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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stevesie (329) - - JAN 13, 2013
Single bottle. Nice amber color, lots of head. Good balance and nice flavor. Exceeded expectations.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3204) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014
bottle. Amber with small head. Medium caramel malt body. Light hops. Very average amber.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3360) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2011
12oz bottle 12/8/11 (Jack’s Mountain Home)-46° in English Pint-Pours a medium to dark amber with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, toffee, and bread. Taste of the same with a bit of hops coming through. This medium bodied brew is not bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4635) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Wow! Smells like freshly mowed grass, yet still good. This is good. A bit malty, but some late hops and a hint of caramel are nice. Could drink this one again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RasterMaster (258) - , Oklahoma, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Orange-amber pour into a thick, pillowy cream-colored head that slowly dissipates into melting lacing as carbonated bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass into a lingering layer of foam. Aroma of spruce, sweet nutty caramel, malty citrus, and yeasty biscuit. Initial flavor of roasted nuts and chocolate that fades into a lemony, citrusy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 13, 2011
bottle-pours deep copper hazy with a small fizzy white head. pretty boring looking. nose is bready, sweet and a little nuty and a little catty hops. flavors are nutty malt and quite a bit of ozidization. WTF is going on here? not good and deifnately pass this one!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (4066) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Location: 12 oz bottle from Colonial Wine and Spirits, 6/8/11, as Choc Pietro Piegari

Aroma: The aroma is caramel, hints of fruit and floral hops, and touches of honey and nuts
Appearance: It pours a caramel-brown color with a creamy beige head and some lacing
Flavor: The taste is light to medium sweet with some slight tartness to the finish
Palate: The body is pretty creamy, light-medium, with fairly soft carbonation, and fairly long duration
Overall Impression: Overall, this was a pretty unexciting amber ale. Not a lot going on here, just a half decent beer. Really, this was basically just an average beer all-around.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2011
Bottle courtesy of a generous trader. Poured into a Hill Farmstead wine glass. Body is a moderate amber with a bit of haze. There is a huge off white head with a strong amount of lacing. The nose is a bit off with some cardboard and odd fruit plus a bit of bread and toast. The flavor goes far downhill with a bitter metallic bite and some cardboard. Weird tannic character as well. Mild bread, but that’s about all that is there that should be there. Feel is a bit thin and metallic. Not a fan of this one at all. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-15-2011

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (6842) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle. Orange/amber pour with some haziness when held up to light. Nice big mostly-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is pleasant - toasted malts, caramel, and nuts. Flavor is a bit less interesting - a little thin and semi-metallic, definitely malt, but the aroma of the caramel & nuts doesn’t translate well to the flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onionkid (366) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle. An amber pour with a beige head. Aroma of nuts and chocolate. Has a sweet taste to it of chocolate and toffee. Finished decent enough, with a bit of a tart bite to it. I kind of think the same thing as their label says, oh, it’s "another Choc Brew". Yea, exactly. Just, "another middle-of-the-road, so-so beer." Not bad though!


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