Wordsworth (82) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft pour at Whip In. Pours a reddish amber with a thin white head that dissipates. No lacing. Pour is cold and hard to smell. Flavors are a sweetness maybe licorice, hevy booze, and a nice balance of hops bitterness with malt. Solid beer but too strong to drink regularly.
djd07 (2317) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Hay Merchant. Pours a clear amber with small frothy off white head. The aroma is a strong vanilla and caramel malt. Medium moutjfeel with a sweet vanilla malt and brown sugar flavor with nice lingering sweet finish. Really enjoyed this one.
msante79 (2124) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Strangeways. Pours dark reddish amber with white head. Aromas of alcohol, licorice, dark fruit, caramel, toffee, and some hops. Flavors of toffee, caramel, raisins, dark fruit, thick malts, licorice, and resiny hops. Strong alcohol with this one. Half a glass was enough.
colinize (313) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours ruby brown - small head. Brown sugar and spice on the nose. Bitter hops. But nice malt sweetness.
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Dixonian (1470) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Strangeways.
Bright golden brown pour with a bit of off-white head. Nose of caramel, toffee, resin, tropical fruit, and alcohol. Flavors of dark fruit, caramel, and toffee.
jhamp9 (752) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Strangeways. Murky brown pour with a lasting cream head. Aroma is candied fruits, caramel, molasses, and some alcohol. Taste is caramel, raisins and dates, some vanilla and wood. Alcohol is not too noticeable in the taste but warms on the way down. Very good.
BMan1113VR (7377) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Strangeways. Pours with a hazed deep bronze body with a massive tan head that leaves great lace. Aromas are of burnt caramel, canned pineapple, creme brulee, caramel, flan, medium esters, lots of booze. Some fusel alcohols. Flavors are quite bitter, some faded hop character, burn caramel, alcohol, toffee, flan, raisins. Really deep caramel and caramelization notes. BIG. Deeply warming, medium to creamy carbonation....REALLY BIG.
AmEricanbrew (4868) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - MAR 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear caramel color with no head. Big pit fruit, toffee, boozy aromas. Heavy syrupy mouthfeel. Sharp pit fruit, caramel sweet flavors, big boozy hoppy bitter finish--not bad
decaturstevo (4075) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 13, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lightly hazed amber pour with creamy off white head and lace. Deep dried fruit aroma. Dates, prunes, a hard resiny bitter, and sweet malt. Medium/full bodied with good carbonation. very nice.
Sledutah (3193) - Utah, USA - FEB 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap during RBWG 2012
Pours a clear dark mahogany with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma and taste of sweet caramel, brown sugar and dark fruit. Decent, sweet and the alcohols are well hidden.