brokensail (13270) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper colored pour with a small off-white head. Nose is caramel, maple syrup, and bread. Some oak, chocolate, a bit of vanilla, toast, and a hint of smoke. The flavor is fairly sweet and malty. Caramel, maple, chocolate, and toast. Light vanilla, charred oak, dark fruit, and some smoke.
onceblind (5490) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 20, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy deep brown with very little head. Musty oak filled nose with some earthy brown malt and a wee touch of maple. Big palate but overall one-dimentional flavor full of earthy brown malt and oak and some sort of funny earthy syrup tone. Light earthy leafy bitter tone throughout. Meh.
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@Tommyknocker, Helsinki. Deep ruby colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is fruity, floral, citrusy and also has some mild toffeeish notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, some wooden and very sugary. Very sweet aftertaste. This probably would need a few years to balance out a bit.
Hermod (4364) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 10, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle @Tommyknocker bar, Helsinki. Brown colored, thin off white head. Mild vegetable notes, corn, bready notes. Flavor has sweetness, bread, alcohol, toffee notes. Sweet, soy sauce. Flavor is better than the aroma, but still no hit.
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours ruby brown with a thin head. Aroma is figs and dark fruits. And then more figs. Flavor follows. Fairly sweet. Medium body. Nice beer.
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jookos (3495) - FINLAND - MAR 2, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle@tkcbb. Dark brown. Oaky, bit mineralic nose. Malty, sort of barley winey, but huskey, slight molassey syrupy. Med full bodied, lots of sweets, but with herby murkyness.
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at brewery. Appearance: film of tan head, good lacing, dark brown/ruby red color, clear. Aroma: caramel, prune, light molasses, oak. Palate: soft carbonation, creamy texture with light stickiness on back end, thin alcohol notes on back, medium-full body. Taste: sweet chocolate and light prune sweetness with notes of molasses and slight oakiness, falling into a light hop balance and then finishes with some booziness. Overall, pretty good beer, really impressed. Unique.
Ediemaxx (1) - Alabama, USA - JAN 27, 2015 does not count
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Iím new to beer but I love love love this one! Seems brown ales are my thing. I canít speak super intelligently about this yet since Iím a newbie, but if you love Dogfish Head Palo Santo, youíll love this too. (Thank you for listening to my newbie opinion.)
DocLock (8532) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Caponeís. Pours hazy chestnut with ruby edges and minimal tan head. Nose is like liquid bacon mixed with charred oak, hops, and cacao. Tastes malty, smoky, with big notes of bacon, cacao, rye. Smooth but the flavor was a bit odd at first. Hell, I even tasted the SALT from the bacon in this. Finished complex, salty, and I dare say it grew on me. A technical mess, this beer could be used as a soak for french toast, and would sell a million orders. Or use this for steaks, pot roast, chili, or French onion soup.
alobar (3101) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours ruby brown with no head. Aroma of toasted malt, dark fruit, and chocolate. Very sweet flavor with cherry, molasses, alcohol, and some chocolate. A bit over the top.
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 20, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pretty plain ale smell. Standard ale taste with slight mineral and a bit of nut character.