Kavu (4175) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle @ Underground, Santa Fe. Pours hazy amber with a medium head. Aroma is sweet malts. Flavor is sweet malts, fruits and hops. Good.
ScipioA (405) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber body with an off-white head and a slight maroon tinge. Aroma is a little strong on the booze for a 5.3, but has some tasty roasted notes too. Flavor is a little bit softer with a sweet caramel body and some floral hops.
Andrew196 (1468) - Katy, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber in color, wimpy head. Aroma of tea leaves and mildly roasted malts. Taste was straight forward, malt heavy, medium bodied with tobacco notes. Easy, easy to drink. A session version of the style?
mysticbrew (117) - - AUG 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A light amber pour with a white head that dissipates quickly but lacings to the end of the glass. The aroma is malty with a subtle floral fragrance. The flavor is malt forward with caramel and citrus. The finish has a burnt bitterness and a subtle hop bite. Refreshing beer.
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mjmoen (329) - - AUG 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a copper color with white head. Medium bodied and well balanced to make for a good beer
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clean and lean Scottish. Clear garnet brown pour tan head. Taste of light roast and light malts. Finishes crisp for a malty Scottish. Seems more of a session of 60 shilling Nostradamus of an 80+
finn1918 (233) - Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at a wedding reception. Aroma is caramel malts, some citrus hops. Taste is malt-forward, sweet, but too much hop bitterness in the finish. Good overall, but does not stick to the confines of the style very well.
DrinkinWell (389) - - JUL 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark, reddish brown. Roasted malts, brown sugar on the nose. Start off with a bitter, hoppy flavor, then ends on notes of toffee, caramel, and brown sugar. Medium bodied, somewhat oily mouthfeel. An interesting take on the traditional style.
BeerRenter76 (834) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The pour was a clear dark copper with an average off white foamy head that left streaky lacing.The aroma was of a toasted light bready malts, mild grassy hops and an earthy yeast with notes of caramel, and toffee.The taste was malty with a mild caramel sweetness at first, but quickly became bitter sweet with an earthy and mildly spicy finish. Overall this was a brew that did not have much complexity. Although what it did have seemed to work well enough.
hoptimusPrimed (155) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2015
3.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
There is nothing overly powerful taste wise, it is well balanced with some notes of toffee. Gets better with every sip!