Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber with a creamy head and tan spots of lace. Caramel with a touch of spice. Floral hops and alcohol. The flavor mimics the nose with a little more alcohol apparent. Sweet and malty end.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 9, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled draught at Mt Hood Brewing, Government Camp
Ruby mahogany color, creamy off-white head, spotty lacing. Nose of sweet scotch and oaky caramel. The hops are nicely balanced with some powerful medicinal phenols. Finishes sweet & tangy. Eh, overspoken, kinda hot.
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2003
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Just what the doctor ordered after spending most of the day on my a$$ learning how to snowboard. Reminded me of a bock on steroids. Hoping to run into the barleywine on the next trip.
Perkeo (322) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2003
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Now this is good scotch. Rich and satisfying, but not one dimensionally sweet like some...slight smokiness is appropriate and fine. Definitely a cold weather, chapped lips kinda beer.
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - OCT 19, 2002
4.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Not for everybody but definitely for me. Had it at the brewery and it was fabulous. As rich as anything. Strong alcohol nose and heavy malt flavors. I highly recommend this brewery and the mountain that it sits on. Absolutely beautiful!
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 15, 2002
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very interesting and complex brew. I had this one at the brewery after a long day of skiing and ice climbing...the small usage of peated malt enhances this brew tremendously. Good balance with very little hop accent; rather, the malt is the showpiece of the beer. Very strong, but the alcohol isnt annoying.
Dragon99 (57) - Laramie, Wyoming, USA - NOV 3, 2001
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice aroma. Very strong ale. Light hops, very malty.