theisti (3001) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz bomber purchased online at Letspour.com. The pour is a hazed golden orange, with a wisp of an off white head. The aroma is sweet and chewy caramel, tangerine citrus fruit, and a round full dark fruit. The taste is caramel malt, resin, blended with big tangerine bitter hops, and sort of a husky finish. The dark fruits carry the long finish. The palate is medium bodied, a bit of an oily mouth feel, and the lingering bitter dark fruit finish. The big flavors make this feel more alcoholic than it actually is. Nice enough.
doublebock (487) - California, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cloudy copper color with thin white head. Hazelnut malty aroma. Crisp palate with flavors of toffee, butter, and roasted malt.
bhensonb (9837) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from PC Market of Choice in Ashland. Pours dark ruddy copper with a creamy beige head. Aroma of roast malts with a hint of chocolate. Near med body. Flavor is roast malt, medium dark fruits, mixed hop. It seems pretty balanced on malt vs. bitter. It’s certainly more dry than not. I’m thinking the cousins might recognize this - fairly low ABV, not strongly bitter (to me), but bitter.
JoeMcPhee (8055) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep amber-brown pour. Nice toasted malt character with a it of caramel and toffee. A fairly assertive woody hoppiness along with a decent bitterness. Lingering caramelly sweetness but it’s accented by the bitterness. Simple ASA but it drank good.
KajII (755) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. The pour was a clear medium brown with some reddish highlights and a large (3-4 finger) light brown frothy head that had great retention, reducing to a med cap and having good streaky lacing.
The aroma was of a dark bread malt, floral hops and a sweet doughy yeast with notes of toffee, dark fruit (plums, figs and overripe grapes) and a mild nuttiness.
The taste was very malty with a nice toffee sweetness from the onset, becoming fully robust with a bold dark fruit presence and a mild hoppiness towards the finish. The flavor lasted an average time proceeding the swallow with a good fruity maltiness and a slight alcohol warming sensation left to linger.
Mouthfeel was just under medium in body with a dry oily texture and a ticklish carbonation.
Overall a fully robust and flavorful brew that possessed a nice light sweet fruitiness, which worked perfectly along with the slight hoppy presence...
ration (1840) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
140712. Tap at baileys taproom, portland. Aroma crystal malts, some hops. Metallic taste that destroys this.Thin bodied. But Not Bad.
drpimento (2033) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not bad, not great. Poured at a good temperature with an average off white head and some lace. Color is a very slightly hazy dark amber. Aroma is super mild with only a hint of malt and hop. Flavor’s like nose, carbonic tang up front, followed by bitter/sweet. Not a lot going on. Body and carbonation are good. Finish is like flavor, average length, and forgettable.
BrewDad (4499) - Olympia, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber in color, clear with a thin head. Nice Malt and hops aroma. Big alcohol flavor and finish. There is a caramel flavor and finish. Nice strong English ale.
riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Somewhat fruity, dark fruit, nutty nose, a little toast, roast and earthy hop characteristics. Pours dark brown, auburn and shit. Nutty, fruity, dark fruit, a little tropical, dry, earthy. Nice mix of flavors. Dry finish, Beer is somewhat thin.
can8ianben (1278) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Strong sweet malt flavor throughout. Pleasant west coast hops and a nice bitter finish tie it all together. Really nice but rather immemorable.