Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2006
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Light, light brown with no head or lace. Some roast in the nose with some wheat. Not a lot else. Maybe a hint of smoke. Slightly bitter flavor with a touch of caramel and roast. Very weak porter.
Oakes (12626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2005
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown colour. Whispy head. The aroma is light with fruity, chocolatey nuances. The body is thin. Flavour is sparse, maybe bits and pieces of roast.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAY 9, 2005
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled draught at the Skye Book & Brew in Dayton, WA
Mahogany color, no head, light lacing. Nose of light roast, some fruit and an herbalness similar to basil or fennel. The flavor is smoky with some sweetness, no astringency. Decent porter.