jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(draft 12/29/10). Dark copper/brown color. Medium off white head. Malty caramel/toffee aroma. Flavor of the same, with moderate citrus/grass hop. Avg duration. Light alcohol finish with light bitterness. Slick texture. Soft carbonation. Fair lacing.
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 30, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Pours slightly hazy brown with an average, creamy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted), average hops (earthy, herbal), and light esters (fruity) with notes of dates and toffee. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), light hops (earthy, herbal), and light esters (fruity) with notes of plum, dates, port, and brown sugar. Full body, medium warmth, carbonation, and creaminess with a medium sweet finish.