thorongil2 (2184) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2016
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
(bottle) clear, bright dark brown colour with a small brown head; aroma of soy sauce, then hint of vanilla, cooked vegetables; faint, balanced flavour, no finish; unimpressive and not representative of style
TXBadger (2425) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear reddish brown color with off-white head. Caramel, roasted malts, and some sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with sweet toffee notes. Average bock.
wombat23 (456) - Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2015 Shared 12 oz. bottle. Amber brown with tan head. Aroma: roasted malt. Taste: burnt malt, a faint sourness, mildly bitter. Not very good; wouldn’t purchase again.
darbeer75 (350) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma: a bit odd; burnt toffee with some nuttiness; Appearance: dark amber with fairly flat head; carbonation bubbles suspended in beer at first; Taste: smooth, a little sour, fairly unpleasant aftertaste, not much complexity; Palate: medium body, lively carbonation, long and bitter/sour aftertaste; Overall: not impressed. Would not buy again.
baraciisch (2775) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Caramel brown in color... Aroma of toffee, candied fruits, brown sugar... Flavor is nutty malts, some soapy and kind of bitter malt flavors... Not very good
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kevinator (1845) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Decent sweet malt aroma. Some burnt caramel. Dark brown sugar color and a medium palate. Flavors were earthy malt with a slight sweetness. Strange aftertaste.
Drake (11500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle thanks to Secret Santa Summer 15. Thanks! Kind of a terrible label. Dark amber, large foamy tan head. Good retention. Aroma of toffee malts, earthy hops. The taste is toffee, caramel, earthy hops, a bit of a tart fruitiness. Medium bodied.
maekchu (3323) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUL 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Thanks, Nate. Mild dark roast nse, kind of flour-like chocolate, and some pungent raisin notes. Dark copper color. Caramel, honey, sweet dark fruits, raisins. Thin-medium body. Seems extract like, but good flavors.
KyotoLefty (8924) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Nice chewy fudge nose, chocolate, raisins, treacle. Brown-orange color, clear, with lace. Very nice malt flavor, rich and bready, medium sweet. Grassy, earthy finish. Good beer.
SHIG (4381) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured caramel brown with a tan head. Aroma is strong woodsy bark and malts. Taste is sweet malts, spice, toffee, and caramel.