GermanBrews76 (679) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
nice lace. sticky, off white top adorns a dark amber brown body. fairly well hopped, but good balance. caramel malts and citrus hops, must be cascades. malt profile is more prominent in flavor. this is a very drinkable beer
TChrome (1425) - Bedford, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pleasing aroma with notes of caramel, and roasted nuts. Pours very attractive medium amber with a well retained tan colored head and lots of lacing. Flavor is quite enjoyable with a rather refined interplay between a nice chocolate sweetness and a bit of spicy, hoppy bitterness. A style winner from a very nice brewery.
motelpogo (7044) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 29, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap at the brewpub. pleasant light brown colour. aroma of treacle and peanut oil. some brown sugar with a little prickliness in the finish. good brown ale
Reid (1946) - Salem, Oregon, USA - SEP 26, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ok my second bomber bought while camping o the Oregon coast.
Nice enough brew to look at , dark brown.with a fair sized bubbly tan head that went down fast but left good lacing.
Nice aroma a good blend of the dark chocolate like malts and the spritzy hop.
Again the taste is well balanced with the nutty, chocolaty malts dominating at first sip then the hops( Cascade and Mt Hood) assert themselves on the last section of the sip. It says this is an "American Brown Ale" on the bottle and they are not wrong..the hops are very noticable compared to the more traditional English style browns.
Its ok on the palate..but maybe a little on the thin side.
Quite a nice "quaffer"..I would like to taste this on tap at the Pelican someday soon.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours very dark red with a fluffy ivory head that leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is faint, but malty and sweet. Taste starts malty and ends with a metallicy bitterness. Very thin mouthfeel, very unimpressed. I remember this beer being better the last time i had it, very thin and bland now.
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear black cherry-like color with good head and lacing. Malty and slightly herbal nose. Smooth malty flavor with a hop bite at the end. Light body and a dry finish.
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A dark brownish/black color with ruby highlights. Medium bodied with malt flavorings of chocolate and caramel. Moderate hop finish.
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper with brown hues light tan head that produces excellent lacing. Medium roaste malt and mild citrus aroma. Flavor is light roasted malt with a good dose of citrus hops. Not bad for one of my least liked styles!
Suttree (5266) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 25, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark Brown, with hints of red. small tan head. Slightly bready, yeadty aroma. Very full bodied. Toasty, peppery and assertive finish. Thansk, Secret Santa!
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUL 6, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark mahogany color with good head retention & a nice sticky film of lacing. The aroma is nicely malty with some sweet hops, dark caramel & faint roast. The flavor is also well rounded with a medium bodied finish. Good!