rob6239 (676) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2013 Pours beautiful deep red with off white head. Initial aroma is hoppy and also made me think of pekoe tea. Taste is both bitter and sweet in waves.
Re-rated after having from bottle. On tap was much better. Didn’t get any of the on-tap aroma from the bottle pour.
Drake (10866) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from Beer Run. Pours a clear ruby color with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of citrus and piney hops with toffee malts. The taste is toffee malts, earthy notes, caramel, citrus and pine hops. Medium bodied, slight astringent in the finish. Decent
TheBeerGod (5638) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Gorgeous garnet in color with a tall, fluffy beige head. Aroma is lovely Simcoe hoppy notes, citrus, spicy hoppiness, caramel, and sweet malt. Taste is spicy hops, citrus zest, light pine, caramel, chewy malt and bready notes. Body is rich and medium-full with a full, creamy carbonation. Finishes with a blast of spicy hops, pine and citrus oils along with chewy caramel, bready malts and soft grains. Damn tasty beer and a nice surprise!
TheJestersBeer (2279) - SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium tawny, brown head.
Very hoppy and fruity aromas, malt, caranel, spruce, pine resin, mangoes.
Off-dry, full bodied, high bitterness, balanced CO2.
Hoppy, spicy taste, fruity, caramel, pine resin, grapefruit, complex.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: May 24, 2011
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: opaque dark red, creamy beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: dry caramel aroma, citrus hops, earthy
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, plenty of earthyness, touch of sweetness, light spicyness, lingering bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
jrob21 (2970) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice name here. Sample from bomber at Charlotte O-fest. A fruity sweet caramel drink. Pours a dark red color, nice. A little bit of a citrus hop finish. Deep dark body and long lasting.
PorterPounder (6410) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tallahassee, Fl - Liquor Loft - 22 oz bomber. Pours a slightly murky dark orange with a sticky off white head that leaves plenty of sticky lacing. Aroma is overly sweet and full of crystal malt stickiness, some piney notes redeem it somewhat. Flavor is syrupy sweet with plenty of dates and raisins, tons of crystal malt home brew funkiness, some caramel and manufactured citrus. Mouthfeel is artificially sticky. Overall, needs work.
drowland (7103) - Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
10/9/11. 22oz bottle. Cloudy red pour with a small khaki head that fades and laces a bit. Huge hop character - bitter and earthy, a bit old perhaps, with caramel and alcohol. Very bitter flavor - generically earthy and hoppy with a bit of cardboard, citrus, and caramel. Meh.
Cybercat (4175) - Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a nice clear mahogany with a fairly thick, if not persistent, light tan head. Inviting aroma is malty with a good overtone of apple and cloves and a subtle earthy note. Luscious flavor has a malty core and tones of wood, caramel, fruit (mostly apple), nuts and spice and just a touch of bitterness. Full-bodied smooth texture has a raspy fizz that leaves a nice edgy finish. Long live the king!
joebudzjoe (671) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 20, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Upon first crack, this beer has a clean aroma of sweet hops, freshly cut grass and some citrus, notably grapefruit. Pouring an opaque, unfiltered amber color with a thick, frothy tan head, this beer laces nicely throughout the entire pint. This is a very well-balanced beer with a moderately-heavy body and a flavor that starts with a grassy hop flavor that is flanked with notes of butterscotch, caramel and toffee. My only complaint is that it didn’t respond to my body very well; I was a little burpy.