Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Sweet malt taste to go along with a light bitter finish. Dried fruits (raisin?), sweet and sticky.
maltdog (617) - Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2004
1.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
(Bottled September 2003)Murky brownish color falls somewhere between iced tea and old penny. Wispy beige head. Nose of sugary caramel, with a strange sour-acrid quality (smells like a brand new balloon or raquetball), and lightly flower/grape soda. Tangy sour and sweet flavor reminds me of milk that's started to turn. Also tastes of multigrain bread, with a faint back-of-throat bitterness. Somewhat cloying sour berry aftertaste- remember when you would touch a 9 volt battery to your tongue as a kid? It tastes like that. Thin body. Pretty nasty overall.
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Sunset Bar and Grill, Boston, MA.</br> Brown/amber coloured body. Complex multi selection of malts which are smooth and succulent on the palate, showing the full range of malt flavours.
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Red with no head whatsoever. Flat and candy-flavored. Tad spicy. Unimpressed.
Drinkingdan (371) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice full bodied Brown Ale. Chocolate/coffee notes are present. Very Good!!!
Lizabeth (360) - east falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 17, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium Brown with a foamy beige head. Smell is dark malts, cocoa and hazelnuts. The rich, almost decadent flavor has notes of bitter chocolate, almonds, hazelnuts toffee and vanilla, with just enough hop bite to give the beer some oomph.
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Medium brown, earthy (read dirt-like) aroma and some nuttiness, light bodied , caramel and nuts in the flavor , some hops. Drinkable and decent
DrGonzo (625) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 29, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Brown with a reddish tint. Aroma has malt, little bit of fruit (pear and berry), hint of chocolate and bread. Flavor is fairly sweet, very heavy brown bread feel, the stickiness in the aftertaste bothers me a little. Smooth and easy drinking, medium body, sweeter than most brown ales I'd say.
CapFlu (4500) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2003
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(Draught) Thin, white head and a copper body. Nice lacing down the glass. Faint malt nose. Fruity, berry and malt. Average.
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The beer was quite enjoyable. Slightly sweet, nutty brown ale that looked good and was mild and easy to drink.