HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - OCT 17, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Fairly dark color , not much of a head. Not as much burnt flavor as the name would imply. More dominated by malts, molasses and caramel. Aromas hint of some roasted malts but not much so. Quite a nice beer, good body.
GG (2019) - NorCal, California, USA - FEB 7, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had on tap at Pete’s. Pour is an amber/brown body. Aroma is of toasted malt, some caramel and a bit nutty. Mouthfeel was average. Flavors were somewhat muted but still enjoyable, whith notes of roasted malt ever present. Tasty beer.
auto (163) - California, USA - DEC 31, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
smells like a dead fish somewhat. not my favourite type of beer. chocolate coffee flavour. didnt seem like it was a malt liquor when i drank it. maybe i just dont know what a malt liquor is exactly or something fuk it
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 11, 2005
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
unbalanced body reminiscent of corn syrup burned nuts and molasses. some alcohol astringency and odd hop notes in the middle. Very odd slight pvc finish.
y0cola (361) - fremont, California, USA - JAN 15, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
the beer was nice and hoppy at first it seemed. i was unaware at first that it was a malt liquor , so i allowed it to warm.. BAD MISTAKE. BAD AS HELL. gross aftertaste when it warms. a slight bit of caramel though.
dahatherley (35) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 2, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Cato's. Foamy off white head floats on top of a clear amber-brown body. Burnt nutty malt flavor with sufficient bitterness. Another good beer from Moonlight.
mwsf (360) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 20, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark reddish-brown color. Quite clear. Nice head. Very fruity aroma with some hops and malt. Toasted malt flavor. Slightly sweet. A bit thinner than I would prefer. Slight creaminess in front that drops out in the middle. Reminds me more of an English winter warmer than malt liquor. Tastes quite English, with possibly a touch of cascade hops buried in there somewhere.
joet (1990) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JAN 13, 2003
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask. Toasty and very tangy hop notes. The malt returns with some earthiness and a bit of oxidized drag. The mouth feels neat in the light creaminess and searches aimlessly for hints of strength. Here comes the tang again as things wrap up. Maybe more CO2 would help the balance by nrightening up the base and reducing oxidation.