Kleptoctopus (6) - Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2015 does not count
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Purchased illicitly in Michigan a few weeks back. Beige coupe on the side of the road, told the guy I was looking for a good time. Quite a bit of head, but I’ve done worse for a beer.
GenDV138 (2776) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of light caramel, floral. Tastes of caramel, toffee, a bit vegetal. Medium body with a dry finish. Not quite what I expected for New Glarus.
Ferris (6858) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - Light cocoa and dark fruit with a malty richness. Clear Amber with a nice light brown head. Malty, sweet and a bit of light ginger. Nice.
chinchill (2709) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
New Glarus 20th Anniv. strong ale.
Refined and aged (I presume), this pouts with a fine orange-brown body that has excellent clarity and is topped by a good head. The aroma suggest liquer at least as much as ale. The strong ale style (such as it is) comes out clearly upon tasting.
beernbourbon (1366) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pour is medium clear brown with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor are light toasted malt, light clove, light banana, and a touch of spice. It’s very clean and drinkable. Not overly complex but we’ll done.
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Tanner with Zach and I. Pours a rather clear amber brown with a medium to large beige head. Soft toffee and caramel, light stone fruit. Medium bodied, sweet caramel, warm toffee. Light warming alcohol, soft caramel. Lovely and balanced gentle malt and spice. Very tasty.
maekchu (2556) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Thanks to mike12da. Apples and bubblegum in the nose. Light brown color. Strong grain, dark sugar, concentrated fruit, and a sudden bitterness in finish, seems a bit ashy. Medium body. Interesting stuff. Moderate fruitiness and bittering to match.
KyotoLefty (7173) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Brown-orange color. Nose of caramel, oranges, rather tangy. Tangy flavor of chocolate, orange, pears. Almost tart. A bit light in body, with good, juicy malts and fruit flavors.
crajun (1047) - , Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle to glass; drank this without knowing style and wouldn’t have guessed dubbel - dark fruit and caramel in aroma - taste was more complex but it did get overly sweet after a few sips..
Blairgus (3001) - California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
15 Sept 2014, bottle. brown and hazy. nose is sweet, bread yeast. med/thin body and moderately fizzy. sugary, bread malt, some syrup, noticeable alcohol, maybe hints of grape jelly. pretty good