TomDecapolis (4540) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 20, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On the hand pump at Ortinos Northside. Pours a translucent brownish amber with a creamy light tan head that laced and sustained. Aroma was toasty/nutty with hints of hops and grains. Flavor was nice and smooth toasty/nutty, cereal, light hop bitterness, hints of caramel and chocolate.
Kinz (3362) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Capital Ale House. Deep reddish brown. Aroma was a bit of caramel and some cocoa. Flavor matched, with a sublte hop bitterness at the end. Not bad. Sort of like a pumped up Newcastle.
egajdzis (5401) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a hazy brown color with a medium sized, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of nuts, caramel malts, and cocoa. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, with light citrus, and mildly bitter, hop finish. Fully attentuated.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Capital Ale House in Richmond. Slightly hazy reddish brown body with a medium frothy tan head. Sweet molassas and malt aroma. Sweet malty and caramel flavor.
starfireming (309) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2006
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Cask at Capital Alehouse. Red body, medium frothy tan head. Molasses, malt aroma. Tastes like tobacco, disgusting. Palate extremely watery. Bad cask?
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @Victory. Dark brown pour with decent head. Smooth, sweet taste with nice hop balance. A very sweet, almost chocolately-malt finish is present. Overall a very pleasant and refreshing brown ale.
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On hand pump at victory. Nice dark brown color with large tan head. Some nutty aroma as well as hops. The body was ok it could have been a little thicker. The taste was slighty nutty with sharp hop finish. Nice lacing around glass at the end.