RedSox2004 (1599) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mahogany red with a light tan frothy head and moderate lace. Aromas of ripe fruit, roasted malt and a touch of butterscotch. Taste is that of roasted, light chocolate and ripe fruit up front, then a slight hop bitterness, more of the butterscotch, a hint of smoke/charcoal and a warming alcohol presence. Full body, lively carbonation, pillowy soft and smooth mouthfees, and caramel and lingering hop bitterness in the finish.
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a deep reddish brown color. Aromas of wood smoke and some chocolate/coffee. Flavor is big dark malt, some nice hop, and a touch of nut.
kerenmk (4014) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 26, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at DSG’s 10K tasting at the Dancing Camel. Traded with trapped. Black-dark brown. Raisins and nuts aroma, sweet and nutty taste and then notes of alcohol. Medium body, alcoholic finish, hardly any carbonation.
zvsn (1533) - ISRAEL - MAR 3, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at DSG’s 10K rating celebration tasting. Thanks kerenmk. Amber brown color. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, vanilla and candy. Sweetish malt, caramel, chocolate, nuts, prunes and coffee flavors. Medium-bodied.
jsmerig (1463) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hidden valley fever 2016. Pours a deep brown with a tan head. Taste is malt forward with a light dry bitterness with notes of prune and grape.
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bth122 (1467) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Poured a dark ruby brown. Aroma is caramel and toffee malts. Sweet tones with candy sugar, caramel, toffee cookie. Creamy texture. Medium to medium heavy body.
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rayaron (1301) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - FEB 27, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at DSG’s 10K rating celebration tasting at Dancing Camel, Tel Aviv. Thanks kerenmk. Clear deep brown with small brownish head. Aroma of prune, ink, some chocolate and dried fruits. Very salty flavor with notes of prune, dried fruits, hint of ink, watery and dry. Medium-bodied.
tomer (2849) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 24, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
At a tasting, thanks, very little head, deep brown but not opaque colour, aroma of cake and a touch stale toasted brown bread, chocolate flavor with toasty notes and a hint of carob, quite bland and watery. Not really interesting.
DSG (11353) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 21, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at my (post-)10,000th rating celebration tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks kerenmk. Dark brown. Nice aroma of malt, caramel, cookies, nuts, chocolate, some roast, a bit of dark fruits. Sweetish flavor with caramel, roast, nuts, chocolate, some dark fruits, a bit of oxidation. Medium-bodied.
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent Scottish, dark reddish brown pour with tan head. Nice malty aroma with some dark rye muffin character. Taste malty slightly sweet with a little porter characteristics. Really good grew.
trapped (2115) - New York, TURKEY - MAY 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark brown with reddish tint, strong whisky aroma, small creamy beige head, low carbonation, caramelized malt taste laced with whisky, long finish with whisky aftertaste. Feels as if it has stronger alcohol content than it actually has.