patrick767 (3232) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
growler at the RBSG 2010 (thanks BBB63) - Pours dark amber orange with a small head. The aroma is a little sour with lots of malt. The flavor is interesting. It has sweet malt with a sour characteristic and dark fruit. Medium body. Different. Good.
Loineshawn (3006) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
BIG thanks to BBB for bringing over a growler of this bad boy. pours hazed mahogany with a red tint. aroma of sharp vinous, wheat and doughy caramel. had a nice dry eisbock like malt backing. dry, sourdough bread. tangy plums. light carbonation. easy drinking. this low carbonation, dry earthy malt backing, big assed beer reminded me quite a bit of the livery Aged Umae Umani. booze is ultra well hidden. great beer.
ketchepillar (1022) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - AUG 11, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
RBSG Tasting. Growler. Thanks BBB63. More subtle than expected. Doesn’t show alcohol at all. Cherry and plum.
sthlm (1255) - Iowa, USA - JUL 31, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Sample courtesy of BBB63 at RBSG ’10, thanks!] Pours dark cola brown with a tiny khaki head. I’ll echo dkachur’s sentiments and say that something seemed off with this. Not only did it not come anywhere close to living up to whatever expectations I had of it, it really just fell short of being even an average weizen bock. Slight sourness, some apple, there is light banana in there, but it is hard to find. A muddled mess, medium-thin mouthfeel, average length finish. This was probably the disappointment of the night, but still a big thanks go to BBB63 for giving me the opportunity to try it. Thanks again!
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler shared by BBB63 at the RBSG Grand Tasting. Thanks! Pours a dark amber color with a thin head. Aroma of toffee, green apple, caramel and a nutty finish. The taste is tart green apple which dominates everything else. Caramel and toffee peak out. Medium bodied. Seems off.
StefanSD (1923) - Lakeside, California, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
RBSG 2010 rate. Bomber courtesy of BBB63(I think). Pours a cloudy brown color with a small off-white head. The nose was faint with sweet malts and some green apple. The taste was toffee, caramel, cocoa and more green apple. The palate was thin but effective with lively carbonation. The finish was long and dry with lingering cocoa. Overall: very tasty.
Bullit (3724) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 20, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ The Livery. Dark red - brownish colour, off-white head. Aroma is fruity, molasses, toasted malts. Flavour is dark malted, dark fruits, a bit syrupy, molasses, little alcohol burn.
deyholla (5385) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 15, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Poured a hazy deep amber with a yellow hue and a yellowish small head that dissipated slowly. Aroma had a bit of wine and dark fruits with some dark grains and caramel. Flavor began with a wine a dark fruit and was dry as well. Dark grains and caramel grew throughout the drink making it a bit sweeter with the dryness still present.
djones (121) - Michigan, USA - JUN 24, 2008
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Deep hazy brown color with khaki head. Warming brew with a thick feel and full of flavor. Wheat, dried dark fruits, spice, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and a hint of citrus. Very enjoyable complex beer. Hint of alcohol in the finish, lingering caramel malt with a noticeable but minute bitterness.
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
MBG winter ’06. Murky brown, beige head. Faint alcohol up front, followed by big banana and caramel combo, thats really nice. Flavor again has huge caramel/toffee and banana. Some dark fruits in the background, maybe fig/raisin. slight warming alcohol in the finish. Nice chewy yeast character. very well done.