Skyview (5283) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at the Vintage brewpub in Madison, Wisconsin. Pours a semi-clear dark burn brown colored brew with a slow dissolving off-white head that leaves behind some excellent lacing and a white ring. Aroma of toasted and burnt citrus wood, caramel malt, banana esters and a hint of plum. Taste is medium bodied, a hint of smoked malt, yeast, banana esters and some tropical fruit. Finish is semi-sweet with a nice aftertaste of smoked malt, banana esters and some clove. Actually this was quite enjoyable and ready for the autumn season.
cbfobes (2610) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Vintage, pours dark amber with nice white head that laces through out the glass, aroma is malty with smoked wood, very nice overall, it has a great malt backbone with a strong smokey finish, nice, very nice.
blutt59 (6129) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap, poured a golden amber color with a nice smokey campfire and sweet fruit cocktail aroma, flavors are smokey malts, toast, plum, tropical fruits, finish is malty