adnielsen (9619) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Really a nice bourbon, vanilla oaky, light coconut, sweet dark chocolate aroma. Initially, there’s some fruity notes that are then surpassed by dark chocolate, roasty malts, mild bourbon, light woody flavor with a bit sweet, chocolate finish. The bourbon is tame but nice. One of my favorite offerings from Uinta thus far.
Drake (9433) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 mL bottle from Beer Run. Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention, strong lacing. Aroma of chocolate, roast, nuts, herbal hops. The taste is chocolate, raisin, mild whiskey, stone fruits, hops. Medium bodied, low carbonation, moderate booze.
hopdog (9327) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml, caged and corked bottle. Poured a dark brown with an off white head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, floral, wood, and a trace of bourbon. Tastes of wood, vanilla, chocolate, some earth, light bourbon, and some dark fruits.
Sammy (9132) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not quite a Baltic, very significant chocolate and significant roast. Some hop in finish. A tad thin but very good drinkability.
GT2 (8930) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Rustico Alexandria. Pours a clear, deep ruby cola. No head really. Nose is paper, tomato, black pepper, thick candy syrup, licorice. Taste is thin, sweet, some tea, seasoned tomato, mild dry cocoa powder. Not my thing.
crossovert (8330) - Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Not too much barrel. For sure a solid beer. Again maybe not the style most suitable for barrel aging.
shrubber85 (8206) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. Light chocolate malt aroma. Brown-black with small head. Very sweet chocolate syrup and malt flavor. Okay but a bit cloying.
DocLock (8171) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottles from Capone’s. Craft Ale House, Frank Smith’s, and Blue Dog. Pours dark brown, fairly thick and turbid, with tan head that laces well. Nose is oaky bourbon, cacao,, black patent malt.. Tastes of patent malt, oaky bourbon, earthy brown sugary figgy fruit, cacao, vanilla. Finishes complex and velvety.
BMan1113VR (7884) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (Bottled on 12/04/12). Pours with a black hued body with a large brown head. Good retention and lace. Aromas are of roasty, dark fruit esters (plum, dates), light licorice, deep chocolate, dusty wood, light oak, minimal bourbon, vanilla. More oak than bourbon. Flavors are oaky, licorice, under ripe plums, roasty tobacco, ashy roast, moderately bready malt. Barrel character is low for a bourbon barrel aged baltic porter. Very high carbonation, medium to full bodied, warming.
Scopey (7867) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Bruce’s. It pours near black with a tiny tan head. The nose is fresh piney, toast, citrus peel, pine needles, soap and cocoa. The taste is bitter-sweet, toasty, earth, coffee, citrus peel, soap, pine and varnish. Medium and fine carbonation. Solid enough,but not a game changer.