thirdeye11 (5070) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
( 500ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye) Pours clear copper with no head. Aromatic hops, light fruits, crackers, and nice sweet malts dominate the nose. Taste of toasted grains, moderate hop bitterness, and crackers. Nice bready finish with decent carbonation.
mar (4246) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured copper with a cream head. nose is bread, bitter malts and earth. nice thickness with a flavor of bready malts and a smooth bitterness. clean finish and easy to drink.
Cavie (3407) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Clear orange amber pour with little head. Smells fresh and fruity. Light buttery yeast. Taste is a dry bitter that does not leave much of a finish. Some bitterness though. Not bad, has some substance.
SphinxTX (2859) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Nice, clear deep amber with off-white head. Aroma of light caramel and light citrus. Flavor of light caramel accents, faint spice, some hop flavor. Mouth feel is light body with high carbonation. Overall, not bad at all.
blutt59 (5714) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, dark almond pour with thin foam, aromas of old fruit cocktail, flavors of dry cedar and old fruits again, weak finish
BMan1113VR (7420) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 29, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a fading off-white head and a clear copper body. Aroma of fruit, caramel, alcohol (surprisingly), and grain. Taste is grain, mild alcohol, light fruit and some bitterness. Pretty bland. Fizzy and dry mouthfeel.
berkshirejohn (3685) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
50cl bottle from Tesco, Solihull, ABV 5%. Copper with a thin, dense, cream head; unpleasant stewed malt aroma; similar stewed malt flavour with boiled sweets and some musty hops; caramel finish. Not bottle conditioned - pasteurised to death.
altonbrownd (4228) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Nice amber body with big head. Malty and sweet nose. Syrupy texture. Flavour of malts and sweets. Lots of bitter in the finish. Really enjoyable.
gam (2697) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2009
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Good head okay carb seems a copper coloured pour,aroma some hoppy goodness there fruity,woody toffee,flavour nutty toffee fruity hop bitters,mild but good,finish even malt and hop with a nice bitter end.
OleR (4248) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle (5.0% abv), courtsey of Sigmund. A cloudy reddish brown beer with a mediumsized, lightly tanned head. Nice smell of nuts and plums. Some floral hop notes and a touch of marzipan. Taste is almost full malty, has a nice marmelade-like fruitiness and some gentle bittering hops underneath. Medium to light body. Malty and light acidulous-fruity ending. A well-crafted Bitter.