andrewje41 (391) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Corked bottle pour. Pours dark ruby with a fizzy disappearing head. So much dark fruit here. Plums and a little cherry. Bold flavor, but a little sweet at the same time. Finishes semi sweet fruit sugar. A lot of flavor in this. Quite impressed.
sawbuck (315) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Full aroma of spices, candies and peppermint. Beautiful brownish red color. Tan head is full and lasts forever. Carbonation bubbles up like a volcano. Rich sweet, spicy candies up front. Notes of raisins, a other fruits. Followed quickly with an alcohol burn and bitter hops with roasted malt notes. Finish lingers...mostly bitter...but warming. Solid
BGangawere (2) - - JUN 7, 2014 does not count
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fantastic beer. Honestly one of my favorites. Tastes best after dinner or at night after a long day with a favorite cigar. Seeing cherries suspended throughout gives it a look unlike any other.
FriendOfBeer (86) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Taste of prunes, raisins, banana, clove. Very complicated beer. Malty and bitter. aftertaste. Booze is barely noticeable.
---Rated via Beer Buddy
Dhammond42 (8) - - MAY 30, 2014 does not count
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Decent beer. I chilled it though for about a week before trying it. Probably shouldn't have done that because it tasted kind of crappy after that. Probably won't have it again unless it's on sale at Costco.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
generallee08 (646) - New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
It pours a dark reddish brown with a dark and cloudy body. The head builds up to a thick pale tan head that bubbles down to a thinner layer that just covers the body. An inviting aroma of sweet dark cherries, caramel, malts and alcohol leads you to the first sip. Sweet dried cherries mixes with caramel and chocolaty malts, sour cherries, plum and raisins. All of these flavors are surrounded by a warming alcohol that fades off slowly with some bitter notes into the finish. The palate is full bodied, smooth and a little sticky.
Hidden_Pooch (295) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Had an aroma of roasted nuts and fruit. First sip and I notice the alcohol is hidden quite well, with all the strong toffee and fruity flavours going on, but none of them too overpowering. Surprisingly quite an easy drinker for how big it is.
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a darker reddish brown color with off-white head. Raisins, dark fruit, and some wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a sweet toffee like note.
RespertFTW (520) - Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Smells like sweet fruit, candy and booze. Sweet gummy bear flavor. Great stuff.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
Mittenator (1287) - Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber thanks I respertftw. Hazy, dark brown with a small, beige head. Dark fruit and burned sugar. Really great.