monk191 (607) - California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A good, but not one of the best, dark lagers. Smells of coffee, cherries and strawberries. Pours a beautiful maroon, with a tan head. Taste is fruity and malty, lots of cherries, with a slightly weird lingering aftertaste. Had in the bottle from beer of the month.
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edgallow (1442) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head . Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa and spice. Taste is malts, bread and cocoa.
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jsquire (3230) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber beer with a disappearing off white head. Nose of brown sugar and grain tea with some acetate. Brown sugar sweetness with malt, toasted English muffin and a sweet tea finish. OK beer.
chinchill (1018) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz undated bottle served in a Belgian snifter.
A: clear, dark brown with a small but durable head. Some lacing.
Aroma: very sweet light and medium roasted malts.
Taste; still sweet, but thankfully not as sweet as the aroma. Rather simple and very malt dominant.
Feel: smooth; medium-light body seems a bit thin; medium-light carbonation.
O: a decent Tmavy.
Jriggz7 (117) - Indiana, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bright dark amber w/ off white head collapse quickly to white ring. Nose bread, caramel, w/ slight chocolate note. Co2 level keeps light initially with dark bread crust, caramel ,moderately sweet finish and traceable hint of spice from hops. Medium body. A slightly above par dark lager.
dkoi421 (11) - - JUL 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Pours a dark amber hue with small head that deminished quickly. Overly carbonated but otherwise a nice malty sweetness. Finally something good from cincy.
JStax (2344) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Pours a copper with a fluffy white head. Aroma is grassy and floral. Bready and sweet up front with a softly bitter finish.
SSSteve (3554) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. clear deep amber/ruby. malty, sweet, cherry esters. bready toasty munich malt with maybe some vienna. notes of caramel and dark fruity esters. light-ish body with just a bit too much carb zing. pretty solid though.
krittenhouse (1) - Shelby, USA - APR 16, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smooth and delightful. rich with a wonderful lingering aftertaste. The flavor is enhanced as the beer warms up a bit. I plan to have this beer again, directly off the storage shelf at 55~60 degrees in the next few days!
JaBier (4332) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle purchased at Kroger on Polaris. Pours a clear reddish copper with a medium tan head. Malty aroma with sweet caramel, some roast and bread. Malty and caramelly flavor with some roast before a light finish.
b3shine (3542) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent orangish-brown with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes semi-sweet and malty with notes of caramel. Good on the palate. A solid example of the style.