DocLock (7824) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from iowaherkeye via Mystery Swap 2.0. Pours clear deep ruby color with 1-finger off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, red wine grapes, toffee. Tastes caramel malty, with some cabernet notes, honey, toffee, and slight hops. Fairly rich palate, with a lot of fruity notes.
crossovert (7202) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2011
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Pretty mediocre stuff. Reminiscent in taste more of a bock than a vienna. It isn’t great.
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 22, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a transparent copper amber with a thin ring of white head. Sweet grainy caramely German malty nose has a touch of noble hoppiness. Body starts lightly sweet with some hay and earthy notes and some caramel toward a thinner finish. Pretty true to style and drinkable.
Ughsmash (7122) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Poured cloudy medium orange with a sticky off-white head. The aroma picked up sweet, toasted nutty and bready malts with wet medium-skinned fruits and related tartness accenting.. OK for the style. The flavor found sweet caramel and fruity notes at the core with tart fruit skins and a hit of oxidation around.. found some prickly carbonation and peppery notes on the finish. Lighter-bodied and sweet overall on the palate.. a tad too sharp toward and through the finish.. not my favorite.
rosenbergh (6663) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle. A. From Iowa. Thanks go to John M.
Clear amber colour with a small off-white head.
Malt, nuts and... nuts and... nuts in the aroma. Dryish.
The flavour is malt, sweetness and a touch of hops. Boring.
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 24, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle courtesy of pepsican. Pours copper with a white head. Smells of dry malt and doughy. Tastes sweet and malty with a sugary finish.
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle: Hazy amber, fairly dark, moderate off-white foamy head, fairly nice lacing, very light carbonation.   Combo of malts and grains on the nose.   Slight pellet food as well.   Pale malt start, grainy but not too bad.   Rather boring.   Needs to be maltier and a bit sweeter.   Body and mouthfeel are average.   Husky finish, slightly malty.   Not bad, but not very interesting.   Thanks for the freebie Eric!
BVery (6076) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Clear brownish orange pour with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and earth. Taste is malt, caramel, and just a touch of hop. Decent stuff.
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap @CID, clear amber with no foam, chlorine aroma again, flavor has some
decent maly nuttyness, light finish
drowland (5989) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Apparent chocolate and a malty goodness! One of the Millstream standards that you should try if newly exploring Iowa beer.