jcwattsrugger (11004) - 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.
Tmoney99 (10087) - 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.
Ratman197 (9036) - 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.
Drake (7945) - 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.
Dogbrick (7244) - 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.
jtclockwork (7114) - , 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.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thin white head. Musky and a touch skunky, musk and a bit of warm yeast. Lingering yeast and musk on the finish.
deyholla (5974) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at RBWG 2014, thanks! Pours a deep gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of apple and caramel with a bit of barrel backing. Flavor has caramel and sweet grains with a bit of barrel and light apple underlyinf.
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Grand Tasting of RBWG. Pours a hazed pale gold with a white ring for a head. Notes of straw, pale and sweet malts, apricot, peach, and sugar. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel. Good tripel.
blipp (5680) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours hazt gold with a whiteish head. Peachy fruity, with medium sweetness, some malty sweet caramel, and hints of whiskey sweetness. Pretty good.