Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of molasses, dark fruit, sweet malt and a hint of spice. Palate was medium bodied and smooth.Flavors of sweet malt, brown sugar and spice with a smooth lingering bittersweet finish. Not bad but a big dissappointment for the price.
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear garnet body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, raisin, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, raisin, caramel, some chocolate, light roast. Fairly clean medium-full body.
Lubiere (12958) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A reddish copper bock with a thick moka head. A sweet caramel aroma, light vanilla, light boiled veggies. In mouth, a grainy sweet mashed malt, light, like unfermented worth, a bit cloying. Medium bodied. On tap at Afterwords Café, Feb. 2010.
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, Best Before July 27, 2006) Pours a mahogany body with a spare white head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, and light roastiness. Flavor of grape Gatorade, dark fruit, caramel, and mild hops.
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle Enjoy by Jul27 06-pours a creamy tan head with deep red color. Aroma is sweet caramel malt. Taste is powerful, rich sweet caramel malt, roasty, secondary hops. Good carbonation. Good occasional beer.
BeerandBlues2 (12192) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 21, 2006
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from JHop. Pours a clear tawny with spare off-white head, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toffee, roasted), average hops (flowers, grass), light yeast (leaves) with notes of cassis, butter and brown sugar. Average duration, moderate sweetness and bitterness with heavy acidity. Medium bodied and alcoholic texture, fizzy and astringent.
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 6, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle shared by Alraomon. Thanks Sean! Pours a cranberry color with a thin tan head. Very wheaty dark fruit aroma. Taste is bitter hops, bread, raisin, toffee and caramel. Full bodied, smooth and slightly tart.
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen in Crystal Lake, IL. The beer is a reddish-brown color with a medium thin tan head that dissipates slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet malt and toffee plus some fruit. Medium body with flavors of malt, dark fruit and a touch of hops. The finish is sweet with a lingering dark fruity aftertaste. Above average overall.
hopdog (11596) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a dark mahogany color with a smaller off white head. Subtle malty aromas. Tastes of bread, caramel, molasses, and toffee. Light alcohol in the finish.
madsberg (11405) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled: Burgundy coloured. Light hazy. Light brown coloured. Sweet, caramelly, alcohol, dades in the nose. Dry. light roasty, fruits and alcohol in the flavour. Ends on a alcoholly note with some sweetness. .Light watery.