sonnycheeba (1904) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours murky reddish-brown with average, creamy off-white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is cookie and caramel malts, floral and spicy hops, raisins, plums, and faint woody notes. Flavor bready malts and spicy hops forward (medium bitterness) with some dark fruit esters and light grassy notes; dry, lightly bitter finish. Medium body low carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (7418) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a large, frothy light tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is cookie and biscuit malt, earthy and spicy hops with dates. Flavor is sweet malt with heavy hops and bitterness, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Ratman197 (7614) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Twisted Pine poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, carmel, earthiness and a hint of fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toasted malt, toffee, light carmel and light earthiness witha smooth dry bitter lingering toffee finish.