Tmoney99 (11463) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Medium toasted sweet malt and hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Solid toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good complex brew.
smith4498 (3167) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from a trade with cbkschubert. Pours medium brown color with tan head. Aromas of toasted malts and chocolate. Toasted malt and chocolate flavors with some nuttiness. Medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Craig.
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 7, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Root beer brown body with a 1 inch foamy, browned head. Intriguingly nutty with puffs of cocoa, sasparilla, and maple syrup. Malty and chocolatey body with a perfectly-stated nutty refinement that furthers the complexity. The tastiest artisan stuff I’ve had on my trek through Arizona.
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draught at Nimbus. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma has cocoa, light coffee and some berry. Taste is sweet with some roast. Not bad.
Strykzone (5263) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at the brewpub. Opaque brown with a nice layer of foam. I smell nuts and get a whiff of chocolate. The first sip is nutty but slowly chocolate cake and saaz filters in. That repeats itself with each sip. The feel is a bit thin. This is a nice rendition of a brown. Tasty.
mnurda (1177) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 28, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Part of the sampler platter at the Sheraton in Phoenix. Best of the three that was sampled. Would liek to try this again
Ibrew2or3 (7260) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle pours clear mahogany with copper – amber hues and lasting tan head. The aroma offers up ample amounts of toffee, roasted malts and earthiness mixing together very nicely. The taste begins with a brief straight up maltiness and is quickly joined by sweet toffee candy, some roasted malts, a pleasing dank earthiny maltiness and just a kiss of sweet dark fruity esters. Wow! This is scratching me right where I itch. Hits the spot for sure. Nice!
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - APR 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown but clear pour, good head, though it dissipated quickly. Nice bready and malty aroma. Smooth toasted malty flavor lingers on the tongue. There is a bit of complexity, but not a ton of it. My current favorite everyday drinking beer.
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Nimbus. Pours clear brown/red, thin pale tan head, great lacing. Nose is sweet roast coffee, some berries & clean cardboard. Flavours of dark fruit, cocoa/roast, clean corrugated cardboard. Decent.
drpimento (2345) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2010
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Man, this is solid good beer. Totally on the mark for style and session to boot. Poured with a nice sized foamy, frothy, cream colored head that lasts quite a while and lots of lace. Color is a clear, dark walnut. Aroma is nut oil, malt, cocoa, and a little bittersweet. Flavor is exactly the same only jacked up. Body and carbonation are excellent and perfect for the style. Session beer for sure.