Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ HDG. Medium brown with a big bubbled head. Aroma is toasted caramel and sweet grains. Flavor is sweet without being cloying. Nutty and caramel flavors with a hint of toffee and butterscotch. Really drinkable.
mkobes (2138) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at HDG. Deep dark brown in color with a nice off white fluffy head. Caramel malty aroma. Toasty and sweet. Malty and sweet flavor. Coffee like roast flavor. Thin bodied. Finish is malty. Decent beer.
CraftAlelvr (9) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 28, 2006 does not count
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sweet, medium bodied, tan head, low carbonation, easy to drink. Nutty caramel flavor bit of raisin. Great American Brown ALE!
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
GABF 2006: Clear dark chestnut color. The aroma was sweet and toasty with notes of toffee and diacetyl. Malty and sweet flavor had a moderate amount of roasted malt. Some coffee notes poke through.
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour is clear brown with no head...smell is nutty and sweet with caramel...flavor is slightly sweet and malty, but very weak and watery....
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2006
2.4 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Brewery: Aroma of rotten eggs was very faint. Poured brown in color. Good, off-white head lasted. Great lacing. Clear and sparkling. Flavor was smokey and roasted. Slightly sweet and malty. Not much to the flavor. Light to medium body. Average carbonation. Short finish. Overall, nothing special, or to drink again.
hopscotch (8367) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
They re-named it Darryl and served it from a can at GABF ’06... Clear, deep amber ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Subtle, diacetyl aroma with notes of caramel and butterscotch which are appropriate for the style. Nutty, lightly sweet caramel and butterscotch flavor. Medium-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Chocolatey, mildly bitter finish.
waolsen (1328) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2006
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
tap. brown, nice clarity and lacing, tan thin bubble head. sulfer aroma. creamy, sour malts. not well balanced. huge sourness that doesn’t invite many sips/
Braudog (5354) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub, 4/13/06: Light nutty aroma. Sharp sugary bite up front. Tingly and tart. Clear bright brown color. Nuttiness supreme.
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear brown/dark amber. Light tan head. Aroma is restrained roasty malt. Flavor is roasty caramel malt, brown sugar/molasses, mild hops. Medium body, smooth. Great session brown, perfect for the beach late in the day.