laiti (3939) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle @ HBF, Rated on 21.05.2010
Aroma is sweetish with fruity hops and some caramel. Flavour is sweetish with caramel, some vanilla, spices, fruits and hops. And an ”American Strong Ale” ‐feeling. Good!
BrewDad (4256) - Olympia, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Big malt and hops flavor. A very nice Strong ale.
maxwelldeux (2240) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Pours a relatively clear amber color with a smallish head on it. Nose and taste are both fairly malty, yet has a bit of a bite to it. Very interesting drink...
Leafs93 (1379) - Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark amber with off white head. Aroma is citrus, floral caramel and toast. Taste is sweet with moderate bitters. Somewhat warming finish.
Jow (1380) - New York, USA - OCT 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the Stagshead as part of left hand night. Pours copper with white head and a sweet candy nose. Tastes of burnt caramel, cherries, vanilla, woody, ginger, wet leaves, malt, and grapefruit. Some alcohol warming but nice
AWISLguy (668) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Bennos. Pours reddish brown with a fine off-white head, some nice lacing. Aroma has pine, southern comfort and toffee. Taste is of cherries, a woodiness, some grassy hops and alcohol. Finishes with some length; sweet and syrupy, with alcohol. Complex and nice!
EHopper (575) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great flavor and mouth feel. Nice malty caramel, peptobismal mint, bright and bitter hope. Like this very much.
JPDurden24 (1094) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reddish brown pour with an off white head. Aroma of sugary candy and toffee. Taste is caramel, earthy, and a little spicey. This was very enjoyable.
watson1977 (2295) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an opaque deep amber with a medium tan head. Aroma has lots of candied fruits...alomost a mild vanilla...very lt pine. Flavor has a bit more pine...cuts the sweetness of the candied fruit...tastes like a barleywine. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is fruity/bitter and dry.
jredmond (4023) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at pony. Pours a clear amber red with off white lacing. Aroma is sweet chocolate and fresh hop, a very interesting combination indeed. Mouthfeel is medium and refreshing with notes of sweet chocolate malts, light fruit, booze, light hop and faint grass.