jnkor (363) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance is a dark brown with a small brown head. Aroma is immediately smoked malt, with a finish that implies nitro. Taste is again malty, but bitter and smoked. Borders stale but not completely. Palate is frothy and full.
djd07 (10039) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Hopjacks. Pours a cloudy amber with thick off white head. The aroma is raisin, honey, and floral. Thin mouth, toffee and caramel, sweet finish, good.
puboflyons (3101) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Sea Dog brewery in South Portland, Maine. Nice heady mahogany pour. Sweet caramel malty and nutty aroma. Medium body. Malty yeasty flavor with a slight after bite.
bhensonb (14094) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the Orlando venue. Pours dark copper with a creamy beige head. Aroma is pleasantly fruity. Flavor is malty, but not nutty. It seems floral with some grass, and is decently bitter. Could be a short circuit in my brain, but it suggests Best Bitter.
Imaena (2202) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - DEC 4, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught. This is a decent little brown ale. By no means my favorite but not bad either.
jbruner (3999) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a deep clear brown on tap with fluffy tan head that leaves good lace. Aroma is nice toasted nuts and barley, a hint of caramel. Taste follows with notes of chocolate, slight bitterness, sweet finish. Not too bad actually.
BreWedge (482) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Sea Dog Brewing, Bangor, ME. Pours a clear rusty brown/amber. Aromas very malt dominant with caramel, biscuit, and honey. Tastes are similar with a nice sweet biscuit and honey up front and a gentle bitterness on the finish. Medium body, light carbonation and medium bitter finish. Nice beer.
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BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured as part of a taster flight at the Woburn brewpub. Nice amber color, light head, light lacing. Caramel and malt on the nose, caramel notes on the palate. Very nice and goes exceptionally well with the risotto arancini off the appetizer part fo the menu.
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 28, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Light caramel and brown sugar aromas. Lighter brown color that is almost see-through clear. Tastes fairly sweet, a bit more fruit and a bit less dark malt than expected. Medium weight body, really more of a dark amber beer than brown ale.
nick76 (4379) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
The color was amber and not dark enough for a brown with no head. The aroma was sweet and slightly toasted with brown sugar. The taste was simple and like the aroma with a tiny bit of hops. The palate is average. Overall drinkable but not a true brown.