amishcaravan (247) - Winona, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
scent is of roast and carmel. taste is of roast and grass with some hoppy undertones. overall a pretty blah beer. i was not impressed with this beer and would not purchase again.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy beige head, drippy bits of lace,
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, touch of caramel, light earthy and floral hops,
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, nice dark carmel sweetness, well balanced with light earthy hops,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
unclemattie (4262) - Georgia, USA - APR 3, 2008
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz twist-off bottle. Clear, dark amber. Aroma of caramel, butter toffee. Flavor is a slight nutty, sweet malt, and a calming hop balance. Light bodied.
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAR 24, 2008
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A cold pour spills a deep amber color with a tall froth. Good head retention and lacing to boot. Aromas of brisk steel. Medium nectar with good carbonation. Fruitcake malts and a mild hop bittering. The finish is bittered with a steely infusion. This beer is not real desireable to me but not exactly swill either.
ChainGangGuy (4420) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Pours a clear, mahogany body with a scant, bubbly white head.
Smell: Toasted caramel maltiness with a scent of raisins soaked overnight in cooking sherry.
Taste: Flavors of caramel and toast with a full, sugary sweetness. The fruit and the sherry from aroma are present, but are at diminished levels for the taste. Slight graininess throughout. Light floral hoppiness with an equally light bitterness. Sweet, grainy finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.
Drinkability: Not a bad lil’ beer at all! Simple, but tasty.
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a nice amber color with a slight tan head. Aroma is caramel, toast, and some earthy hops. Flavor is caramel, toast, toffee, and a earthy bitter finish.
shigadeyo (3075) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
1/30/2008: Sand Creek English Style Special Ale pours a hazy golden chesnut brown color with a foamy dark ivory head that bubbles away somewhat quickly. The aroma and flavor contain toasted caramel, butter toffee, and touches of roastiness and maple syrup. Overall the flavor is slightly sweet, but there is also a tinge of hoppy bitterness in the finish that keeps this beer balanced. This medium-bodied brew has a moderate level of carbonation and is quite smooth. This beer has enough going on it it to keep it interesting. I like the "roasty-toasty flavor" and the maltiness. This is a good beer.
12 fl. oz. bottle from illinismitty. Thanks Sean! Rating #68 for this beer...
Grinder (6) - Columbus, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2007 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pure amber, retaining tan head; bready and toasted malt aroma. Sweet, astringent hops coupled with a more sweet malty based overtone. Medium bodied, yet a bit young in flavorings; sweet nuts and toffee, some caramel to be noted.
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I really enjoyed this beer. Nice hop character with plenty of malt flavor in the aftertaste. I might even buy this one again.
performula (148) - Heart of the Rockies, Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Got this on a trade from Bockyhorsey. Hazy. Pretty fricking good. Good flavor and bitter on the end.