Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Soroboruououououououou. Bottle shared at the C’Ville Foxy Knoxy tasting. Clear dark red, thin fizzy tan head. Good retention. Aroma of caramel, bready malt, mild tartness. The taste is caramel, citrus, cherries, rye bread, caramel. Medium bodied, low carbonation, mild lingering tartness.
GenDV138 (2734) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Charlottesville Tasting. Dark amber with off-white head. Aromas of dark fruit, tart notes. Tastes of red wine, tart fruit, dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.
jackl (5369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ The Baby Leopard Tasting. Thanks, Donnie for the sour wee heavy! Deep brown with a small head. Nose of plums, ink cartridge. Strawberry and cherry skin. Taste of boozy pennies. Sludgy cherry syrup and general fruity tartness. Medium body, oily
obguthr (4371) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cranberry, currant, and oak nose. Ruby brown, medium tan head. Tart currant, cranberry, and crab apple. Medium body, blood texture, tart and tangy. Pretty exquisite.
Travlr (14697) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of GenDV138, thanks! Clear maroon color, small tan head. Aroma of vanilla butterscotch. Taste is sweet sour spiced caramel with a bit of heat at the finish. Boozy.
tectactoe (2944) - Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2015
2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle: Dark mahogany brown pour with a beige trace of bubbles around the edges. Aroma has notes of acetone, cherry skin, solvent, alcohol, bourbon, hints of vinegar, maybe some lemon. Flavor is tart with lots of acidic cherry, lemon, acetone, vinegar. Some bourbon, wood, caramel malt, alcohol, & an acidic finish. Cherry, bourbon, vinegar, wood. Doesn’t taste terrible but it smells abysmal. Overall, a wreck.
jcartamdg (2331) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2015
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a murky dark brown with no head. Aroma of acetone, metallic, malt and oak. Taste follows, really acetic.
harrymel (1539) - Spokane, Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Wow, this is interesting. Dark, ruddy. Smells of oak, leather, plums, some balsamic, some lemon. Flavor follows suite. Initially boosy, this bitch calms quick and makes smooth in my mouth. Some sour flavors, some oak, some cherry. Thin, with low carb and dry finish. I dig.
madvike (3044) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - Ruby dark brown pour with a white head. Nose is black cherry, dark malt, and a little milky sour. Taste is caramel, black cherry, light tartness, and a little dark bread. Slick, light-bodied with a lot of carbonation. Hey, look! We unintentionally soured a scotch ale!
thirdeye11 (5712) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle) cloudy deep brown, wispy tan bubbles. Nose of scotch, cherry, light peat, bit mossy. Taste of caramel, Light scotch, lightly sour, easy to drink, better as it warms, really neat.