bhensonb (12760) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
375 c&c from Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy amber gold with no head. Aroma is whiskey/wood/fruit. Full bodied, almost. Flavor is malt, something vinous, wood, caramel. A touch of whiskey, and a hint of heat. This is very smooth, with lots of different flavors, and they all blend into a delicious ale. Excellent.
Tmoney99 (12234) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Poured cloudy golden color with a large frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Complex woody, citrus, whiskey and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation and thin particles. Medium to heavy whiskey complex flavor with a medium to heavy complex sweet finish of moderate duration with a small alcohol bite. This is a refreshing standout beer.
jcwattsrugger (11612) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 bottle @RBWG-A-still-yellow/gold. A-wood/spice, lt malt. Sweet lt malt, wood/spice hops.
Ratman197 (11524) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a hazy golden yellow with a large lasting white head. Aromas of whiskey, straw, pineapple, oak, light vanilla and light spice. Palae was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, pear, whiskey, oak, light vanilla and light spice with a crisp lingering fruity finish.
jtclockwork (11250) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Jcwatts at 5K/10K/4K. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose and taste of lemon zest, grass, yeast, mild spice and light fruits. Medium body.
Drake (10888) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
RBWG14 Trip Rating #152. Bottle shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a thin tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of bready malt, butterscotch, mild candied fruits, mild hops. Taste is stone fruits, bready malts, spice. Medium bodied, lightly boozy.
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy gold, bright white head. Light booze, golden raisins, oak, yeast, banana, spice.
hopscotch (10214) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle... Muckfest 2014... Hazy caramel-colored pour with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aroma is lightly funky, bready and vinous. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and soft carbonation. The flavor offers pear, wine, oak and bread, with both crusty and alcoholic bitterness.
Dogbrick (9824) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2011
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sample at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 10/20/2011. Pours a hazy orange-gold color with a medium bubble white head that diminishes steadily. Sticky patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of oak, yeast, malt and fruit. Full-bodied with a ripe fruity character and a subtle whiskey base. Notes of peppery yeast and malt in the background along with some sweet spice. The finish is well-balanced between oak and fruit. Overall a very enjoyable beer.
crossovert (9741) - Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml corked and caged bottle. Murky pour, spice notes, definite barrel character. But jsut not a combo I care for, nor do I think the base beer is anything extraordinary.