anders37 (21924) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty coffee nutty aroma. Fruity malty chocolate caramel and nutty vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty nutty chocolate and vanilla finish.
Travlr (19935) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Government shutdown day 2. Draft. Murky briwn, like the workings of Cingress. Aroma of slightly boozy butterscotch. Taste us boozy milk chocolate, rich Butterfingers. Much more palatable then partisan shenanigans.
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBWG 2013 Grand Tasting. Thanks to Beau. Pours clear brown with a moderate, beige foam head. Some light milk chocolate in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor with sweet chocolate, nips of hazelnut coffee, some maple syrup. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, sweet finish, some sticky sugars, burnt toffee, acute hazelnuts, some coffee. Good stuff.
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle during RBWG Booze Buse 20/02/15 thanks to whomever for this juan.
Chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering.
Nose is nutty, caramel fudge, sweet notes.
Taste comprises toffee, sweet dark fruits, caramel fudge, malt base, biscuit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid flavoursome brown, masks the ABV well.
jtclockwork (13278) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RBWG Grand tasting. Pours amber brown with off white head. Nose and taste of toasted nuts, toasted malts, hazelnut, almonds and spice. Medium body.
Tmoney99 (13080) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured a clear brown color with an averavge to huge frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet nut, chocolate and hazelnut aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Balanced chocolate nut sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Complex sweet brew.
jcwattsrugger (11903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBWG-JAX Grand Tasting-tan-dk copper. A-hazelnut/molasses-med malt. T-hazelnut/molasses-med malt, 2nd spice hops.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
RBWG14 Trip Rating #139. Bottle shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a clear amber color with a thin frothy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of nuts, chocolate, floral and herbal notes. Taste is chocolate, candied fruits, herbal hops. Medium bodied.
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Rogueone for sharing a bottle. The beer pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head that diminishes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt and hazelnut. Medium body with a sweet roasty and nutty character. Consistent hazenut flavor with malt and vanilla in the background. The finish is roasty with a hazelnut aftertaste. Pretty good overall.
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Multple pours at GABF. Nice brown color, tan head. Flavors is sweet and rich with great nutty notes, some brown sugar, fruitcake, raisins. Really enjoyed this!