Indy (87) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazey amber pour; thin tan head. Nothing overpowering in the aroma, mostly roasted malts and some piney/herbal hop notes. Flavor is quite good...robust and malty, but not sweet. Toasted malt aftertaste with nice hop bitterness for balance. Crisp and refreshing while still full-bodied. Doesn’t really scream "English Style" to me, but as an "Amber Ale", it’s good.
BrewHaMeister (69) - - FEB 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
16oz glass pours a red-copper with a medium head and nice lacing. Sweet English malt little hops, slightly bitter.
BVery (5447) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2013
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Woodman’s Foods in Onalaska, WI. Somewhat hazy brown pour with a smaller white head. I’m not digging the aroma/odor of this thing - stale grass or hay or something. Taste isn’t so bad - roasted malts, mild caramel sweetness.
crossovert (6144) - Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very generic, light yeast, toasty malts, easy drinking but over unmemorable.
Leafs93 (1585) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours amber with off white head. Aroma is caramel, dark fruit and grass. Taste is sweet with faint bitters. Medium bodied, decent carbonation, easy to drink.
RobertDale (2857) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 14, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours reddish brown with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is caramel malt and grass. Simple.
hayduke (3130) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a Beer of the Month Club selection given to me by a member. Poured from the 12 oz bottle a hazy amber with an off-white head. Nose of caramel malts and grassy hops. Medium body. Flavor shows some dark ripe fruit, and some of the floral hops. Finish has a touch of chocolate. Reasonably good drinking.
Aurelius (3850) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sweet, caramel aroma, a little bock-malty , nice. Clear, dark woody color; OK label. Nice toast, grassy, moderately sweet, a twiggy bitterness. Medium body, slippery mouthfeel, average carbo. I liked the finish and maltiness. Enjoyed this. BOTM club selection, thanks Uncle Doug.
akoeninger (324) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red brown, sweet smelling. Not very bitter. Caramel tasting with some toast and grass hops. Mayhem a bit too sweet for the style, but a very good tasty, malty beer.
theisti (3064) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 25, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle purchased as part of a mix a six at the Festival in Onalasaka, Wisconsin. The pour is a clear golden amber with a two inch light tan head. The head is lasting, falls with nice lace. The aroma is caramel malt, some plum, and a bit of a dustiness. The taste is the sweet caramel malt throughout, with a bit of grass and hay in the middle, and mineral in the back. As the beer warms, the mineral gets a dirty earthy edge to it. The palate is medium to light bodied, very low carbonation, and the slightly dirty dry finish. The dry finish does help to cut the sweetness. Just OK.
robloc303 (263) - Erie, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy amber, with nose of caramel, dark fruits, and nuts. A little sweet, but the flavors are good. Some sour cherries, raisins, and a chocolate caramel on the end. Pretty good!