Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
16oz can. Rating #68. Clear dark amber, nice toasty aroma, picking up a little smoke as well. Flavor is similar, nice touch of sweetness. Good stuff. (2399)
jmagnus87 (2742) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. From notes. Roasty toffee and light citrus notes. Nothing super special. Kinda weak actualy but still enjoyable.
cbfobes (2596) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from 16oz can, pours a clear light brownish red with a thin white head and no lacing, the aroma is very sweet with a hint of scotch, the front end of the flavor is strong in the malt with some caramel in the finish, very sweet but it works for this one, nice.
johnnnniee (2515) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Received in trade from phisigben, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a crystal clear solid copper brown color with a good sized creamy white head that slowly dissipates, but leaves some spotty lace in its wake. Now this beer is still quite cold, freshly poured after coming out of the "regular" refrigerator, but most of what I’m getting from the aroma is an almost tart fruitiness. As this warms it opens up a little and I get more malt with sweet caramel and toffee, bread, and hints of dark fruit. Taste is mild toffee and caramel up front followed by some tart and dark fruits for the dry finish. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sugary mouthfeel. This one is a bit weird. There’s a tart almost metallic thing going on the aroma. The body is a bit to thin for the style and the flavor should have more rich caramel/burnt sugar maltiness in it, but it doesn’t. This one kind of falls short of expectations.
edgallow (2453) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 1, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
15 oz can pours brown with an off white head. Aroma of malts, fruit and spice. Taste is malts, grain and fruit.
Maverick34 (2394) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught from indy airport. Red browm clear pour. Lacing. Caramel and malt with light hops
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 8, 2010
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Right down the middle Scottish to me. Pours a dark orange. Malt is everywhere you look. Roasted notes predominate here.
Gription79 (2378) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a pint sized can. Notes of fruit, some sulfur, caramel, soft stone fruits. A touch bland.
Ed5388 (2312) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
16oz can. Pours a dark copper/brown color with a thick fluffy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and toffee. Taste of light roasted malts, toffee, light citrus, and some sourness in the finish.
boxofrane (2272) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Pours clear brown with a small off white head that quickly dissipates The aroma has light caramel but is far from diverse or complex. The taste is sweet caramel, very basic.