BeerandBlues2 (10503) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Max’s Taphouse. Pours clear brown with a medium, fizzy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is nutty, caramel and toast malt with earthy hops and dates. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, dark fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
sonnycheeba (4093) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours murky dark brown with thin, creamy off-white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, figs, plums, earthy hops, light licorice, and faint ash. Flavor is dry, roast malts forward, cocoa, earthy hops (light bitterness) and some smoke with faint dark fruit esters; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.