yespr (36095) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight fruity. Roasted malty, slight spiced and mixed phenolic to estery. Bitter and lingering dark roasted malty.
argo0 (12362) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft, RBSG bus trip. Clear red-brown body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, light smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some smoke, light bread. Medium body, some stickiness.
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Draught) Pours a deep amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, cherry cough syrup, enchilada sauce, tomatillo, and subtle peat/smoke. Flavor of tomatillo, green peppers, brown sugar, earth, smoked anaheims, and caramel. Odd.
jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@dmacs-22oz bottle-thanks to EZAnt–pours a foamy disappearing light tan head and copper color. Aroma is peat/caramel-medium malt, secondary earthy hops. Taste is soft peat/smoke/caramel-medium malt, secondary earthy hops.
Drake (10703) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Served on draft at Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA on 7/1/11. Pours a clear dark orange-red color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of toffee, caramel and berries. The taste is citrus, toffee, berries, faint notes of earth and candied citrus. Medium bodied.
hopdog (9999) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a deeper amber color with a smaller sized head. Aromas of caramel, nuts, and roast. Tastes of toasted nuts, caramel, light smokiness, and roast.
DocLock (8602) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Capone’s from a 1L hand-bottling. Pours burnt sienna with ruby edges and a 1-finger khaki head that leaves decent lace. Nose is malty, fruity, with some caramel, brown sugar, and toffee notes. Tastes very malty, with a berry fruitiness, caramel and brown sugar, mild roasty and rauchy notes, and a medium palate heft. I say 3.5.
blipp (7093) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours amber brown with a beige head. Sweet malty aroma with light dark fruity notes and light hops. The flavor has a nice caramel malty sweetness, light candy noted, a hint of dark fruits, and some light smokiness ermerging as it warms. Good stuff.
egajdzis (5622) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown color with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malts, nuts, light roast, and vanilla. Taste of caramel malts, nuts, vanilla, toffee malts, and toast, and a roasty, dry finish. Actually a decent beer.
vtafro (4954) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Hulmeville Inn. Dark brown pour with tan head. Fruit, spice and light woody scotch tones with a touch of warmth. Light scotch brew, nice flavor, thinner body than anticipated.