snoworsummer (2701) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at PSA. Pours almost clear medium copper brown with a thin white head. Tastes malty, slightly sweet, like winter spices but not overbearing. Light and very drinkable. Hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cider. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like a sliced cider.
MadRobin (2173) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask 10 oz. pour at The Alehouse in Columbia in Columbia, MD.
Clear, mahogany with a fine off-white head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of spices, brown bread, overripe dark fruit (especially prunes), yeast, floral hops and caramel.
Taste of brown bread, spices, yeast, floral hops and caramel.
Light/medium body and no carbonation.
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Edtorrey (26) - Alabama, USA - MAR 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask ale delivered in traditional warm pint glass at Columbia Maryland Ale House.
Ruby color with thin micro bubble head.
Spice predominant up front. Sweet. Warm. Great start for dinner.
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dlovell2 (991) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Alehouse Columbia. Brown color with white head. Spice aroma. Caramel flavor with spice notes.
sonnycheeba (3900) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Pours clear, dark amber with thick, frothy off-white head; good retention and lacing. Aroma is caramel and biscuit malt, grassy and floral hops, light spice, figs, and some berries. Flavor is sweet malt forward with some light hops adding a touch of bitterness and some dark fruit esters; dry, smooth finish. Cask is definitely the way to serve this one with smooth, medium body and low carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (10327) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Max’s Taphouse. Pours clear dark amber with a large, creamy, light tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, dates, grain and straw malt with earthy and herbal hops. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with heavy earthy notes, dates, and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (14135) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 11, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Paradiso Dupont. Clear chestnut color, edge head. Aroma of caramel. Taste has a ton of nutmeg and cinnamon that overwhelms the beer.
argo0 (11805) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask. Clear dark amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, nutmeg, some allspice, light cinnamon. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some cinnamon, light nutmeg. Medium body, somewhat watery, low carbonation.
baraciisch (2134) - California, USA - DEC 23, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear red brown in color... Aroma of cinnamon and citrus... Flavor is smooth and malty, with spices and a hint of bitterness on the palate... Okay beer
dnstone (2267) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 30, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet and spicey aroma. Deep amber color with light white head. Cherry flavor, a bit mediciney, then sweet with cinamon/holiday spice. Pretty good, only the medicine flavor detracts.