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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A dark brown color, with a balanced aroma of roasted malts and Northwest-grown hops. The sweetness of the ale, crystal, and chocolate malts blend beautifully with the assertive flavors of Cascade and Mt. Hood hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30451) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2005
[At Stockholm Beer Festival 2005] A brown beer with a huge brown head. The aroma is sweet and slightly hoppy, while the flavor is just like an English brown ale, primary notes of roasted malt, slight note of caramel, with a dry end, and a thin body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled. Dark amber/copper coloured, small beige head. Bitterish fruity aroma with malty and spicy notes. Spicy flavour with hints of fruits and hops growing in finish. Sweetish aftertaste and sticky palate. Appleish aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (21279) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2005
Draught at AIBA, Melbourne. Dark brownish amber with rich, creamy head. Lychee aroma. Medium sweet and fairly light bodied- Pleasantly hop aromatic with a salty finish that holds medium biterness. Not spectacular or overpowering in anyway, but thoroughly well balanced and made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19334) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Sweetish malty caramel aroma withsome hoppy hints. Sweetish malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a malty hoppy bitter caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15066) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2006
On tap at Pilsener Room, Portland and brewery tap, Pacific City. Deep brown with lasting beige head. Great malts, toffee and subtle roastiness. Very drinkable. Dark malts, bit of choc/coffee. Lovely soft feel in mouth. Really tasty and lovely malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled, alc. 6.0%
Dark brown, small creamy off-white head. Malty, a bit chocolaty and roasted hoppy. Chocolaty, roasted, very stout-like flavor. A bit watery for 6% beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13538) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2002
Medium everything - colour, aroma, palate. I’ll go with Axemaster on this one, as it really did little for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2005
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2005) Amber with a small head. Aroma from chocolate, cocoa and vanilla. Hoppy flavor with some chocolate. Quite pleasant bitterness in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12455) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Draft at the Pelican. Clear darkish brown color with beige head. Aroma of toasted malt with stone fruit. Toasted malt with stone fruit to start. Background of a darker, porter style toasted malt. Finish is fruit, light toasted malt, very light, but little bitter. Still, it’s very good to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2007
(Draught) Pours a deep amber body with a medium creamy beige head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and light roastiness. Flavor of cocoa, toasted malt, caramel, light citrus, and nuts with a bitter finish.


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