oh6gdx (20614) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@GBBF2011. Brown colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, toffee, mild earth and some wooden notes. Flavour is caramel malts, some alcohol, wood and mild vanilla and earthy notes.
48FanInCali (728) - California, USA - AUG 14, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Suprisingly yummy. Dark brown pour with quick head but decent lacing. Nose is malty with some wood. Taste is malty, earthy and sweet. Nice on the palate.
Dedollewaitor (14036) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Alcohol, fruit, caramel and oak. Smooth. Decent, but not very well composed.
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF 2011.
Clear orange coloured with no head.
Fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits.
Fruity and light roasted flavour of caramel and dried fruits.
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask. Pours dark brown with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild fruity and roasted malty. Sweet caramelish, light yeasty and light bitter hoppy too. Sweet, light fruity and caramelish flavoured. Bitter, sweet and caramelish finish.
thebeertourist (4859) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at GBBF. Hazy copper brown. Berry and caramel aroma. Slightly acidic berries flavours, but good sweet caramel too. Well-made.
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear amber with copper edges and tan head. The aroma has roasted malts, earthy malts, crystal malts and some dark fruity esters. The taste has some sweet malts, roasted malts, a bit of chocolate malts and then earthy dark roasted coffee. It ends with the addition of some sweet caramel malts too. Good taste overall but a bit disjointed.
HonkeyBra (3420) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle from Secret Santa. Thanks man! Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, brown sugar, mild spicy and herbal hops. Flavor is strong, malty, with a surprising focus on coffee. Mild sweetness and some mild hop bitterness. The finish has some coffee and some powdered cocoa. Medium, creamy body. Pretty good brown ale!
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2011
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bleeng shared at May tasting. Pours a clear amber with a small frothy off white head. The aroma is raisin an honey. Medium moutheel with a raisin malt and oak finish. A decent brown ale from Thomas Creek.
SpringsLicker (3156) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The body is clear dark brown with a tall, long lasting off-white head.
The aroma is nutty malts and a touch of alcohol.
The flavor is sweet with no hop flavors or bitterness.