daknole (8330) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Amber pour, white head. Grainy, doughy, light hop aroma. Flavor is hoppy but grainy, odd vegetal note. Not sure what is going on w this. Tap at GABF.
Jow (1818) - New York, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at brewpub grabbed a pint of this after the seven dwarves flight, in hops of more interesting affair. Pours maroonish with thin head, nose of booze and dark fruits. Tastes of plums, nyquil, hops, earth, leather, vanilla, brandy, and basement. Crisp but leaves odd tastes.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - FEB 6, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
10/31/11 oak creek
10 strong anniversary ale. $6.50
11% belgian strong ale brewed for their 10th anni.
coppery amber, clear, small white head.
a is akin to boxed chablis... wine, sulfur,pears, belgo yeast.
f is somewhat sweet/pale malty but there is a bitterness on the finish... i dont know what from....hops,spice, dust,grain husk or even overwhelming yeast.
it is crisp... thats surprising. but it is hot, spicy and tingly.
less than meh... 5/3/5/3/12