Brian (145) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2002
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Head is nothing special, but a great aroma, nice color and a nutty taste which is a great compliment with food. Sweet without being overpowering and quite easy to drink. Of course, the tap version outshines the bottle, and there are more flavorful brown ales, but this one is good nonetheless.
NJBeerman013 (1042) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Good brew. Kinda missing something in the palate dept. Very smooth, lacking the hopiness that I like. It has a deep color with a nice foamy tan head. There is next to no aftertaste with this beer which is a nice change from most brews.
tourette (203) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2002
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I enjoy this brown ale. There are better, but there are also worse. Its especially good on tap with food. I find it very refreshing and clean.
Hugerat99 (26) - USA - JAN 31, 2002
1.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Perhaps from the tap is is a lot better but from the bottle this is THE most overrated beer in the world. Pours no head, too thin bodied for a brown and where is the flavor?
Aesg99 (12) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2002
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not a bad ale. Rich brown color, had a distinctive nutty flavour. enjoyable and refreshing. I just wish it had a little more kick.
Pablo McStouthead (69) - L.A, California, USA - JAN 27, 2002
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Flavor is just not very appealing. What can I say?
bigdaddychef99 (1) - bay city, Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2002 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I found this ale to be quite enjoyable. It is a sit-down -with- your- friends-and-grab-a-burger-beer. It has a mild and rich taste with a minute after bite. Very pleasurable.
Dougan (93) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JAN 24, 2002
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Not impressed with this watered down so called ale. Where is the taste???
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 23, 2002
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
One of the first really good beers I ever had. ’The one and only’ my older and once wiser beer-drinking friend would say. Not a deep complex beer but a good rounded nutty, malty flavor that is easy to sink in to. Just as easy as it is to drink a case of.
thehire99 (2) - USA - JAN 23, 2002 does not count
4.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
One of the best beers that you’ll find widely available, both at liquor stores and restaurants/bars. It’s my go-to beer when nothing else available sounds interesting.