aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - NOV 24, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sweet malt forward nose with an almost Jolly Rancher character. Sweet toffee and vanilla on the palate with no discernible hop flavors and mild bitterness. Sweet candy finish.
Ratman197 (8479) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ The Bistro poured a clear dark copper with a minimal lin gering amber head. Aromas of carmel, citrus, light bourbon and a hint of oak. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of citrus, carmel and light5 bourbon with a crisp lightly bitter finish.
IrishBoy (3686) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 11, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the Bistro’s West Coast BA Fest, 11/10/07; Nose of oak and piney hops; copper with a small off-white head; flavor was woody with nice hop bitterness!
Odeed (1773) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 10, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
(on tap @ the ba bistro fest)basically the hops were mellowed out and a bit of oak,and vanilla were added.i cant really say much more than that.
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - MAY 10, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft @ Boonville Beer festival. Caramel color with an ivory head. The bubbles seem to rise in slow motion-like they’re rising through oil or something, weird. Sweet, oaky nose. Sweet candy or bubble-gum flavors, very candy-like in it’s flavor. Strong vanilla notes. Somewhat hoppy finish.