Oakes (14042) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Muddy dark brown. Lightly smokey nose with some chocolatey/fudgey overtones. Soft body. Fudgey on the palate, with a slight smoke finish.
chrisv10 (13812) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ CBC. Black with small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, smoke, little meat and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, smoke, meidum sweet, little meat, caramel, wood, hop and a little bitter.
gunnfryd (13583) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at RBNAG-11. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is smoked, hop, roasted malt. Flavour is smoked, hop, alcohol, roasted malt, coffee, caramel. Nice beer.
bhensonb (13206) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 6, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Guerde. Thanks for yet another great Surly! Pours dark brown with a few tan bubbles. Smokey bacon aroma. Full bodied. Flavor is smoke over smooth dark malt. Not burnt. Good stuff.
Tmoney99 (12725) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear dark brown with an average brown frothy head that was mostly lasting with very good lacing. Moderate to heavytoasted smoke malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet toasted smoked flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Complex very good beer.
argo0 (12636) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
75cl bottle, thanks nimbleprop. Minimal beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, smoke, caramel, light milk chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, smoke, light milk chocolate. Medium body, low carbonation.
bu11zeye (12400) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draft) Pours a black body with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of smoke, roastiness, brown sugar, plums, and raisins. Flavor of smoke, rye, dark fruits, and roasted malt.
Christian (12183) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a small off-white head. Aroma of licorice and prunes with a mild campfire smoke note. Very sweet malty flavour with a fruity touch, hard roast notes and a bit of ash in the finish
jtclockwork (12131) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at RBSG. Pours black. Tan head. Nose/taste of smoke, BBQ and lager malt. Some oak and roast chocolate malt. Medium body.
Ratman197 (12126) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Boulder Strong Ale Fest poured an opaque dark brown with a lasting brown head. Aromas of smoked meat, carmel and cocoa. Palate was mediuym bodied and smooth. Flavors of smoked beef, cocoa and light vanilla with a smooth lingering smokey finish.