nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, - DEC 6, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown colour, dull head. Sharp and mettalic flavours make this pretty regular beer; lacks the fruitiness required. Draught.
sawyerpc15 (63) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tried the blind taste test and it had similiar taste to Guinness but was not as thick and creamy as that. Good flavour.
Sirus (10) - - OCT 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
More of a brown than a dark ale. Taste is not as heavy as you would expect. The best description is restrained and balanced. Nice hints of fruit, nut and hop mix. I enjoy this beer.
jksipa (799) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Nose is roasted nuts with light coffee and chocolate. Light sweet with a light bitter middle and an acidic finish. Light medium mouth with soft carbonation.
RhetoricalAns (849) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark amber brown pour with very little head. Mainly just a sweet malt taste, some hops but not prominent. Medium thin body.
kevinsenn (2015) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. This is actually an acceptable brown ale; decent chocolate character. Clear and dark brown. Better than other "discount brand" dark ales; okay for the price.
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, pours dark amber red, aroma is nutty, flavour has a bit nut, a bit coffee, a bit toffee, and overall kind of heavy but it was drinkable
jkoch (47) - USA - JUN 16, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Malty, very little hop presence. Decent session ale, but I wouldn't go out of my way to have it again.
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ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 13, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This is the first Canadian beer I had on my trip to Toronto in 2013. I drank this on the suggestion of my hosts in Toronto when we went to a Thai restaurant. It wasn’t particularly tasty. It was rather mild, dark in color, with a subtle brown sugary sweetness.
SoberDave (182) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours dark brown with a white rim. Smoky, roasty aroma. Taste of roast and malts. A light hint of chocolate and a touch of licorice.
zimbo (905) - SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From old notes.
Malt, fruit and an appetising pear drop to almost diluite prune quality makes this more interesting than you would expect. Dry end, some hops but very restrained. Relatively decent mid oaky colour. Not too bad really.