Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had on tap at Quality in Champaign. Served in a shaker pint.
A: Pours a dark ruby color with a thin tan head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin film and leaves splotches of lace.
S: Nice peaty smoke with a touch of roasted malts. Nice sweetness as well with just a touch of hops.
T: Nice peat flavors with a little smokey malt. Some roasted malt notes with a little backend sweetness. Minimal hop flavors in the background as well.
M: Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and a medium carbonation level.
O: This was a pretty straightforward scotch ale. Nice peat and smoke with a sweet malt profile.
Serving type: on-tap
williamstome (973) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown pour small off white head. Great aroma of prune, toffee, dried fruits, chocolate and oak. Flavor is roasty, Smokey, with dark fruit notes.
ekstedt (5623) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (65 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear deep chestnut, medium beige head. Nutty malt aroma, some chocolate and fudge. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi sweet, medium bitterness.
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Brown sugar malt and light earthy/peaty alcohol aroma. Hazy chestnut with a small tan head. Sweet caramel malt, earthy/woody, and light spicy hop flavor. Medium body, moderate carbonation.
madmitch76 (16088) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2nd September 2014
Clear deep red - amber beer, good cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Smooth and lightly sweet malts. Cream and caramel. Touch of spice and mild brandyish alcohol. Touch of ripe orange. Smooth semi dry finish. Not bad.
slowrunner77 (6077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"The aroma started off a little dusty if that makes sense. Poured in the mid-40’s, but as it got warmer and warmer, this beer REALLY opened up. Glad I took my time. Nice layered aroma and flavor of dark and light fruits, quite malty, slight smoke, carmel, very earthy/woodsie. Opened up to a nice creamy feel as well. Good reminder of why I like this style, and this brewer.
ramboraffe (718) - SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle. Clear dark brown with off white head. Smell is malty with caramel and peat smokiness. Taste is sweet malty caramel with peat smoke. Low bitterness and low carbonation.
BeerSkull (1312) - SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2014 (Bottle). Aroma of caramel malt, red wine, hops and brown sugar. Taste of sweet malt, raisins and caramel. Malty, spicy, smoky and hoppy finish.
olsvammel (3548) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Very malty smell. Sweet malty taste with caramel. Very tasty and sweet malty thing.
BeerBaboon (1615) - FINLAND - AUG 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark red with light beige head. Aroma is sweet berry jam, fruity and sugar. Flavour is berries, sweet and a bit toasted.
gunnfryd (11186) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a beige head. Flavour and aroma is malt, hop, pine, sugar, caramel, dried fruits. Medium body. Nice/OK beer.