pdx77 (1443) - Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle. Dark amber color. Subtle malty caramel aroma. Sweet maltiness and some dark fruit flavors. Finishes very mild, with virtually no hoppiness.
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours dark copper with a nearly creamy beige head. Aroma is mild caramel. Med body - mostly cause of the carbonation. Flavor starts with caramel accompanied by mild chocolate. Not very dry. Not very sweet. Finish tends to show more chocolate than hop. It’s an amber.
Beese (2557) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Lucky Lab NW in Portland, OR on 3 June 2013.
Hazy, slightly muddy appearance with a light brown head. Light aromas of molasses with some grainy notes. Light mouth feel slight caramel flavours with some residual off balance butterscotch sweetness.
pdx76 (645) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - pours cloudy brown with thin but frothy head. Nose of malt and brown sugar. Smooth mouthfeel. Taste of sweet caramel with dry finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
raphael (915) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Mulnomah lab. Clear dark ruby brown with thin khaki head. Aroma of spices--cinnamon, allspice, cardamon--caramel & wood smoke. Good mouth feel. Flavor like a better spiced coke with a little bitter instead of a lot of sweet. Relatively dry finish.
Reid (1944) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz bottle from "Lifesource" in Salem.
This is a limited special release according to the Lucky lab website
Hazy darker copper coloured ale with a nice clingy,sticky eggshell white head.
Subdued aromas of caramel,toffee and some nuts
Smooth rich toffee taste, slightly spicy ,minimal hopping.
Good smooth palate..low carbonation.
Nice drinkng beer.