can8ianben (1358) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasty red, nicely sweet and smokey, with a subtle candy flavor (maple??). Pretty solid. Recent GABF winner.
BrettTaylor (575) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from tap. Pours a clear reddish amber with almost no head at all. Malty, biscuit, then some hop bitterness (piney), then a relatively unpleasant sharp bitter (alkali) note on finish.
Travlr (13679) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the source. Extremely dep dark amber color, tan head with nic retention and lacing. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is caramel with a slightly burnt edge.
decaturstevo (5260) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ruby red amber pour with creamy white head and lace. Sweet caramel malt dominates the nose. Sweet caramel malt and a rock candy like sweetness. A touch of what I think are earthy hops. Medium body with good carbonation.
Darwenus (572) - Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours kind of a burnt scarlet color with an average head but a lot of lace. The aroma is sweet and somewhat nutty, but with floral hops dominating. The flavor is very, very mild. A little caramel, a little bready malt. Slightly rich finish, something like humus.
obguthr (4167) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dried leave, red grape nose. Clear rust, medium yellow head. Dried leaves flavor, finishing with apple core.
hershiser2 (1271) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can: 1.75 Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours clear brown with a large, frothy tan head. Smells of leaves, grasses, and nuts. Tastes of leaves and grass. Lightly bittersweet.
Jesse_Beerman (5) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014 does not count
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured from a 12oz can, low carbonation leaving small patchy lacing, nice toasty aroma, nice medium body, sweet malt taste, caramel stands out, it is a nice brew and seemed similar to a thin Belgian Dubbel. One thing I did notice was a large amount of sediment in the beer, I have had many homebrews with less sediment in it, cant tell if it is yeast or grain husk pieces. Not saying its bad but will have to monitor other offerings from 3 Notch’d to compare as this is my first beer from them.
Dogbrick (8795) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at Station 2. Pours a clear reddish-amber color with a medium foamy off-white head that recedes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, caramel and hops. Light-bodied with flavors of bready malt, caramel and earthy hops. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Decent overall.
TheGB (524) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours red with a decent head. Aroma of caramel malt and hops. Decent taste with some spice. Nice balance.
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