oh6gdx (24607) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught@HBF2009. Deep amber colour, small brown head. Aroma is caramel, cookies, maplenuts and some slight syrupy sweetness. Flavour is caramel, mild roast, some chocolate and some toffee. A pleasant tasting brown ale.
Travlr (20303) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 11, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Hazy briwn color, beige edge head. Aroma of pumpernickel and cocoa. Taste is similar. Tasty stuff.
TBone (15708) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark nut brown color, good creamy beige head. A bit nutty, hoppy and caramelly nose. Slightly fizzy. Caramelly, light hoppy notes. Slick short finish. Quite typical brown ale.
Tmoney99 (13161) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Firkin tapping at Party Source.
Poured a hazy brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, nut and earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. Solid toasted bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration.
Good complex brew.
FatPhil (13061) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2009 Keg (HBF2009)
Roast stale coffee. And I mean really stale. Indistinct roastiness in the aroma too. Lively carbonation. Fits the brown ale style pretty well with plenty of roasty malty body. Some smokiness too. Very tasty.
argo0 (12934) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Hazy copper body topped by medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, orange/grapefruit, some nut. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, orange, some nut, light grapefruit. Soft light-medium body, light chalkiness.
jcwattsrugger (12011) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
on cask-pours a light tan head and murky brown color. Aroma is pine, chocolate-dark malt. Varies from smell to smell. Taste is pine, chocolate-dark malt. Soft carbonation.
GT (9933) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Paradiso dupont. Pours a clear cola red. Medium tan Foam. Spots of lacing. Nose is hazelnut, praline, cookie. Taste is really nice peanut butter chocolate cookie, woah, hazelnut, almond, praline, Toblerone. Surprisingly good. Worth finding. Palate finishes with a harsh metal twang typical of Paradiso’s tap system. I’ll ignore that.
BVery (9290) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at STL airport - concourse E. Brown amber pour with a sticky head. Malty, almond, some sweetness, mild chocolate - pretty good.
phaleslu (9019) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Hair of the Dog, called "Fudd" there but is this beer repurposed for that bar specifically. Pours a cloudy chestnut brown with a small beige head. Notes of toasted malts, nuts, chocolate, and brown sugar. Medium-bodied, with a nutty mouthfeel and mild carbonation. Simple, straightforward, nice brown.