dfinney23 (1839) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours very dark with tan head. Aroma of wheat and chocolatey malt. The roastiness somewhat overwhelms the classic wheat ale flavors but that makes for an interesting beer.
TomDecapolis (4546) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 8, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours an almost black with a smaller bubbly tan head. Aroma of toffee, toasted malt, banana and clove. Flavor of toasted malt, roast, tobacco, nuts and banana.
RobertDale (3705) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 4, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12 ounce can. Pours a darker brown with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt and grain. Taste is roast, wheat, and a touch of fruit. Interesting.
BVery (6965) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can. Dark rich pour with a beige head. Little roasty in the nose. Thin palate. Pretty mild flavor - not too bad.
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can, a smooth creamy beer with good body from the wheat, taste is bland though with not a lot going on.. Just light malt and no hops
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very intimidating cowboy looking mo go on the can strong fisting a piece of corn? Really? Nothing says stalker like a cowboy hat, mask and wait for it... Corn!!!! That's as far As I got
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boozedude (1993) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle into glass... black pour , light brown head, sweet aroma, metallic coffe smooth drinking not bad at sll
jcwattsrugger (11217) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can-trade with heemer77-rich tan head that dissipates-mahogany. A-sweet cocoa/molasses-med malt. T-cocoa/molasses-med malt, biting character front to midpalate. As it fades, some ashy comes in.
That1Guy (1963) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark, hazy brown with a light head out of the superior package. Great can label. Very cool. Earthy aroma, with hints of coco, some dark fruits, a little wheat. Flavor is very similar, with the bitter chocolate dominating. Light bodied. Finishes with a light fruity character. Interesting.
VengefulOdin (193) - , Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma - Initial smell reminds me almost of Guinness Draught, with a hefty roasted malt character accentuated by Irish yeast. The roastiness gives way to more of a stale toast note as it warms up a bit. Plunging my nose further into the glass I get some deep fruity notes, almost raisin or plum like.
Appearance - Stout-like, with a deep black color. Khaki head is composed of pinhead sized bubbles that stick around for a little while, though I wish they would last a bit longer. The beer looks as though it’s unfiltered, as there are no highlights when it’s held up to the light. That’s somewhat difficult to discern due to the dark color.
Taste - Bready, chocolately, and slighlty fruity. Think a dark, toasted bread (rye or pumpernickel) dusted with bittersweet dark chocolate, chased with a Coke, and you’re in the ballpark. Very smooth and drinkable. No discernable off flavors. Wheat comes through somewhat, this drinks almost like a wheat stout. Roast character is less pronounced in the taste as compared to the aroma, but it’s still easy to pick up.
Mouthfeel - Low to moderate bitterness, with a smooth character that benefits from not being overcarbonated. Mouthfeel is moderate to full, most likely due to the wheat used in the brewing process. Finishes neight dry nor sweet, instead aiming (and hitting) somewhere exactly in the middle.
Overall - Due to a camping trip that went awry, I’ve been somewhat partial to this beer. Now, as the nights get longer and the temperature drops further, I find myself enjoying this more, as it’s a style-straddling beer that doesn’t hold itself to one style or definition. If you’re in the mood for a roasty wheat beer that goes down relatively easy, then this is the beer for you. This beer would go awesome with a classic Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich.