PhatB420 (642) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 2, 2004
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Just when I wanted to relax on a crisp fall night, I chose the harvest as my partner and was dissapointed. Vey bland taste sip after sip, i was expecting a rush of flavors that never came though. it was like drinking an extra dry and extra extra light knock off version of a true octoberfest beer. well, i finished a 6er regardless.
DYCSoccer17 (3354) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2004
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a transparent dark copper/amber color with a forthy light tan head. Nose is sweet, caramel buttery malts. Kind of faint. Hints of bananas and yeast in there too. Start is mildly sweet with a bit of graininess. Hints of caramel in the start. Very toasty and roasty in the middle. Finish is slightly watery. This is ok, but the toastiness followed by the watery body to finish really kind of make this unpleasant.
argo0 (11636) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear copper body topped by small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, toasted caramel. Taste is mild sweet, some caramel but it's dominated by solid earthy bitterness. Creamy medium body.
pivo (2585) - GERMANY - DEC 27, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Toasted malt nose and tastes. Mazbe some woody and nutty notes in the middle. Clear brown color and a tall head. Nice balance, though a little rustic. Very good.
YogiBeera (2493) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ahh = what nice memories came back with this beer. We had it at the brewery a couple of years ago while visiting a friend in Indian Summer. We sat outside and the nature was incredable. Nice amber with a little head. Caramel malt nose and taste.
kujo9 (1093) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2003
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Crystal clear light medium copper w/ a lasting light beige head of mixed bubble size head of foam. Faintly sweet malt aroma with hints of diacetyl. This seems to be a recurring theme with this brewery. Third one I've had so far and they've all had it. At least it's been fairly subdued! There also seems to be a little bready aroma. Other than that, all aromas are fairly faint to the point of non existance, although the diacetyl gets a little stronger as it warms. Sweet malt flavor with a little acidic bite; fairly well balanced. Not much to the flavor profile...hints of caramel, some diacetyl in the flavor, and finishes a little dry and lightly bitter with a light fruitiness. There is a miniumum of hop flavor in the aftertaste. It's fairly light bodied, almost watery and has a dry mouthfeel. I wasn't terribly impressed by this one, it lacks a lot of character all the way around.
1more4dessert (330) - Upstate, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2003
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
tastes like a marzen, reasonably complex maltiness and just a tinge of hops rearing their cones. Dark gold small head. I liked their DoubleBag quite a bit more
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - NOV 18, 2003
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Double Bag should be their flagship because this one dosn't hold water. Light ruddy red color with a weak rapidly dissapating head. Aroma was weal and watery with nothing of notation. Very bland beer.
eraserhd10 (226) - new haven, Connecticut, USA - NOV 16, 2003
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium bodies, autumnal tasting ale that is copper in color and bitter in taste. A slightly metallic aftertaste. Slides down easy, not obstrusive or heavy. Reminds me of fall's turning leaves.
jgb9348 (4843) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2003
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark copper in colour with a very thin white head. Decent aroma, predominant maltiness with a slight nutty scent along with a minimal sweetness. Medium to Light-bodied; Strong maltiness with prolonged bittering characteristics and slight spiceyness. Aftertaste shows some spice character as well as that strong maltiness which lives through the entire aftertaste. Overall, a good beer, not great...but definately better than the lackluster beers I'm accustomed to from this brewery. I owe a large deal of thanks to Jah_noth for letting me sample this twelve ounce bottle in a local trade. Cheers Dan!