changeup45 (1713) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Fairly thick with a medium tan head and dark drown body. I love the malty/sweet finish and no bitterness. Nice amount of spice in there to make it a good brown ale. This is a smooth beer! If you like Newcastle, then give this one a try, you’ll probably like it as well."
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a darker amber with basically no head. Nose is woody with a touch of caramel and just a touch of dust. Flavor is a bit woody with sweet tones. Robust and thick with flavor. Off the flavor alone I would say this is worth trying. Feel is nice on the liquid and good with the carbonation too. Extremely drinkable. Off the flavor alone, worth going for. This on-tap might be interesting. On cask...who knows.
dlovell2 (652) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2007
3.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Small Foamy head that disappeared. Malty aroma. Brown Color. Malty caramel taste. This is a very smooth balanced beer.
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pours clear coppery amber with a fluffy off-white head. Floral, nutty aroma. Light body and medium carbonation. Just a dash of brown sugar in the taste, not a lot else going on. Crisp finish. Probably a great beer to wash down whatever you’re eating.
jwdevalue (158) - Neptune, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
This is part of a beer club. Had only one bottle but was decent for the price. Poured great and had a nice finish. Would do again.
EithCubes (4699) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2007
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Nuts and mild alcohol in this predominately malty aroma. Vague fruitiness with some caramel. Dark amber body with a creamy, rocky off-white head. Crisp, slightly hot taste, bitter but not really flavorful. Indeterminate blandness. Body hovers on the lighter side of medium.
jason (1676) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a deep amber body with thin head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel. Flavor is malty, lots of caramel, very sweet and sugary. Decent beer.
mlist55 (210) - media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2007
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep coppe/light brown in color with large off-white head. Aroma of mellow chocolate malt,roasted and nuts. Flavor is sweet malt,nuts and chocolate.
Nate (3636) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2007
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at Leunig’s Cafe as "Leunig’s Ale". Dusty grain, straw, and old barn aroma. Mild nutty notes and a bit of stale coffee. Light neutral fruit and a bit of dark honey. Dark coppery clear with foamy off-white lacing head. Medium watery body with medium carbonation. Typical brown ale, nutty malt profile with bit of carbonic tang. Very mild neutral fruitiness and a bit of hoppy finish. Mild nutty after but fairly clean. Fine with food.
BREWMUSKCLES (2191) - New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
WOULD BE INTERESTING UNDER THE RIGHT CIRCUMSTANCES. WINTER TIME WITH CAKE BY THE YULE LOG PERHAPS. AND SOMEONE SPECIAL. NUTTY, WATERY BURNT CANDY TYPE ALE THAT IS COMMON. THE BEER ISN’T GOING TO INTERFERE WITH ANYTHING ELSE GOING ON.DECENT BROWNY. I AM NOT FOND OF THE FINISH.