Roonai (245) - - SEP 4, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at flying saucer Houston. P is a rich ruby brown when held to the light. nose is sweet dark fruits with a dark malt backing and rosty chocolate. Taste is the same with an interesting malt richness with a more bitter hop/dark fruit. Interesting but not one I’d go to over and over again
gas4uguy (7) - Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2014 does not count
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pleasant tasting enough, nice color for an amber, but frankly I just like the dog on the label, being a current Ridgeback fan.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
gruberm (306) - - MAR 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Decent beer with some roasted bitter notes. We love ridgeback dogs but the makers should learn to spell "tones" correctly.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
gkeh (106) - Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown, Slight white head, dissipates to a thin film and retains that. Aroma is sweet malts, toasty oats, a little pecan, a real nutty aroma. Taste is hay, toasted nuts, sweet malts. No hops to speak of. Just an OK beer.
harrymel (1434) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2014
1.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Pours a dark amber, hazy, with initially quite a bit of foam, then falls to a etched surface of the same almond colored goods. Smells of tea, malt, some oxidation. Flavor is terribly oxidized, lots of cardboard, wood, some more tea, some grass clippings and yeast. Medium bodied with moderate on low carb and a dry finish. Sometimes I get a hint of astringency. I don’t care for this one.
Pershing (451) - Garland, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Murky brown into a tulip glass with a thin beige head the quickly disappears. Aroma of yeast and sweet malt. Light body with a fair amount of hop bitterness. Finishes a little dry. Not bad but not that good either.
jkwalking05 (3382) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Rated at BTBF 2012 (Backlog). Amber in color with a decent sized off-white head. Aroma is of grain and dried leaves. taste is of caramel, earth and grain.
DANEgerous (85) - Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: Barely there and easily the week point of the brew
Appearance: Deep amber with an off white head
Taste: Nutty with large notes of caramel and a slightly bitter finish
Palate: Somewhat thick moderate carbonation.
Overall: A solid ale no real high points no real flaws. It is good.
RobertDale (2832) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is roasted malt, caramel, and a touch of citrus. Drinkable.
nellycale (169) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a clear darker copper orange with small light brown foam head. Aroma is caramel dominated, taste is more bitter dominated. Interesting combination and more so interesting aftertaste.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Beerenberger (1226) - Fischer, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 7/20
Malt forward aroma with hints of caramel. Pours a cloudy maghogany with a white ring and no lacing. The taste is malty - notes of caramel, grass/hay, fruit, and soft bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, I liked this beer. Would make a nice change of pace session beer. Will drink again.