carl4beer (522) - Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at pub. Pour dark ruby and clear. Aroma is apple and bread. Taste of more crisp apple and little hop in the finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10842) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours clear brown with a medium, creamy tan head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is medium caramel and bread malt, lightly toasted with no hops; faint fruit esters, peat notes, and dark fruit (plum). Flavor is malt focused, no bitterness, lightly fruity (currants, plum), and caramel. Medium bodied, dry texture, medium carbonation.
radagast83 (5820) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From sampler. Poured a dark ruby color with a small head. Aroma is malty, with a good dried fruit character. Nice bitterness accentuated the beer enough to make this a pretty mild brew. This a pretty decent brew.
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Light bready notes, mild woody character, subtle roasted malt. Dark coppery brown clear with no head. Medium body with cask carbonation. Starts smooth and medium sweet with nice roasted character, sweet caramel and dry hop bitterness. No off flavors. Smooth nutty sweet finish.
JoeinDahlem (1378) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the pub. Ruby-brown, fruity, malty beauty with a firm enough bitterness to balance and aid drinkability. Punchy, fruity taste with a clen bitterness. Caramel and plum in the aroma. Tasty and smooth.
argo0 (12374) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2010
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask. Clear copper body with no head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, light earthy, cherry. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some earthy, light cherry. Light-medium body, flat.