SHIG (4045) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft: at brewery: Poured a chocolate brown with an off white head. This filled my nose with grain and nut aroma. The taste was similar with the addition of maltiness.
Jow (2905) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the brewery as the seasonal example on the sampler. Tastes quite malty, with some nuttiness, caramel, earth, and coffee ice cream. light sweet and bitters. pretty tasty indeed
jzzbassman (1525) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at brewery. Alcohol apparent, but a bit thin bodied. Caramel flavor on top of licorice and toffee.
AGAquino (665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2010
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Old Harbor. Hazy brown color with tan head and nice lace. Malty sweet aroma improves as it cools. Flavor is very malty with slight bitter, traces of bready yeast and bitter dark chocolate. Alcohol noticeable but not overpowering, almost warming at the end.