DrSilverworm (7995) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
4oz on tap at the taproom. Clear amber red color. Thin off-white ring of head. Splotches and dots of lace. Caramel malt, toastiness, some chocolate, mild spiciness. Mild nuttiness, some hazelnut. Tasty and complex. Moderate sweet taste. Lighter bitterness. Medium-plus body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Lightly slick. A solid brown / altbier.
Panzuriel (1381) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Zauber Taproom on 4/10. Stodgy Brown is a medium to darker brown murky beer with a thin head of light brown. nose is a bit nutty and malty. taste is medium hops with a very nice underlying malt body. good dense texture. a nice beer.
jsquire (3678) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at the ’12 Columbe Microbrew Festival. Deep amber color with a sticky, frothy ivory colored head. Nose of raw wet malted grain. Caramel and brown sugar sweetness with grainy bread, iced tea, and some grassy hops. Not really what I think of as a brown ale but an okay beer.
Tmoney99 (11611) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample. Poured clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate roasted malt and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.
JaBier (5188) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler shared by a friend. Clear copper/brown pour with a medium beige head. Malty nose with slight fruity esters, caramel and floral hops. Malty and caramelly flavor with light soft fruit and an earthy floral hop finish.
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample from growler. The beer is a clear brownish-amber color with a medium light beige head that dissipates steadily to a film. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt and hops. Light body with a roasty malt character and notes of mildly bitter herbal hops and caramel. The finish is moderately bitter hops up front with a malty aftertaste. Above average overall.