jkwalking05 (4606) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Brown in color with a good sized beige head. aroma is of cardboard, malt, and light roasted malts. Taste is of malt, roasted malt and nuts.
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(hand bottle from BMan1113VR, sampled 3/7/10). Clear brown color, with ruby hue. Large tan, frothy head which lasts. Light sweet bready aroma. Light sweet flavor, with light bitterness and light alcohol. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Slick texture. Moderate carbonation. Good lacing.
travita (4867) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler thanks to mar. The smell is roasty, malts, vienna malt, caramel, and grains. The look is clear, brownish in color, with an off white head. The taste is malts, roasty, and grains.
mar (5260) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep chocolate brown with a cream head. rich chocolatey malts, slight roastiness, and smooth hops. very smooth on the palate with a flavor of roasted malts, light hops, chocolate, and smooth finish.
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Growler thanks to Mar. Pours a deep, dark brown with nice beige head. Aroma of light malt and a bit of nuttiness. Flavor is the same with an added hop bitter. Mouth feel is medium body with high carbonation. Overall, kinda bland but alright.
bu11zeye (12757) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Growler, courtesy of mar) Pours an amber-brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of herbs, raw grain, caramel, bread, and nuts. Flavor of nuts, grass, caramel, earth, and herbs.
thirdeye11 (6073) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Growler thanks to mar) Pours medium brown with great lacing and a nice creamy head. Nose of chocolate and fruity, light hops, and pears. Taste of light pine, crackers, with nice sweet caramel balance, creamy/roasty finish.
ilovedarkbeer (2716) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler thanks to Mar. Pours a deep reddish amber color. Nose is strawberry preserves on burn whole grain toast. Taste is sweet citrus and some hoisen sauce.
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler thanks to mar. Hazy brown pour with a small head. Aroma is light coffee and earth. Flavor was caramel, earth, dirt, and a light bitterness.
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2010 Growlerfest, thanks to mar, light brown with creamy, tan head, aromas are woody , wheaty malts and flavor has roast malt, smoke, dark wheat and chocolate , medium finish