argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 4, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(draft) Beige head atop a clear dark red-brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, caramel, cherry. Taste is medium sweet, cherry, light raspberry, caramel earthy, chocolate, faint sourness. Some roasty in the finish. Smooth light-medium body.
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a clear red-brown color with a medium creamy off-white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts, raisin. The taste is toasted malts, chocolate, nuts, herbal hops. Medium bodied, quite drinkable. Nice beer.
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Victory. Poured a medium reddish-brown color with small off white head. Aromas and tastes of caramel, nuts, and bread. Light toffee in the tastes as well.
DocLock (9709) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy deep brown colored with aroma of caramel malt, almonds, hops, and some cocoa. Tastes nut browny with hints of caramel, hops, and brown sugar in the finish.
solidfunk (7231) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 10, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good mix of caramel and some light roast. Mahogany pour with on head. Bittersweet finish. Tap at churchkey thanks to Gendv138.
egajdzis (6014) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a reddish brown color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and light citrus (oranges) hoppiness. Taste was nutty and buttery, caramel, light roast, with a resiny, lightly bitter finish.
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey during the Victory 20th anniversary event. Clear dark amber with beige head. Aromas of malt, caramel, biscuit. Tastes of malt, biscuit, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 2, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good brown ale. A little on the sweet side with hints of chocolate, carmel and nut.
Had this on tap at Victory.
Nate (4114) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught sample at Victory. Has grassy-grainy sweet hay aroma, mild raw nuts with dry floral hops. Decent malt aroma with good bittering. Worty with bread dough. Light brown-amber clear with thin off-white slightly lacind head. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Starts with doughy bread, raisins and sweet, sour tang. Not much sweetness overall. Mild acidity throughout with nutty dry bitterness. Floral hops in finish. Ascerbic nutty after.
reggiedunlop (3637) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a clear deep amber with a medium lt tan head...nice lacing. Aroma has light roastiness...almost chocolate and even coffee but very faint. Flavor has chocolate, coffee, and roasty caramely notes. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is roasty with notes of dry leaves and earthy bitterness.