TheHopster (1041) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle). Aroma is a mild and sweet malt. Hazy copper complexion with long-lasting thick white head. Nice semi-sweet malt flavor that is easy to session. This could be a fine English pub ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
gizmo_ber (190) - Steinwenden, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Strong cinnamon flavor in this ale. I wish there was a little more going on, but it’s pretty one note.
Zita (6109) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
light sweet nuts aroma,golden, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, bitter,
Hansen (8390) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown coloured, faint hazy. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet aroma, caramel and clear candy, funny impression. Flavor starts sweet, faint coffee. Creamy, dry texture.
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. $0.99 crap bin at the local beer store. Why the hell not. Pours deep amber with thin off white head. Smell is big caramel, dark fruits, cherries, rich malt. Taste is similar with a cherry that rides out, even a slight tartness to the finish. Pretty sure this is about 9 months old, but it is drinking pretty nice right now. And what the fuck its only a buck.
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a clear, dark amber with a thin light tan head. Aroma is caramel, nuts, raisin, with a bit of earthiness. Taste is coffee, caramel, herbs, with a strong bittersweet finish.
kramer (5800) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber to chestnut body with a one finger frothy beige head that retained as a thin covering. The nose is malt driven with a lot of biscuity and slightly sweet caramel malt. Just a light bit of English hops. One of the better aromas from a Shipyard beer. The flavor is really a pretty good attempt at making a beer that doesn’t scream butter bomb like most Shipyard offerings. Somewhat sweet up front with just a light touch of their ’house’ character if you want to call it that. Finishes with a light touch of English hops, some nutty malt, and a little burnt caramel. Medium bodied with a slight clinginess on the finish. This isn’t all that bad.
jkwood04 (5260) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 12, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle in a snifter. Pours deep copper with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of caramel, herbs, hints of fruit, and light bitterness. Flavor the same, with a weird blend of it all. Average texture. Not great.
rougeau13 (2544) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Murky brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, band-aids, spice, and some dark fruit. The taste is spiced dark fruits, sweet malts, and cardboard. Medium body.
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - APR 14, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Found single bottles on sale at ABC. Now I know why, this beer is weird. It’s like an herbal, watery brown ale with a strange caramel funk. I won’t go as far as saying it’s a spoiled beer, because it’s not bad - just too many flavors that just don’t go together so well.