wade (58) - Decatur, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2000
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
One sip was all I could take.
BudMan (17) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2000
0.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Can anyone say Soy Sauce, Kikomans!
billb (244) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2000
3.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ok, I have to disagree to most of you. While this isnít a guzzling beer, it has itís place. It has a cherry cordial aroma and a thick flavor. I have the glass 3 feet away and I can still smell it. Itís great.
young (45) - Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2000
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Too much. When I took the wrapper off of the cork and noticed my hands were covered in a dark syrup I had a feeling this might not be the beer for me. It did look great pouring out (thick and dark brown to black). No carbonation noticed. even when uncorking there was no noticible pfft sound. The taste was sickeningly sweet. Very high ABV. Very malty. This beer could have definately used some bitter to offset that sweetness.
beergirl99 (101) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2000
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Whew. I am not sure that I can finish the bottle that I opened last night. It was vintage 1995 and we opened it last night. My father was frightened of the smell as it reminded him of a cough syrup he had to drink when he was a kid. It almost stained my hands when I held onto the cork. There is absolutely no carbonation so I assume it will be okay corked in my fridge. I just really donít think this can be considered a beer. It is interesting, but not beer.
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2000
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
A friend gave me a bottle as a birthday present, 5 years old, aged in his wine cellar. Whew!!! took all the strach out my shorts. Big ABV, thick and overly robust. the ageing kicked it up a couple of notches above Russian Imperial Stout and Barley Wines. A real beer lovers beer almost to much for me and baby thatís asaying something. Iíve sampled more than 3000 beers in 40 years of drinking and spent 26 years traveling the world. Onlt tasted one beer stronger than this and that was from Russia a 21 percent alcohol beer from Vladivostok.
beerman991979 (137) - Old Town, Maine, USA - AUG 7, 2000
1.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
This beverage comes in a nice looking bottle, and that to me is itís only redeeming quality. This is one drink that I can safely say that I have no interest in trying ever again. It tastes like fermented molasses. This drink looks ok and smells ok, but that is about all.
Gambrinus99 (14) - Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2000
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
karl (158) - Glendale, New York, USA - JUN 29, 2000
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
THIS IS A FINE BEER IN ITíS OWN SPECIAL WAY I HAVE A FEW BOTTLES THAT I AM LETTING AGE JUST TO SEE HOW IT DOES?
turtlehead (111) - Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 4, 2000
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
The flavor is masked by the higher alcohol content, but nevertheless, the color and aroma are beautiful. At least those bottles that you find know have been aged (it hasnít been made since 1995 I believe). I was not impressed in the brew as a beer. If it wasnít for the process, I would think it would find its self labeled as somthing else other than a beer.