jake65 (3012) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle: The pour is absolutely gorgeous… deep amber and a thick, creamy tan head. Nice sheet lacing. At first, I thought it smelt like sawdust, but it passed. Deep toffee, woody, earthy, and nutty bits. Rich and inviting. Taste is a little more on the earthy side, some florals and wood. Lightly metallic. Loses a bit from the nose. Lighter in body, which is ok, but the flavor doesn’t stick.
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Pours a nice deep amber color with a tan head and good lacing, sticky. You can tell there is some hops in the aroma, but they’re floral varieties I think. The taste is quite good, lots of biscuit, some caramel, and a little hop bite -- all the spiciness of this beer comes from the hops instead of added spices. Good winter warmer, a little different, but good!
Nsanders (829) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Red orange with a thin white cap. Caramel, herbal hops, mineral water and bread. Taste is lightly sweet with a dry plantlike bitterness. Body is lighter with a fizzy feel.
outlawskies (481) - Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Julie says well it is okay there is a touch of non hoppy air freshener at the end. It is okay. She gives a 3.0
TheGB (573) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light aroma of caramel malt and hops. Taste is good with caramel, vanilla and grass. Nice palate.
maltman53 (442) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - NOV 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle pours a beautiful red-mahogany color with a huge, persistent, rootbeer float head. Caramel malt, earthy low hop profile on the nose. Palate is English malts, ending in a mildly bitter finish. Overall, okay beer that’s far from great.
Crispy34 (490) - Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft! Aroma is malty with some bitter. Appearance is brown with a creamy tan head. Taste is a bitter with some malt. Palate is pretty neutral. Overall, a decent beer.
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Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - NOV 12, 2014
1.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Really pretty mahogany pour, with a quickly dissipating creamy head. I didn't read the deScription before buying, so I was surprised by the lack of spice (or flavor, for that matter) in this "winter" beer. Great ever recent mouthfeel, but really understated flavor - slight woody notes, a little molasses, maybe, and slight malt. Really reminded me of something that you'd be served at a big chain brewpub in an airport.
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Headbanger (3575) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle 11/11/14 (Courtesy of RSRIZZO)-44° in English Pint-Pours amber with a huge off white head. Aroma of hops, malt, and spices. Taste of the same with hops and caramel on the back end. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.
crajun (1101) - , Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle to glass. overall; right for the style but was just ok. malty aroma - it says no spices but seemed like it did in aroma. malt with spruce/wood in taste. dry finish. ok