maxwelldeux (2696) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a clear darker brown color with a moderate light tan head on it. Nose is quite malty, with some nice caramel and cereal notes coming to it. Taste is actually a little bitter and almost burnt. Decent drink, especially for the season, but not great.
Getbetter (652) - Cucamonga, California, USA - NOV 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle.The pour is a dark brown with a white frothy head.There’s a great amount of roasted and caramel malt flavor notes.Light body, bitter and sweet,slick texture.
krumbum (286) - truckee, California, USA - NOV 25, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
An alcoholic precursor blast from the first pour, as the scent clears a light doughy darkness remains. Looks like a fine cola light but lasting head, dark but reacts to room light. Roasted bitterness in a variety of quick flashes pass with the sip. Leaves a that bitter behind
beertholomeus (364) - California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a rich amber color with a khaki head and lots of lacing. Caramel, malt, toffee and biscuit aroma. Dark malt, toffee, caramel, toast, chocolate and raisin flavors. Medium body and medium low carbonation. Bready mouth feel. Malt, caramel and toast finish.
batneil (210) - - NOV 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very dark colour with small lacy head. Slight treacley taste with slight fizz. Nice drinking beer. (K)
coreyc1221 (239) - Truckee, California, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark malt, oatmeal and chocolate aroma. Dark amber in color sithamid sized tan cream tan head. First taste is kind of tangy. With a couple more it goes from a dark malt start to a creamy, nutty slightly bitter finish. Especially good while watching the snow fall outside. Thanks Ninkasi!
BuckeyeBoy (2314) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pours out a dark amber topped with a nice head. Nose is roast bread malts nutts and a touch of earth. Taste is as the nose with a nice malt bill.
Blairgus (2183) - California, USA - NOV 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
15 nov 2013, bottle. Brown. Nose is really bready, some toast crust. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Toasted malt, maybe some sweet blue fruit. Decent.
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illidurit (1948) - Sonora, California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog purge. Bottle from U-Save in Santa Cruz. Pours dark reddish brown. Toasted bread and wheat bread crusts, light prune, copper.
skmikeg (612) - Poway, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Urge. Pours a reddish amber with a small white head with some lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, sweet malts, caramel, some grassy hops, and apples. Taste is similar to the aroma but maybe a bit more robust. Has a medium body with a creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium finish. Overall, pretty good for at Altbier, a style I typically don’t seek out.