BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is spicy, herbal and pine hops with biscuit and straw malt and a clean lager character. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
kerenmk (2285) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sample, thanks beerandbeyond. Hazy brown with sand colour head. Some honey and toast aroma, sweet and slightly alcoholic taste. Slightly sticky finish.
EdInSaltLake (628) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - AUG 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Herbal, caramel malt aroma. Malty flavor: a lot of caramel malt, bready, sweet.
suprchunk (2171) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Last year at Cigar World. Light brown colored pour. Small off-white head. Little bit of lacing. Nice malt aroma with a carbonic bite and a bit of hop presence. Bitter up front with a nice roasty malt character throughout.
Sledutah (4654) - Utah, USA - JUL 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by Mike
Clear dark amber with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, toffee and bitters. Taste is biscuit, toffee and bitters
MikeJslc (741) - USA - JUL 25, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown, clear, beige head. Aroma of toasty and nutty malt with definite leathery oxidation. Flavor is similar, nutty, malty, showing some age.
DrinkinWell (260) - - JUL 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a dark coppery brown with hardly and head or lacing. Sweet malts, caramel, brown sugar, and cinnamon on the nose. Dark tropical fruit, malty, caramel and sugar notes, raisins, plums, earthy, bready flavors. Hardly any hoppiness. A very nice alt beer.
solidfunk (3886) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Done decently with light roast malt and a great grain profile consistent for style. Pours orange. Light bitter finish. Hint of hops and some citrus here. Good stuff. Tap at Max’s.
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from backlog notes 07. Pours a slightly hazy amber brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, toasted bread, some orange citrus, resin, dry earthy bitterness, definitely bigger and more going on than the Alt.
Ernesto987 (3686) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
one of the classics revisited. i had this first before tickers were even ticking. Malty body without being sweet, rich and layered malts without overdoing it in any direction. Fantastic stuff.
r464 (1916) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep coppery brown with a tan head. Smooth, malty, but a hint of fruit. Caramel, nuts, cherry, then a bit of hops bitterness through the finish.