mar (4475) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep brown with a cream head. light alcohol, hops and caramel. nice thickness, flavor is citrusy and hoppy. clean finish.
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared by a generous RB at tpd975’s throwdown in December, 2009. Pours a light cola brown with thin off-white head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of chocolate, caramel, grain, nuts. Flavor is about the same. Generally medium body with a light malt and roast finish.
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Pours a dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has some nice toast notes to it as well as light malt and a bit of nuttiness. Flavor is the same as the aroma. Mouth feel is light-medium body with high carbonation. Overall, this is not bad at all!
thirdeye11 (5343) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bomber thanks to blutt59) Pours opaque brown with nice bubbles. Nose of sweet nuts, malt. Taste of nuts, toasted grains and light chocolate malt. Finish is undercarbonated.
ilovedarkbeer (2147) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Notes of oranges, weak chocolate, and sweat. Moderate mouthfeel and decent finish length.
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Hazy ruby with small tan head. Aroma is coffee, earth. Flavor is coffee, bitter, bittersweet chocolate.
Mora2000 (5159) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle.
Pours reddish brown with a white head. The aroma is caramel malt with brown sugar. The flavor is caramel malt, toffee, dark fruits and grassy hops. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
Cavie (3551) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle courtesy of blutt59. Clear red color with a slight bit of head. Aroma of sweet/bitter malts. Taste is dry and leafy with bitter finishings.
BMan1113VR (7702) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Pours with a fading tan head and a brown body. Aroma of dark fruits, brown sugar and alcohol. Flavor of grass, alcohol and dark fruits. Light bubbles.
blutt59 (5914) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle, amber color with malty caramel aroma, flavor of thin, grainy, fruits, disappointing