mkel07 (2520) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique. Fluffy off white head atop a thin cola brown beer. Body looks a bit thin and there are coffee and faint vanilla aromas full bodied and creamy in the mouth.
NielsenRatings (8124) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Tap and Handle Fort Collins. Pours a deep reddish, clear appearance with a light brown head and nice lacing. Somewhat spicy hoppy, herbal, caramel, apple fruity aroma. Somewhat bitter herbal, piney, caramel, spicy flavor. Solid.
anders37 (15300) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Beer Revolution, Oakland, CA. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty hoppy piney caramel aroma. Slightly roasted malty hoppy bitter caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter finish.
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Medium to dark brown pour with a fizzy off white head. Huge roasted grain aroma and taste with caramel notes and a top of citrus and pine hops. Very good.
brokensail (9855) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown in color with a khaki head. Strong floral, citrus peel, and melon rind hop aromas. Lots more roasted malt than expected, cocoa, and pine. Sweet toffee and bread notes. The flavor has a nice bitterness, lots of roasted malt, cocoa, and toffee. Strong floral and fruity hop profile with a bit of pine and a dry finish.