Ratman197 (10462) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, caramel and eathiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, cocoa and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.
smroush (72) - Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite dark brown color with a sparce white head.
Aromas are all malt with notes of nuts, molasses and chocolate. Hops are very light; a bit of dough from the yeast.
Body is medium; moderate to heavy sweetness.
Overall a fairly typical brown ale - sweet and malty.
teorn88 (3451) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz can from Utobeer, London. It pours a clean brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet and mildly hoppy and grainy, with notes of caramel, nuts, dried leaves, earth, citrus. Taste is lightly sweet, medium crispy and lightly bitter, with notes of dried leaves, earth, grass, herbs, nuts, caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice brown ale
reggiedunlop (3340) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours brown with a medium tan head...nice lacing and retention. Aroma has light roastiness and dry leaves. Flavor follows suit...adds nutty notes and a bit of chocolate and some earthy hops. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry roasty/dry leaves/earthy hoppy finish.
radagast83 (5273) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can. Poured a brown color with a small tan head. Aroma was notes of light roasted malt, light chocolate notes, with some nutty notes. Flavor was light sweetness, some milk chocolate. Nutty finish.
zizzybalubba (1538) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can from Total Wine, Chesapeake, VA. Dark brown cola-like pour with a short khaki head. Aroma of chocolate and nuts. Taste offers roasted malt flavors of chocolate and weak coffee with some floral hops. No lingering bitterness on the palate. This is an above average brown ale.
Ron (2786) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Brewery with Patty. Medium tan head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet with orange, roast/nut, light milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, some roast/nut, orange. Light-medium body.
Travlr (14209) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Clear dark brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa powder. Taste is roasty chocolate, light body.
BeerScout49 (41) - - OCT 15, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A good basic standard ale. Agree with the dark malty flavor as described. First choice--no but not a bad choice.
Jyrsa (122) - - OCT 5, 2014
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Tap at the brewpub. Darkish brown with white head. Nose has nuts and coconut in particular with hints of chocolate. Bitter chocolate with a light body.