. The flavor, although well-balanced and well-bittered, is a bit of a let down. Smells better than it tastes. Light to medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, bitter finish. Good brew, overall.
rosenbergh (10623) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
355 ml bottle. From the US (H).
Dark reddish brown colour with small off-white head. Roasted malty aroma with some hoppiness. Sweetish malty flavour with chocolate and cough medicine. Some bitter hoppiness in the background.
adnielsen (10490) - 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.
djd07 (10483) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with small frothy off white head. The aroma is caramel malt and dark fruits . Thin mouth with sweet malt, dark chocolate, roast, very good.
deyholla (10209) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Poured a hazy brownish amber with a thick white head that laced thickly and lasted throughout the beer. Aroma was full of malts with biscuit, caramel, hay and bread coming through with a hint of fruit. Flavor was similarly malty with lots of biscuits and bread with a bit of caramel sweetness to round out the beer.