jb (2297) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very well done true to style. Enjoyed on the beach on a boat day in bird island. My chair is currently straddling the nc/sc border pretty darn cool. Nice malty and smoky beer.
Block (1489) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not bad. Malty and sweet. Smooth which caramel and roasted malt flavors. Slight burnt note at the finish.
andrewje41 (646) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pour. Pours dark with a nutty, malty aroma. Roasted malt flavor with some bread. A little chocolate too at the finish. A little cream. I can enjoy this beer. Not bad.
r464 (1944) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark blackish brown with a thin tannish color head. Slightly translucent. Malty with light hints of toast. A bit thin overall.
MercyDevice (359) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very dark brown (almost black) with a full head. Roast and chocolate notes. Not too bad.
zvikar (3612) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Pours black to brown with red shiny and a nice beige head, aroma is roasted with chocolate, malt and some dried fruits, flavor is malty, roasted, chocolate, sour, medium bodied.
Ferris (4968) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle - Grains and toasted malts with a sweet pale finish. Jet black with a thin beige head. Molasses and dark sweet malts. Date and prune. Odd discrepancy between nose and taste. Nose too sweet and taste if burnt molasses.
marzenloverNM (22) - Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA - APR 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark, opaque brew with a yellowish head that dissipates quickly. Minimal head retention or lacing. Slightly sour aroma. Smoky taste that is smooth, but didn’t make much of an impression ... The taste is not something that would have me recommending this beer although I would drink it in the future if someone gave me one. Pleasant mouth feel -- creamy.
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice and thick. The beers from this brewery are classy. Although I thought I had it before. They are thick but easy to drink.
dbhenry (126) - El Paso, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This lager is distinctive, much more flavorful than most lagers, with a deep color and an average head. Delicious malt taste is well-balanced with the hops. It is clearly a step above most of the Shiner beers that I have enjoyed.