Cirrhosis (1160) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
"Better then average looking beer but kind of boring, brown no visible floaties, with half inch of head and had amazing retention. Aroma is sweet but also bitter there is very mild but very noticeable alcohol, the warmer it got a sour wood like aroma starts to appear. I think I just figured out that the sourness is hops. I like this aroma it’s not over powering or even that good its complex and interesting, I’ve been sniffing for 25 minuets now. Mouth feel is light and crisp and has some very nice carbonation. Tasty bitterness very mild hoppiness and great tasting malts, lots of earthy tones with a mild alcohol finish, light and refreshing sweet and crisp. I like this brew you can drink it any time but its still dark and flavor full. Review done while watching Canada’s worst handy man."
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. This was something i love before i got a true taste of Belgian beers. Orange brown pour with a white head. Caramel, cherry, pear, and strong hoppy grapefruit.
A decent beer just not much of a Belgian ale.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4442) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a ruby chestnut color with a large orange-tan head. The aroma was sweet, fruity and hoppy though a bit rough. The flavor was tangy, bitter, nutty and rough with harsh fruity and floral hops and a touch of caramel and pine. The finish was long, bitter and harsh.
GG (2019) - NorCal, California, USA - MAR 19, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
It took some time for me to come around on this beer. It really does change quite significantly as it warms. My first thoughts was that this was just an undefined hoppy beer (just bitterness without any flavor). But the sweet malts finally poked it’s head out and decided to assert itself after awhile, and thankfully so. Still, I felt a little let down by the beer. Sure there was the hops, and the malt but so little character. It was drinkable, but I think Rogue can do better. At least I’d like to think they could do better. Not a stinker, but not their best either.
boto (1788) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - FEB 6, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz. bomber: This one pours a darker amber/caramel color that is fairly clear. There was a finger’s worth of a tan head on mine. Not much lacing, though. The aroma is pretty nice. There are definitely some Belgian characteristics to it. Some yeastiness and breadiness to go along with some molasses. Faint aroma of some dark fruits also. The flavor is quite interesting: there is a lot going on here. There are various flavors competing, yet they are well balanced. Some bitterness, some sweetness, even a touch of smokiness. Very Nice!
stchloe (745) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A mix of ale styles that turns out well. An American brown/strong ale with some Belgian yeasts and hops. So unique and tasty.
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle from Countryside Liquors (Tampa, FL). Pours a dark amber to brown color with a one finger tan head that settles quickly but provides lacing to the glass. Aroma is malty and sweet with notes of floral hops, citrus, caramel, honey. Flavor is much of the same with nuts, spice, and notes of molasses and grapefruit. Generally medium body with a crisp hop finish.
Drink4Satan (666) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a murky orange-brown colour with a rocky three-finger tan head that retains well with great 3-dimentional lacing. The nose is sweet and vinous with very pronounced hops ranging from piney to citric to fruity. The flavour is a bit weak on the maltiness, but the hop flavours are brilliantly complex and mildly bitter, displaying more hop flavour than bitterness. The malts are lightly toasty and bready, but an odd raw vegetable flavour subsides mid-palate. The alcohol is hidden better in the taste than in the aroma. The body is thin and the carbonation is soft. Decent, but not worth buying again.
Chia (42) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 25, 2008
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
pours half inch tan head. color isn’t too impressive its a murky doo doo orange. aroma consists of hopps and over ripened fruit. not much carbonation but goes down smooth and a hoppy flavor is left on your tongue for a long time. not overly impressed with this beer.
msante79 (2194) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rating from memory. Pours brown with orange tints with creamy white head. Aroma is nutty with noites of molasses, honey and brown suger. Flavor is nutty also with molasses, caramel and brown suger. Was suprised that this is listed as an ASA. Found it to be an enjoyable brew and one worth trying again.