Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured clear brown with an average to large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate toasted rye sweet aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This sweet beer would go well with a full bodied cigar.
Ratman197 (12962) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of rye, toffee and earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of rye, toffee and earthiness with a smooth lingering rye finish.
Bov (11768) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
draught@Erzbierschof - pours a very dark brown beer with a persistent beige foam; the aroma is toasted with light metallic tones; earthy and grainy as well; a good malt backbone, pretty tasty, pretty dry and earthy grassy finish; toasted and with again some metallic tones
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Dumb name. Pours a clear copper color with nearly no head. Aroma of dry malts and rye. The taste is herbal notes, rye, dry crackery malts and a jolly rancher-like fruit note. Medium bodied.
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle. Poured a brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Bready, some smokiness, some rye in there, and some roastiness.
Dogbrick (11180) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at Daily Growler Powell. Cloudy brownish-amber color with a thin light beige head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of smoked malt, fruit and rye. Medium body with flavors of grainy malt, spicy rye and earthy hops. The finish is subtly smoky with a rye malt aftertaste. Decent overall.
Sammy (10891) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Initially promising, very dark thick bodied with a long lasting head. Sme roast, smoke. But something a little off, and then a little skunky taste. Didn’t make the grade.I think from Champane’s Cellars.
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and caramel and floral, Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
adnielsen (10445) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Ratman’s. Thanks you, Ratman! Pours a hazy brown appearance with a cream colored head. Quite spicy rye, caramel, piney, bready, light fruity aroma. Fairly spicy, bready, a bit husky, somewhat citrusy flavor. A little disappointing.
shrubber85 (10359) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Wood, cherry, and rye malt aroma. Dark brown with moderate head. Smoky sweet toffee and rye malt flavor. Nice.