sonnycheeba (4202) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours mostly clear reddish copper with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready malts, mixed berries, caramel, some floral notes, and faint toast. Flavor is dry malts, some dark fruit and caramel sweetness, light grassy hops, and very faint woody notes. Medium body and carbonation.
mansquito (4070) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 14/20
Devil’s Den, Philadelphia tap ($6): Pours a red colour with a creamy head. Aroma is citrus hops and a hefty amount of caramel malt, along with whatever oatmeal smells like. Taste is moderately bitter, but paled in comparison to the Hoppin Frog IPA I had right before this. Body is rather nice and smooth and the carbonation is mellow. Not bad for an amber.
rumproasts (4023) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber with small head. Light malt body with some oatmeal. Moderate hops. Aboverage red ale.
zvikar (4000) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sampled at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Pours copper with a creamy head, aroma of hops, onion, orange and mango, flavor is bitter and crisp with tangerine, onion and pomelo, medium bodied
Cybercat (3984) - Georgia, USA - JUN 1, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark amber with a mahogany tone and a little bit of a buff head. Aroma has a strong overtone of evergreen hops, more like an IPA, with subtle fruity and malty notes. Hoppy flavor is not too fierce, not bitter, but still evergreen and malty and a little fruity. Texture is smooth and fairly fizzy. Get loopy - but not too loopy!
SSSteve (3934) - - NOV 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. some sediment in an amber beer under a small, creamy, stable, beige head. piney, resiny hop aroma with crystal malt sweetness. body is medium. flavors of green piney hops and moderate malt sweetness. its a hoppy amber/red ale. i love this style and i think even some more malt presence would not be out of order.
PhillyCraft (3875) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle after Thanksgiving dinner. Slightly clearish cranberry pour with khaki med to large head. Awesome streaks of lacing surrounding the inners of my glass. Aromas are very hoppy and red ale dominant..piney. Smaller notes of spicy grains malt, caramel toast, pepper, rust, and cherry. Taste is bitter hops, ashy grains, cracker jack, oats, tobacco, and light vanilla.
zach8270 (3834) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle - 22 oz) Copper pour with a creamy looking white head. Hoppy and citrusy aroma . Flavor begins with a good citrus hop flavor with a slightly dry and fruity bitterness. Oatmeal isn’t very apparent but that doesn’t matter to me. Really great citrus and floral hop flavor.
DiarmaidBHK (3695) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Wegmans Sterling. Pours with an orange tinge. Small head small lacing. Big leafy hops on the nose. Very bitter and one note on the tongue. Not getting much evidence of oatmeal on the tongue or with mouthfeel. Eh!
beerbill (3565) - Laurel, New York, USA - APR 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. bottle. Pours a clear red with a moderate tan head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of crystal malt along with a few citrusy notes. The flavor is malt with a bit of caramel followed by a wash of moderate grapefruit pith bitterness along with a bit of pine. The initial smoothness from the oatmeal is more than offset by the hops wash. Medium bodied.