deyholla (5917) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Chris at the RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours a hazy brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a strong bread notes with light roast and a hint of dark grains. Flavor has a good amount of roast with a dark bread note and a bit of dark grains.
Sledutah (4071) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at RBWG grand tasting
Clear brown with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma and flavors of toasted malts, nutty and toffee
sic1314 (2430) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured bubbly medium brown with a frothy off white head. Aroma of zesty floral hops, nuts and toasted malt. Medium body, flavour is heavy nutty bitterness, lightly sweet, lingering dry finish.
jtclockwork (6939) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at RBWG. Pours brown with off white head. Nose and taste of toasted nuts, toasted caramel malt and toffee cookie. Medium body.
Suttree (4878) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from chriso - Thanks! Deep brown, thin but dense head. Smells like coffee and burnt toast (in a good way). Taste is rich dark bread and a hint of coffee. Nice peppery hops, as well. Even a fruity note or 2. I like it!
decaturstevo (4626) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy brown pour with off white head. Aroma is light chocolate and a touch of toasty malt. Medium body. ok browny
Ferris (1868) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - Roast malts and chocolate. Cloudy brown with a rich. Nutty, malty and a bit of carbonation. Nutty and malts.
Strykzone (4405) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at rbwg. Aque brown. A beige head. Bright fruity hops in a fairly big malt backbone and earth in the aroma. The hops take this in a diffetent direction. They add fruit and a European slant. The earth is evident and it is dry. A long lingering after taste of earthy fruits.
jd543 (361) - SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ruby red with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine, resin, hops, sweet malt, chocolate. Sweet with a bitter finish. Oily texture, low carbonation. Good.
bierkoning (9758) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Benzai, thanks! Dark brown color. Soft caramelly aroma with a hint of smoke and nutmeg. caramelly sweetish flavor with nutmeg, roast, pear drups and a hint of smoke. Interesting brew.