slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Canned & get extra points for it. Pours a beautiful dark brown. Nose of sweet toffee and choc. Taste has huge malt backbone, chewy. Alcohol is present but never dominating, thou it gets ’fumes’ in the end. I really wish SC would pass that damn ABV law!
edgallow (1076) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz can pours amber with a tan head. Aroma of caramel malts, smoke and toffee. Taste is sweet malts and toffee.
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BlackWarrior (159) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown w/ red highlights. Lt tan head that fades quickly. Aromas of caramel, molasses, raisins, herbs and vanilla. Med body w/ avg carb. Flavors of vanilla, smokey malts, brown sugar and alcohol notes. Find myself picking up a 6 of this fairly regularly lately.
Ret12 (371) - Maryland, USA - MAY 12, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Old chub is very thick and pretty sweet. This sweet flavor is balanced perfectly with a slight smoke flavor.
OKplus (355) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A - Pours a dark brown with garnet highlights. 1 finger of tan head that sinks pretty quick.
S - Candied raisins, toffee malt, nutty almond yeast, tree sap, alcohol, very rich aromas.
T - Sweet off the top, toasted brown sugar, molasses, toasted cocoa, mellow smokiness, toasted brown bread, some minor fruit in the middle. Brassy edges with a kiss of woody bitterness on the finish.
M - Full bodied and slick with foamy carbonation.
Very rich and full flavored. They do a good job of making it taste older than it is. Stale but very full if that makes any sense. A great beer to sip slow.
Serving type: bottle
Wordsworth (81) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft pours a dark cola brown with an inch-tall super creamy head. Hard to get an aroma. Taste is heavy malt with a bittersweet caramel finish. Decent but not something I'd seek out.
ICEatALAMO (524) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours a mild brown with little head. The aroma is a mix between malts and toffee. The taste has some caramel and a faint smokiness to it. Get some of the scotch and a hint of burnt fruit. A solid scotch ale.
bbcd (82) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
deep red-brown, smooth tan head, lots of lacing. toffee, resin, citrus, smoke, alcohol. medium bitter, medium-heavy sweet, umami. medium body, slick feel.
mikem409 (1132) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours murky brown thin head. Malty aroma. Taste is brown sugar sweet slight cherry
SmokeyDaBear (39) - - APR 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a can into a cup. Dark red beer with nice head. Has Carmel taste and is a pleasant drink. 8% alcohol is nice.
bigtaster (396) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with reddish hues, off white head. Caramel notes, some spice, molasses. It’s think on the palate for this style, which is very enjoyable, some quick sweetness comes through, and the finish is dark and dried fruits. The body on the beer is what really shines.