DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at the Grad in Davis, CA. Poured a deep red color and smelled of clove and spice. Sweet malty flavor, but lack of carbonation really took away from the experience.
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Sigmund (6774) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle, as Rubicon Rosebud Special Ale, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 7.5%. Beautiful reddish brown colour, moderate off-white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, brown bread, mild spices and herbal hops. Malty flavour (10 different types of malted barley are used in the grist), mid between sweet and dry, with caramel and some mild roasty notes, including hints of roasted nuts, Spicy and herbal German and Czech hops in the finish.
Holmen1 (4910) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Fra flaske på Mi2 Cardinal sep-16: lett uklar, rødlig kobber med ok skum. Nøtter, urter, søte appelsiner, karamell. Mild i uttrykk og inntrykk, rund og balansert. Deilig avslutning, jeg svelger unna med glede.
Holmen2 (2932) - NORWAY - SEP 12, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 12.09.16. Hazy, dark orange. Beige head. Moderate aroma, with continental hops, meadows and malt. Similar taste, with bitter orange marmalade. Medium bitterness.
tandembrauer (1216) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy amber with off-white head. Aroma of dark bread, caramel, chocolate. Tastes pretty bitter with some sweetness. Medium bodied, bitter finish.
Hansen (8436) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to Lars. Dark amber coloured and clear. Moderate sweet aroma, toasted, a bit burnt. Faint citrus
Oscbert (1253) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pleasant Earthy piney floral hop aroma with bready maltiness.
Pours an amber color with big lasting foamy off white head
Strong earthy floral hop flavor balanced well with sweet caramel raisin like maltiness.
Medium full bodied with medium CO2, bitter sweet finish that lingers
Enjoyable ale. Strong flavored and aromas that complement each other making it a well balanced and drinkable beer.
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djd07 (10591) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy copper with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is cherry, floral, cereal. Thin mouth, floral, fruity hop, light pine, hides alcohol well, good.
slowrunner77 (10261) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
poured dark ruby/mahagony-purty beer!aroma is complex and sweet with a hint of apple(?). the flavor is unique and can maybe be closest compared to an english barleywine, but actually better than most i’ve had. full bodied without being thick or cloying. if ths were bottled, i’d be searching it out. the flavor is truly special."
ironically bottles not quite the same. 4.2 tap, 3.8-9 bottle
ABUSEDGOAT (2607) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber brown color, aroma of grass, caramel, spice, lightly herbal, some bread. Medium bodied, alcohol hidden well, quite drinkable.
Blairgus (4183) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
11 Jan 2014, bottle. pink/orange, clear, no bubbles. nose is sweet orange and pine hops, with multi grain bread. med body and mildly fizzy. sugary malt and orange juice. pretty good.