madvike (2805) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at GTMW - Pours reddish-amber with a ring of tan head. Nose is citrus, a little funk, and lots of maltiness. Taste is lightly fruity malt, a little grassy bitter hops, and a bit of grapefruit. Smooth, with a medium-thin body.
Dogbrick (8516) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Great Taste of the Midwest on 08/09/2014: Clear reddish-amber color with a medium creamy light beige head that diminishes steadily to a dense film. Aroma of yeast, hops and fruit. Medium body with flavors of herbal hops, yeast and spiced fruit. The finish is fruity with a floral yeast aftertaste. Above average overall.
napdynmite (62) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strange beer. It tastes like Belgian light. The smell is a bit off to me. Chemical perhaps. Flavor is mild with clove and brown sugar. Not overly hoppy or malty really but balanced. Drinkable but the smell is rough.
Lubiere (10294) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A reddish brown ale with mocha head. In aroma, nice caramel malt with dark fruits, coriander, light smokeyness, interesting. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with dark fruits, light Brett notes, coriander, alcohol warmth, very nice. On tap at Emporium.
jstraw (1936) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Draft at Jerry’s. Dark rose with modest, creamy beige head, light lacing / Nose of rosehip, caramel, nut, orchard fruit, funk / Medium body, soft carbonation, some sweetness but good balance and lightly bitter finish / Earthy, stylish flavors of rosehip, caramel, chrysanthemum, chocolate, cherry, lemon, hazelnut, light horse blanket / Terrific.