Ferris (7070) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft - Toast and toffee. Deep cloudy brown with almost head. Toasted malts, nutty notes and a dry bitter finish. Little bit of acetone in the finish as well.
Ed5388 (2496) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at the brewpub (Princeton). Cask. Poured a dark Amber/brown color with a small creamy off white head. Aroma of caramel, earthy hops, and toaste malts. Taste mimics the nose with a dry woodiness, and earthy bitterness.
yespr (34584) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap. Pours clear and golden deep hazzlenut brown with a small off white head. Aroma is breadish and roasted malty. Caramelish, light hops fruity. Bitter and roasted malty. Dry and fruity finish.
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A: Clear mahogany body, light tan head.
S: Light roasted malts and chocolate, slightly earthy hops.
T: Light roasted malts, cocoa, light earthy finish.
M: Medium body, no carb since cask.
O: Okay, but very forgettable.
pineypower (2691) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Princeton. Pours out a dark reddish amber brown color with a small white head. Aroma is of caramel malts, light citrusy hop notes, dark bread. Taste is of some nice up front citrusy/floral hops, light caramel, toffee, and a nicely bitter finish. Solid.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on cask at the Princeton location. Pours a clear dark brown color with a thin head. Poor head retention. Aroma of caramel, earthy notes and herbal hops. The taste is caramel, citrus, nuts and an almost toffeeish note. Medium bodied, and possibly the best beer on that day.