nuplastikk (5571) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 14, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Dexters. Ruby brown, unfiltered. Sweet tea aroma. NH clones DFH Sahtea. Pretty nice, but not as much depth, watery NH palate. Medium to full bodied, tea dominated, smooth malt tones. Easy drinking tea-beer.
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
6th Annual MBG Winter Beer Festival, Grand Rapids. Murky orange-brown body, thick, puffy, tight creamy buff head. Nose of chai. Chai-dominated body, too.
BeerandBlues2 (11674) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Falling Rock. Pours clear brown with a medium, creamy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is chai, chocolate, heavy malt (cookie, biscuit, caramel), no hops, and average fruity esters. Flavor is chai, chocolate, heavy malt (cookie, biscuit, caramel), no hops, and average fruity esters. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation, spicy with a dry finish.
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from growler fresh from New Holland, poured a hazy amber with a nice white head, the aroma is full of spices and some sweet malt, the flavor is spiced nice with ginger, clove and cinnamon, this was a new experience for me and I enjoyed it.
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at New Holland Brewpub. Mildly hazed copper with a thin off-white head. Very spicy aroma of chai tea, ginger, clove cinnamon, pepper and cardamom. Taste is spicy as expected with ginger, cinnamon, clover, pepper and tea. A bit of dusty and sweet malt as well. A spicy dry finish that lingers on for a bit. Nice spiced ale!
Ratman197 (12570) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Falling Rock poured a cloudy amber with a lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness, chai and light yeast. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, carmel, chai and fruittiness with a smooth lingering fruity chai finish.
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 29, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at nhbc. Amber with white head. Full of chai, herbs, and clove. Flavor is similar. Lots of sugar. Big chai and sugar beast. Simple, but enjoyable.