gmellison (426) - Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at road 34. Pours a rich mahogany color. Aroma is figs, raisins, wood. Flavor is rum, raisins, boozy. Ok.
onceblind (5411) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark copper/amber with a thin foamy white head. Nose has a kind of earthy nutty malt and apple aroma with a wee bit of rustic toffee. Taste is really toffee-filled with a bit of nuttiness and boozy dark chewy raisin belgianesque grains, with a Belgian doughy yeast.
arminjewell (8603) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pour on tap at Black Bottle, dark reddish brown pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of big caramel, dark roasted sugar, hints of dark fruits, slight earthy tones. Taste is a mix of dark fruit, caramel, hints of roast, touch of dark cocoa, slight earth, finishing fairly bitter, sweet.
phaleslu (7536) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at The Lackman, served in a goblet. Pours a mostly clear but deep chestnut amber with a beige ring that leaves some lace spots. Aroma of sweet caramel, toast, leaves, nuts, dates, and brown sugar. Flavor of caramel, brown sugar, dried apricots, dates, sweet bread, figs, and cookie. Medium-bodied, with a sweet mouthfeel that finishes sticky. A bit warm, too. Not bad.
b3shine (6570) - Indiana, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent light copper with thin off-white head. Smells of sweet malt, spices, and mild Belgian yeast. A touch vegetal too. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Okay.
Ratman197 (11222) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Falling Rock poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of caramel, brown sugar, toasted malt and light dark fruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of brown sugar, caramel and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering brown sugar finish.
Sledutah (6031) - Utah, USA - OCT 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Falling Rock, GABF 2013 weekend
Clear dark brown with a medium sized beige head and good lacing. Aroma is sweet and woody. Flavor is the same, toasted malts, sweet caramel and woody
brokensail (13202) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Lucky Pie. Pours mahogany in color with an off-white head. Coconut, roasted malt, and burnt sugar aromas. Chocolate, tart fruits, and caramel maltiness. Flavor is big on the caramel sweetness and cola. Coconut, roast, chocolate, and burnt sugar. Slightly nutty, some tart dark fruit, and plum.
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap @ Lucky Pie. Pours a dark reddish orange appearance with a tan head. Cola, toffee, gummy aroma. Fairly sweet, fruity, grape, tart plum flavor with a dry lingering double impact finish.
Experiment_Ale (1088) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Oksar Blues. Pours dark maple with light lacing. Aroma is nutty, pecan, Munich malt, hint of fruity yeast. Taste is big fruity yeast that is sticky fig but belgiumy. Finish is balanced, nutty Belgium yeast.