vanvenlo (1145) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slowbeer ontap (13-11-13) Big plum and slight sour toffee malt aroma. Dark brown red tinged colour, good solid cream head and sheet lacing. Plum sour fruit toffee malt flavour. Thinnish sour plum finish and tangy herbal aftertaste.
maltman53 (195) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - NOV 10, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a reddish coffee color, lasting lace, a big gingerbread, movie malted balls, roasted aroma, nice hop/malt sweetness balance on the palate, though lacks depth in the middle, finishes malty and sweet.
daniele (4765) - ITALY - OCT 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
noce schiuma media discreta persistenza tostature moderate piuttosto maltata non molto corpo luppolatura contenuta discreta secchezza
benpickens (381) - Camarillo, California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poors clear brown with medium dense head; typical nutty aroma of a brown similar to Newcastle but the similarity ends with the first taste where the chalky roasted aroma and palate assert themselves
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jaghana (3433) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - OCT 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 355ml, aroma is on caramel with a cherry / sour background, light vinous notes, burnt caramel, burnt grain too, some peppery hops at the finish, not out standing at all.
penguinfinity (76) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Smells mild and sweet, pours light brown or dark amber. Almost no head. Bitter sweet taste with hints of chocolate and a coffee finish. Highly drinkable dessert ale.
SilentJo (53) - Chocowinity, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with thick white head that died down quickly. Aroma and taste are malty with a sweet hint of something like chocolate or coffee towards the end.
dasdan (234) - BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
22Fl OZ bottle at park cafe in San Francisco. Dark brown body with red shine. Large beige head. Malty aroma with some yeast in the nose. Very malty taste with some chocolate hints a little sweet caramel **
Davros (1787) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours coppery brown with a off-white head.
Malty aroma with nutty and bready notes. Quite sweet-smelling. Moreish!
Lovely malty flavours; bready, nutty melanoidin notes, somewhat sweet. Lovely nutty characters.
Good moderately high carbonation. Could be a little higher.
lotsalaughs (119) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
caramel, chocolate, bread, nuts, grass, woody, brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter
Dark brown pour with fast rising tan foam. Cocoa and toasted nuts with grassy hops. Bitter chocolate dominates the flavour with semisweet taking over. Light bodied with a creamy mouthfeel, and average carbonation. Finish is dry with a bitter chocolate nut aftertaste.