j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Willimantic on the way home from a weekend in Boston for EBF. Pours a hazy ruby brown amber with a thin white head. Toast and sweet malt on the nose. Sweet and malty, smooth with some light roast and candied malt notes. Long sweet toast, soft cocoa, and a gentle hop bitterness. Very well balanced.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours red with a pink head. Smells of sweet malt and rosey. Tastes tangy and sweet with some dark fruity hints on the finish.
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at brewpub. Deep amber-garnet coloured beer with a thin head. Aroma is quite sweet and malty. Soft toasted malts with a little bit of cocoa and caramel. Rich sweet maltiness with a light toasted rye bread character. Sweet and lightly fruity with a bit of sweet dates and plums and a hint of dried cherry. Sweet and a little bit sticky with a lingering treacly character.
argo0 (12294) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(draft) Beige head with brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, caramel, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, roast. Smooth light-medium body, low carbonation.