PattiA (49) - Madison, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 21, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good brew. Pour is a nice reddish coppery color. Malts dominate the flavor as well as the aroma. Flavor is quite complex, hinting at apples, grapes, toffee, caramel and vanilla with a bitter edge. Finish is sweet and left me wanting more.
OldGrowth (2108) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2004
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@ brewpub. Ok nose, carmel and orange. Clean copper color. No head. Sweet, bitter flavors, same as aroma with more fruit. Grapefruit/lemon, hints of grape and apple. Medium body, ceamyish mouthfeel, bitter dry finish, Tasty brew, could drink this all day. Nicely balanced.
DYCSoccer17 (3014) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 23, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at GIBF. Slightly roasty caramel nose. Malty. Amber mahogany color with a nice off white head. Nice. Sweet, tangy, malty beer with a nice mix of malts and hops. Not bad.
VTHopHead (1389) - Barre, Vermont, USA - JUL 24, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at VT Brewers Fest - Amber with a whitish head. Aroma is somewhat malty and fruity. Flavor is also of malt. Not enough hops. Finish is slightly sweet.
muzzlehatch (4425) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 19, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample at the Vermont Brewers’ Fest. Toasty toasty, some nice herbs among the mostly caramel-nutty nose. good balance of dry-sweetness, lightly smoky and vanilla-accented. A bit thin.
tiggmtl (4516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 19, 2004
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sweet and fruity aroma. Clear amber with off-white head that recedes to ring. Toffee, caramel, sweet with nice fruity esters. Could use more balancing bitterness. Body is a bit light and still. On tap at the Vermont Brewers Festival.
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 10, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber in color with a small white head.Bitter and sweet.Malty/hoppy with a dry finish.
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Beautiful red color, crisp mouthfeel, standard red ale malt flavor - sweet candy-like with just a hint of bitterness.
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2003
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Has a dark redish color and a malted smell. Taste is very malted and finishes slightly bitter. Overall I did not like this one too much in fact I was not too impressed with this brewery at all.
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 25, 2002
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big malty sweet flavor, not a lot of hops detected on the end.