drtbrewster (40) - Arizona, USA - JAN 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz bomber, dark red pour...not bold or strong enough to be labelled an imperial. Kind of weak.
Zymurgeist2 (988) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at San Benito in Half Moon Bay. Aroma is musty, oxidized and finishes with lots of melonoidin. Pours a clear amber with a taupe head that lingers. Taste is chewy cardboard, stale must with a hint of floral hop at the back. Lingers long to reveal a rich caramel that tastes of evaporated, sticky wort. Overly cloying as well. Knowing Speakeasy well - this is not what they intended and may have picked a bug up along the way.
Beerman6686 (4302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
This poured a light red color with a beige head. Aroma was of caramel, cardboard, and old hops. Flavor was similar, fairly bitter, but no hop taste, sweet and cardboard.
artmcd8 (1575) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at HOTB. Pours a clear but handy red with an off white head. Aroma was of old grassy hops. Not sure if this is normal for this beer. Tastes slightly sweet with a bitter finish.
KansaiBeerLvrs (1921) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
8.2% at Antenna America. Shared by Chuwy. A gorgeous red pour with a beige head. The nose is citrus & spicy rye notes. A nice bitter ale, caramel but a bit too biter & astringent. A nice beer but a touch too grapefruity bitter for me.
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at HOTB. Mild hop notes, Twizzlers and sweet malt character. Deep coppery amber clear with thin head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Moderately sweet start with light Twizzlers. Carbonic tang. Medium-heavy hop bitterness in the finish with nutty sweet after.
StefanSD (2116) - Lakeside, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
650 ml bottle. Amber-brown color with a big sudsy beige head that as good retention. The aroma is strong with pine, grapefruit and sweet caramel. The taste, like the aroma, is pine, grapefruit and toffee. The palate is incredibly smooth and full with soft carbonation. Finishes medium in duration and dry. Overall: Very tasty stuff, me like.
beertholomeus (759) - California, USA - DEC 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours amber with a thick tan head. Hop, caramel, toffee, citrus, dark fruit and chocolate aroma. Resinous hop, caramel, toffee, chocolate, citrus, biscuit, bubblegum, plum and malt flavors. Medium full body and moderate carbonation. Slightly bitter and chocolate, caramel and resinous hop finish.
beerbastard (680) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bomber, reddish brown pour, small head. Pine and toffee malt aromas. Toasty earthy pine flavors, followed by lite caramel sweetness. Hides alcohol well. Very tasty.
IrishBoy (3824) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bomber (bottle calls it an Imperial Red) from GM Liqours. Nose is caramel with some citrus & resinous hops and hints of licorice and bubblegum. Lightly hazy rusty red with a medium, lightly lacing beige head. Flavor is lightly sweet, bitter, and peppery with some very light toffee notes.