Nuffield (3546) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A lighter brown color with a slightly peppery nose. Moderate sweetness through the flavor. Not a huge scotch ale. From a growler.
JK (4174) - Uptown, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Another form Skyview. A little sweet with some salt. Lots of malt, with sugar and grain. Light red color. Low carbonation.
MatSciGuy (906) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[Growler] shared at Skyview’s Lex/Larp Cellars Farewell. Pours deep brown with a slight beige head. Aroma is malts and caramel. Flavor matches the aroma.
badgerben (4323) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler courtesy of Skyview. Dark brown/reddish color with no head. Light peat and caramel malt aroma. Fairly strong peaty taste. Light malt, kind of odd for the style. Bone dry and earthy hop finish. Not bad at all.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Copper color with a modest off-white head. Mild caramel , pale malt, peat and herbal hops aromas. Nice pale malt start. Middle fills with caramel, toffee, and hints of peat. FInish has light herbal hops and again a touch of peat. Just a hint of alcohol in the finish.
Skyview (5087) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at the Moosejaw brewpub in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Pours a semi-clear dark copper amber brew with a thick beige head that slowly dissipates and leaves behind some spotty lacing. Aroma of semi-sweet caramel malt, some smoked peat, molasses, toffee and some flowery hops. Taste is medium to full bodied, with flavors of smoked caramel malt with peat, some toffee, chocolate, some light molasses and brown sugar, Finish is semi-sweet, no bitterness with a slight alcohol warmth.