bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of toasted grain, roastiness, caramel, toffee, and spices. Flavor of raisins, toasted bread, caramel, grass, and herbs.
jcwattsrugger (11175) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-pours copper with a light tan head. Aroma is spice, light fruit, some caramel. Taste is spice hops, medium malt-roasty/caramel/cocoa. 1st 6oz a bit thin, 2nd 6oz towards medium body.
Tmoney99 (10950) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy white head that was lasting and produced good lacing. Good spice and malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth sticky texture and soft texture. Moderate spice bittersweet flavor with with a moderate bittersweet finish of average duration.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: May 23, 2009
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel and toffee aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel candy flavor, light spicyness, touch of burnt caramel, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Ratman197 (10070) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of toffee, spice, light carmel and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, earthiness and spice with a smooth lingering spiced toffee finish.
adnielsen (9416) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled at Bull and Bush Xmas tasting in Denver, Colorado. Translucent red orange appearance with a strong malty head. Body is quite spiced with a somewhat strong flavor.
Drake (8657) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2009
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a reddish copper color with a medium head. Average head retention and poor lacing. Aroma is candy banana, cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is caramel, clove and cinnamon. Very thin bodied.
Dogbrick (8507) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This beer pours a clear dark copper color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of dark fruit and spices. Medium body with flavors of sweet malt, raisin and spice. The finish is sweet with a caramel malt aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.
DocLock (7976) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at CAH. Pours deep copper w 2f off tan head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, brown sugary funk. Tastes malty, rich, with some spice, hops, slight rye, and a rich maltiness throughout.
shrubber85 (7846) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 12, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Light caramel malt aroma. Amber with large tan head. Very light sweet caramel malt and mildly bitter herbal hops flavor. Mild alcohol finish. Okay - I prefer this to the spiced ones though.