jackl (5369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Keg @ QC. Deep red small head. The nose is toffee, brown bread. Little else. Pretty weak aromas. The taste is cola, prunes, nuts. Caramel. Sort of thin and one -dimensional. Light body, soft carb. Overall, forgettable.
BeerandBlues2 (10531) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark amber with an average, frothy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toffee, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, brown sugar, and figs. Flavor is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toffee, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, brown sugar, and figs. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth and creaminess with a dry finish.
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2009
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(Sample Date: 2/17/2009 Source:Other) Grainy caramel almost a prune like maltyness with little hop aroma. Clear amber-light brown with fluffy white head. Caramel and dark sugar dominate flavor with some dry oxidized notes. Medium body and mouthfeel. Finish is dry with a earthy bitterness.
decaturstevo (5342) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 10, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very light caramel aroma from this deep brown pour with tight bubbly head. A hint of sourness, sweet malt, and an odd bitter finish. A bit aggressive on the carbonation and a tad thin.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Queen City on 02/17/2009. Clear copper amber body with a medium creamy off-white head. Sweet caramel and floral hop aroma. Very sweet caramel and sugary flavor with some light apple and floral hops. Medium body with moderately low carbonation.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle from the brewery. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a medium head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is caramel and green apple. Taste is nutty toasted malts with muted vegetal hops. Medium bodied. This one is fairly bland.