vanvenlo (1576) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(11-Nov-13) Biggish pine spice fruit and light malt aroma. Brown cloudy colour, ordinary head and suds lacing. Biggish hop spicy, slight aniseed and toffee malt flavour. Medium bitter spiced hop finish and pine fruit aftertaste.
Rangi (670) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep clear copper. Aroma is of sweet malt and hops. Flavour is sweet fruity hops some bitterness but not huge which is nice I donít like it when the beer is overly syrupy and sweet.
ComradeK (1081) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy deep copper, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts fairly well and leaves decent lacing. Resin, grapefruit and herbal hops notes sit over a base of toffee and nutty malt to create the aroma. Strong grapefruit and resin hops up front are tempered by mild berry notes. The resin becomes stronger leading into the mid-palate, where it mixes with toffee and buttered toast malt. Strong grapefruit and mild herbal hops in the finish give it a nice bitter kick at the end. This is a very enjoyable red ale, with a strong hops thread running through it.
Maris (1268) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a 500ml bottle on 25/9/2013. Pours a slightly cloudy reddy amber with a medium head which dissipates quickly. The aroma features lots of fruity hops and heaps of toffee. The flavour is quite unusual with caramel and toffee malt, sweet dark and citrus fruit, some nuttiness, a bit of honey, and a firm bitterness with a bit of grapefruit in the mix. The body is quite full, with the texture quite slick, and the carbonation moderate. I wasnít entirely convinced by this at the start, but it won me over by the finish. Very nice stuff.
sockless (21) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep amber colour, with an off white, creamy head. Toffee, pine aroma. Medium carbonation. Pine, caramel and biscuit taste, somewhat sweet. Very smooth and drinkable, well bodied.
davidm (2016) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle from BlackHearts&Sparrows. Great balance. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, and strawberries. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and very long length. Palate is creamy and full bodied. Brown with a frothy head.
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
a very good and pretty standard american ale, with strong pine and citrus hops balanced by chocomalts. very good.
ShaneJ (802) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Slowbeer. Deep reddish-amber, amazing toffee characters, nice piney/citrusy hops, grapefruit, rich caramel sweetness. Another really great beer from Liberty.
gam (3815) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Misty rich scarlet pour medium creamy head carbonation medium aromas piney floral richness toffee hoppy fruit mix citrus some biscuit and caramel malt the flavours piney medium bitter honey toffee grapefruit apricot rich caramel floral sweetness biscuit malt mouthwatering morishing ale good body the finish best tastes hoppy fruit sweet rich malt piney bitter lingering finish lovely stuff alround
DylansDad (519) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Beautiful dark ruby red with a thin head that quickly disappears into an espresso type of head. Totally american hop aroma, pine, resin, citrus. Mmmmmm. Unfortunately, the delicious taste under-stays its welcome. It comes on all delicious with a nice hour-glass figure, all malt and hops, then suddenly itís gone and youíre like, "Whatís wrong? What did I do? Have I got bad breath or something? Come baaaaaack!"