northropfrye (1950) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I actually liked this one a bit better than some of their regulars. A nice fairly pronounced malty sweetness. Pretty good.
cards04 (1459) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear brown with nice lacing. Sweet candy aromas. Flavours are sweet and candy like at first followed by a nice roastiness. Thin.
DuffMan (6172) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, as part of a tasting tray enjoyed while patiently waiting out a weather delay in the airport enroute to Chicago.Dark brown, golden highlights. Aroma is brown sugar, hints of dark roast. Lightly roasty palate, sweet brown sugar, chocolate, nutty and smoky nuances. Really quite nice.
radioseer (298) - Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a nearly opaque brown color with no head. Aroma of chocolate and oat malts, also has notes espresso and dark fruits. Medium sweetness and medium bitterness. Flat carbonation and medium body.
arminjewell (5720) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours brown with white head, aroma is some nuts, coffee, earth, caramel and some roast. Taste up front is mostly nutty, earth, with some roast and coffee with a touch of caramel. Not bad, but nothing special.
bluemooner (586) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - JUL 4, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark brown with a medium, off-white head. Mild aroma of malt and nuts. Flavor is malt with hints of caramel, nuts, some coffee, earthy notes and some sweet, dark fruit. Light body and soft carbonation. Nothing special.
BVery (5618) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 11, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at MSP. Clear brown pour. Small white head. Earthy nutty nose with malt. Taste is more of the same. Decent drinkable brew but not spectacular.
Tmoney99 (10102) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at MSP.
Poured a clear dark brown color with an average creamy off-white head that was mostly lasting and produced good lacing. Moderate roasted nutty malt and small earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.
Good drinkable brew.
JoeMcPhee (8216) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pint at MSP airport. Dark brown beer. Aroma is fairly light. A bit of light cocoa and some herbal/spicy hoppiness. A little bit of soapiness comes up on the back. A bit of astringency that isn’t all that appealing. Meh... completely uninteresting.
Lubiere (9440) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. A nutty chocolate malt with light dark fruits. In mouth, nutty ale with fruity esters, a bit of boiled vegetables. Medium bodied. On tap at MSP location, Jan 24 2009.