solidfunk (4026) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 29, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not bad but certainly nothing remarkable. Pours murky brown without much head or lacing, though this was the last pour of an old cask. Some roast but not much more to this. Light sour finish. Cask at Churchkey
strongpieman (1502) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at brewpub. A light brown with mild flavors. A little sour in the nuttiness, palate is also thin. Not my choice in a brown ale.
GenDV138 (1368) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
4 oz cask pour at Mad Fox. Clear caramel brown with off-white head. Aromas of chocolate, caramel, nutty notes. Tastes of nutty, biscuit, light chocolate, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish. Low carbonation.
DCLawyer (1429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sampler at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber with thin offwhite head. Faint malt and nuts, with some toffee and caramel. Very mild. Enjoyable.
nimbleprop (4894) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2oz pour at the brewery. Pours a clear amber with some creamy white head. Nose is nutty, some brown sugar, bread crust, earthy. Flavor has some tobacco leaf, brown sugar, dried malt, cracker, bread crust. Clean finish. Malt forward without being overly sweet.
Iphonephan (3303) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at Mad Fox. Pours clear light cola brown with an off white head. Rich malty nose. Flavors of toasted nuts and a hint of toffee. Mellow mouthfeel. Short dry finish.
tomciccateri (1002) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the brewpub. Looks in credible, pours a deep brown with great thick tan head. Fine bubbles. Light body. Semi-dry malty flavor. Mellow, nice.
argo0 (11555) - Washington DC, USA - APR 22, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Clear dark-brown body, small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, some chocolate, nut, light caramel, earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, nut, some caramel, bread, earthy. Light-medium body.
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Handpull at the source. Clear maroon color, thick tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of hazelnuts, peanut butter, toast. Taste is nutty dilute port wine. Nice stuff.
radagast83 (4676) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Poured a medium-dark, but clear brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was roasted, with a very distinct nutty character to it. Flavor was malts, roast, and brown nut. A bit unrefined, but enjoyable.