BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can at home. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is chocolate, cookie and nutty malt, dates, earthy and herbal hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
CanIHave4Beers (2901) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a mahogany brown color with a decent head and nice lacing on the glass.
Nutty, roasty.... Sort of earthy & woodsy.
Itís got a nice earthy hoppy presence. Itís got a nice nuttiness & some toasty malt. Itís lightly bitter, nicely enjoyable.
bipster (1) - - MAR 23, 2014 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Although I don't pick up the standard but brown characteristics, this is a great beer that provides a lot of drinkability.
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg, Blind Tiger, Bleecker St, Greenwich Village, 20/02/14. Ruby ringed with white. Really attractive brittle coffee bean aroma with hints of pistachio and chocolate. Deep layered malt, mellow English brown ale flavour with Curly Wurly, milky mocha, almond and butter biscuit notes. Some blueberry in the blender. Really balanced, rounded and good.
jayzz (193) - Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Slightly nutty aroma and clear reddish brown color. Has a smooth toasted caramel flavor and light palate.
Lubiere (9427) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet nutty caramel malt with light grassy hops. In mouth, a nutty malt with faint grassy hops, a tad boring. On tap at Beer Authority.
RobertDale (2920) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub. Comes reddish brown with a small biege head. Aroma of malt, nuts, and caramel. Taste is similar. Malt forward beer for sure. Pretty good.
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown pour, cream colored head. Roasted nuts, toasted pumpernickel bread, light coffee and a good hint of hops.
Tonkun (609) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Brown pour with tan head. Nuts, biscuit, caramel. Medium body. Easy to drink and pretty good
ladnewton (1325) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Blind Tiger Alehouse, New York on 7th July 2013. Deep brown with tan head. Biscuit malt and nuttiness in aroma. Malty and mildly hoppy in-mouth with berries and white grape. Fruity finish with herb and bread notes - wholemeal. Zingy mouthfeel and easy drinking.