bu11zeye (12150) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a cloudy brown body with a moderate creamy beige head. Aroma of smoke, grilled meat, and roasted malt. Flavor of smoke, roasted malt, some chocolate, and hops (herbal).
argo0 (12033) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(BCTC, 750ml bottle) Dark red-brown body with medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, caramel, some smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet and milk chocolate, some smoke. Light-medium body, light stickiness.
Tmoney99 (11812) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate smoke malty and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium complex sweet smoke flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where met.
Pinball (11329) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
clear brown, small offwhite head.
strange slightly sourish aroma, dark fruits.
flavor is roasted stuff, faint sweet malty, ends roasted. very nice roasted beer.
Ratman197 (11092) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of smoke, cocoa andcarmel. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of smoke, roastiness, dark chocolate and a hint of carmel with a smooth lingering smokey finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Date: May 14, 2010
Source: Knightly Spirits, Orlando
Appearance: opaque dark brown, creamy tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: rich smokey aroma, dark chocolate, lots of earthy smoke
Flavor: rich choclate flavor, plenty of earthy smoke, just a touch of calancing caramel sweetness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
BeerandBlues2 (10691) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by dkachur at the 14th Richmond Gathering. Pours clear dark brown with a medium-small, fizzy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma and flavor are heavy malt (caramel, toast, nutty, cookie), light hops (woody), and light esters (fruity) with notes of smoke, ash, meat, and dates. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a dry finish.
jtclockwork (10627) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours black with tiny tan head. Good carbonation. Nose is BBQ, hops and smoke. Taste is BBQ bacon, hops and smoke. More hoppy than most smoked beers.
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
C&C 750 mL bottle from State Line Liquors shared at the 14th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering, 3/19/11. Pours a slightly hazy dark reddish color with a medium sized tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of smoke, caramel, faint fruits, roasted malts. The taste is smoke, roasted malts, nutty notes, a faint sweetness in the finish. Medium bodied.
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark mahogany with medium deep beige head. Sweet aroma with burned malt, dark chocolate, smoke and ham. Sweet flavour with hard roasted malt, dark chocolate and smoke. Finished smoked.