bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
ྫྷoz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium creamy beige head. Aroma of roasted nuts, caramel, and toasted bread. Flavor of caramel malt, nuts, bread, light cocoa, and hops (grass, some citrus) with a moderately bitter finish.
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Provisions beerfest, 12oz bottle. Clear amber body with medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some orange/earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some earthy/orange. Light-medium body, fairly smooth.
bhensonb (9823) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 15, 2009
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from BevMo in Sacramento, CA. Pours reddish copper with a decent, foamy beige head. Aromas of roasted malt and some fruity kind of hop. Medium body with strong carbonation. Flavor is roasted malt and floral/citrus hop. Kind of nutty. Interesting with pleasing flavors. Finish goes a bit more malty than hoppy. Good beer.
adnielsen (7573) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Amber orange appearance with a light brown head. Piney, somewhat resiny, sappy, somewhat citrusy hoppy, fairly rich toffee aroma. Rich caramel toffee malty, moderate piney flavor. Lots of flavor that’s done very nicely. Really a nice sessionable, sessionable brew.
DocLock (7198) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Cindirene’s. Pours dark brownish ruby with off-white head. Nose is malty, red wine grapey, earthy. Tastes caramel malty, with hints of nuts, cabernet, and earthy flavors. Not terribly complex, but not offensive either, and a half decent late summer/fall beer.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled sample at the 2nd Annual Top of the Hops Charlottesville, VA beer festival, 9/10/11. Pours a clear copper with a thin frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of earthy, citrus and peppery hops with sweet malts. The taste is bitter hops, citrus, earthy notes and a malty finish. Medium bodied.
shrubber85 (6507) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange/buttery malt and light pine aroma. Reddish-amber color with moderate head. Sweet light cherry and buttery malt flavor with a light orange/pine hops finish. Very nice beer.
Radek Kliber (6287) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma citrus fruity with sweet caramel malt note. Leafy with slight hop bitter sourness.6+
Appearance dark-red amber with hint of brown. Medium plus white top.4-
Flavor and Palate : medium bodied with thinner walls. Caramel mid with dry hop sides. Overall quiet sweet with late bitter hop feel. Some dryness on top. Decent offering.
blutt59 (5877) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, reddish amber color with no foam, aroma is malty dry hops, flavor has some bitterness overlaying the caramel, not bad overall
DuffMan (5780) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a lovely deep amber with a golden-kissed head. Toffee, toast, and piney hop aroma and flavour, this turned out to be a nice hoppy little amber with a kiss of citrus cascade in the finish.