slowrunner77 (7091) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
"dark amber-brick red pour. smells and tastes of caramel malt and a splash of earthy hops. got to try casked and nitrogen versions...prefered the cask, but a good session brew either way."
Ferris (7670) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Caramel malts and some grains. Clear amber with no head. Caramel malts, grains some hop bitterness. A good but dark EIPA.
hackobock (2181) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at brewpub on 062013. Pours clear copper with a white heda. Aroma has caramel, light floral and grassy hop. Taste is medium sweet caramel with a light/medium bitterness.
marcus (7554) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours reddish amber with a modest beige head and a light treacle aroma. There is a robust roasted malt flavor that starts sweet and finishes rather bitter. The cask version is a lot smoother and more dry.
pushkinwow (2243) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2011
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
On cask at Aleworks. Red amber with light tan head. caramel, smoke, paint thinner. Light, low carbonation and dry finish. Not very good.
Ratman197 (11240) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at 3rd Street poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness, light earthiness and a hint of pine. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, fruittiness, light earthines and a hint of pine with a crisp dry lingering moderatly bitter finish.
JaBier (5485) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the brewpub on 8/6/10. Clear dark red pour with a medium beige head. Nice caramel nose with a bit of hop. Caramel malt flavor with slight hops in the finish.
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours reddish brown. This is a decent red ale, with some berry flavor and malt, slightly hoppy bitter finish. I could drink this repeatedly.
bhensonb (12454) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewpub. Pours reddish amber with a creamy beige head. Aroma is mild hop. Body is a bit thin. Carbonation is mild. Nice moderate bitterness. Might pass for English, though it’s a bit malty.
944play (372) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Star bright warm brown, dense low sparkler head. Earthy, resinous nose; subtler toffee and cola follows. Flavor of loam, salt, malt, and a hint of roast. Crisp mineral/bitter finish, but a little thin and dry.