3fourths (8702) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Murky dark brown. Scent of butterscotch, wood, maple, brown sugar and caramlized plums. Very bright and fresh taste up front, lacking depth but still very enjoyable - flavors of wood, plums, brown sugar and some chewy bready flavors. A beer that could be a brown ale and could be a scotch ale and could be a strong ale - it’s an interesting multi-style hybrid that has it’s own place. It’s good to find beer like this.
DSG (8665) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 20, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Very dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, some toastiness, fruits, chocolaty and nutty notes and a bit of hops and alcohol. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, nuts and fruits. Finishes with bitter and slightly spicy hops and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied with a somewhat thick and rounded feel. Not bad.
MartinT (8661) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2002
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thin but stinging hops on the nose and palate...Some dark chocolate in the back...Watery but even...
deyholla (8606) - 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.
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Peekskill Brewery. Pours a dark cola brown to black with a medium beige head. Sweet malt, dark fruit, toast, and caramel on the nose. Sweet, thin to medium bodied, and a touch of roast. Finishes with a light booze note.
KyotoLefty (7996) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 1, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the New York Wine and Culinary Center. Dark brown with a winey red glow. Big nose of toffee, coffee, chocolate; rich and fragrant, with a big of dried fruits. Chocolate, coffee flavor, bitter and well roasted with rather light body and a big, bitter finish. Very pleasant.
Hansen (7809) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with a red note. Clear. Light off-brown head. Malty aroma, light bread, faint roasted. Flavor starts sweet, faint vanilla-note, then some delicate hoppy notes. Finish moderate to heavy bitter.
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 [2422-20090802] Tap. Berry malt toast aroma. Clear, dark mahogany red body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Mild roast malt grains flavour has more fruit in the background. Full body is quite boozy. Average, a little too rough and boozy. (6/4/6/3/13) 3.2
(@ Cole’s; Buffalo, NY)
[5322B-20130430] Tap. Not much aroma. Clear, mahogany brown body with a quick foamy off-white head. Milky toasted grains flavour has a lingering bitterness. Medium-full body. Interesting, a little rough around the edges. (5/3/6/3/13) 3.0
(@ brewpub, Lake Placid, NY)
blipp (7250) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the Buffalo Brewfest. Pours deep nut brown with an off white head, Floral hop and caramel aroma. Smooth body. Flavor is lightly hopps, with floral and grassy notes, as well as a bit of caramel. Nice.
SudsMcDuff (7127) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz bottle .. . pours a medium brown .. abv was done well .. mild all around, nothing to special but non offensive .. . mild grain and bread, slick mouthfeel
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