BeerandBlues2 (11474) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by nmann. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast, caramel and cookie malt, dates, oak, vinous and spicy hops. Flavor is malt forward with earthy and spicy hops, light bitterness, grapes, alcohol and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (18677) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2014 Bottle courtesy of Nate, thanks! Hazy bright reddish amber color, fluffy white head. Aroma of boozy caramel candy. Taste is similar. Nice.
drfabulous (5572) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 bottle thanks to Limited Release guys. No intense aroma like Syx. Slight malt but more yeasty and wheaty. Bit of plum. Slight quad flavor. Slight sweetness with some citrus. Better than Syx by far.
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RBSG. From notes. Kinda underwhelmed with this one. Boozy with a bit of funk. I liked it, but I think it was a bit too hyped up so I was expecting more.
mcberko (11204) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750mL bottle, sent from mista (thanks a lot, Geoff), pours a fairly clear dark copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out Belgian yeast, some chemical notes, and slight fruits. Flavour brings out lots of Belgian yeast, some alcohol, very subtle dry fruits, and some bready malts. Very yeasty and fairly hot, though the burn is not reminiscent of 12.5%. Solid stuff, but nothing very special about it.
thirdeye11 (5914) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) clear, medium copper, offwhite bubbles. Cinnamon, alcohol, clove, Belgian yeast, warming, alcoholic palate finish, medium body.
cards04 (2509) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 30, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Came across this in a very unassuming liquor store in Albertville minnesota when one of the clerks saw me perusing the tiny craft beer selection. I don’t know how he knew I’d be a beer snob. But he came up to me holding a bottle of this. He said we have four bottles in the back and he figured I’d appreciate this. 20 Bucks later I had me this gem. Pours a nice amber with white head. Sweet candy, caramel, and some banana aromas. Boozy flavours with nice hop presence. Sweet candy and caramel. A sipper to say the least. Excellent.
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Overall a great beer. trying to be fair since i dont like this style but it was a gift to me. lots of complex flavors, honey and fruit, belgian yeast. spicy with cloves and something else? very cool and an awesome experience. but its not my style
portableparty (2257) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle. Pours deep amber/copper color with a fairly quick tight foamy khaki head that diminishes to a sudsy film and collar. Aroma is sweet fruity with biscuit bread and bright fruit like banana and apricot and caramel there is a lot going on in the aroma! Taste has a quick bitter bite and flows right into bread biscuit some cookie dough and spice with fruity notes and sweet caramel malt and yeast. Palate is full with a fizzy carbonation and warming booze and finishes chalky and dry. Pretty complex, and quit enjoyable!
cbfobes (2846) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at 2013 GTMW, why did I keep coming back to this tent? Pours an amberish red with an off white head, the aroma is once again full of booze with a little bit of funk mixed in with this one, the flavor has some decent spices on the front end with some hops and citrus in the finish, still really boozy through out the drink though, once again, most of this hit the ground.