NielsenRatings (8124) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ brewery. Reddish brown appearance with a cream colored head. Roasty, nutty, toasty, brown malty nose. Nice nutty, roasty brown malty nose with a hint of toffee and chocolate. Probably would a good session beer.
notalush (4588) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Odell - a light twist on the style, with some strong notes of vanilla and coffee bean adding some depth to the typical brown ale flavors of roasted nuts and lightly toasty malts - a little bit of molasses in the finish - pretty good.
Kevin (2031) - Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
near black with a swamp like head. caramel, molasses slightly smokey nose. smoke flavor with a strong maltyness. not bad, a good meal beer.
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Ernest (6018) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Head is mostly diminishing.
Body is dark brown.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (cookie, nuts, caramel), lightly hoppy (apricot), with a note of bubblegum.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Fairly straightforward brown ale.