GRM (2961) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2012
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Brown bottle, 1 pint 6 ounces, savoured July 20 2012; eye: orange with a caramel hue, hazy, minuscule ring of head, slight lacing; nose: fruity, alcohol, caramel, malt; mouth: fruity, alcohol, malt, syrup, finale in alcohol, full body, not much carbonation, quite sweet, alcoholic texture; overall: too much alcohol
Bouteille brune, 1 pinte 6 onces, savourée le 20 juillet 2012; œil : orange avec une teinte caramel, voilée, minuscule anneau de mousse, très légère dentelle; nez : fruité, alcool, caramel, malt; bouche : fruité, alcool, malt, sirop, finale en alcool, corsée, peu carbonatée, très sucrée, texture alcoolique; en résumé : trop d’alcool
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle sampled during 2011 RBWG - Pours a hazy amber color with a small off white head. Aroma and flavor is lightly sweetened malt, esters, and floral hops. Medium body. A good beer.
probstblueribbon (2892) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber shared by Lubiere, served cold in a tulip glass. 20JL12.
App.: Milky orange-amber with a small tan head.
Aroma: Sharp, peppery, somewhat fruity, cherry lemonade, sweet doughy, caramel, sweet a bit of alcohol, berries, some nice notes, not entirely cohesive.
Palate: Medium-full body, sparse effervescence.
Flav.: Strong fruitiness, grapefruit, yeast, berries, peppery, alcohol, somewhat harsh, resinous hops, big!; very sweet with strong bitterness, alcohol and a long fruity finish.
A little too much, both in name and in bottle.
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really enjoyed this one. Pours a 14 karat orange with a razor sharp white edge that circles the glass and leaves little lacing. Aroma is of honey, caramel, and citrus. Flavor shows a bit of peppery spice along with biscuit, malt, and toffee. Medium mouthfeel and the ABV is hidden beautifully. Tasty.
tgncc (2769) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2010 First rating!!! Yes!!!! This beer is awesome. The nose is fruity, booozy, very enticing. The appearance is red/brown, slighly hazy, off-white head. The flavor is amazing, dark fruit (plums, raisins), and spicy hops. The finish is sweet, with a boozy warming in the throat. The body is medium/thick, fair amount of carbonation in the mouthfeel. Excellent.
iowaherkeye (2690) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAY 4, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle, no date shared by wavers. Caramel malt and fruity nose with some floral hops. Flavor is fairly bitter with the same caramel sweetness. Bitterness peaked at a 4 in the dry finish. Medium full body with light carbonation. Pretty good and smooth.
BuckeyeBoy (2673) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz Bottle Pours out cloudy amber topped with a cream head. Aroma was citrus, caramel, bread malts, and some tropical fruit. Taste was much as the aroma with a good balance of citrus hops and sweet malts. This beer was a surprise to me a10% mild ale it just doesn’t make scents to me.
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 8, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s Back in the UK tasting, 22nd May 2010. Gold-ish amber. Candy sugar sweetness but strong hops too. Strength is exceptionally well hidden. Palate is lovely and smooth, it coats the mouth. Very slightly sticky. Impressive stuff.
jimhilt (2398) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 12, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a two finger off-white head that fades quickly to a ring leaving traces of lace. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Hazy amber color. Nose is fruit, spice and malt. Flavor is sweet, spicy, hints of apple with a good hoppy backbone. Nice mild ale. High ABV is hidden. $10.45 for a 22oz bottle from Colonial Spirits, Acton, MA.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to thirdeye11. poured orange with a white head and some good lace. aroma was orange, caramel, and fruity. flavor was fruity, malt, and alcohol.