LizzyLizard (2) - - SEP 21, 2013 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I thoroughly enjoyed this beer. The smoky aroma reminded me of camping: it was a perfect mix of forest and smoke aromas. The taste was unique, with mild flavors, a nice crisp finish, and a light mouthfeel. It was different from many rye beers so it was not what I expected, but it was a pleasant experience all the same.
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 15, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Slowbeer. Great malty beer. Aromas of caramel, grain, wine, nuts. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and long length. Palate is velvety and medium bodied. Brown, with a frothy head.
poisoneddwarf (2272) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - FEB 23, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber. I bought this mostly because the ingredient list includes smoked malt! Pours mahogany with a large-ish beige head with good retention; leaves sheeting lace on the glass. Aroma is nutty, earthy, roasty, a bit fruity...kind of stinky, but not in a bad way. Taste is a little smoky, roasty and spicy and finishes with a little bitterness and licorice. Body is medium-full, carbonation average, mouthfeel creamy. I like it.
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Digging this one. Mellow. Smooth. Surprisingly syrupy. Malty goodness -- recommended!
dwyerpg (5550) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I thought this was pretty nice. A beautiful brown with a nice head, the flavor is a little different but surprisingly smooth.
maxwelldeux (4343) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy and rather dark brown with a fairly small off-white head. Nose is quite hoppy, actually, with some fairly strong grain notes in there. Taste is strongly grainy from the rye, yet remains remarkably clean. Good brew.
Fatehunter (2213) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured one finger of head on a hazy brown colored body.
The aroma was a dull barnyard smell. Not bad, but not really great either.
The taste had a solid rye spice to it with moderate bitterness. Pretty good.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
An enjoyable drink.
AshtonMcCobb (5170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On keg at the Bow Bar.
Appearance - chestnut with some orange chinks. Nice head.
Nose - brown bread, light smoke. A hint of dried fruit.
Taste - big dried fruit cake thing. Lovely smoky backdrop.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a balanced dry finish.
Overall - reminds me of Schlenkerla Fastenbier. Delicious.
Stuu666 (10293) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the bow bar. Pours deep brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, malty, taste is similar, rich, sweet, caramel, light fruit.
Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Single bottle purchased from Kensington Wine Market in Calgary, AB on 12/24/2102. Colour: Dark brown with healthy stark white creamy head. Nose: Caramel malt, peanut butter, grainy hops, touch of dark mustard. Taste: Medium-light sweet, medium-light bitter, medium-light sour. Pretty standard mix of hops and malt through to mid palate, but then a zesty and crisp rye grain takes grip late to the finish. A puff of curious sour apple on the dying end as well.