BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 17, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Pours deep rich tawny with a large, frothy beige head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is moderate toast and bread malt, light melanoidins, medium earthy and woody hops. Flavor is moderate crisp toast and bread malt, medium earthy and woody hops and bitterness with a clean and dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation with light alcohol warmth.
djd07 (8279) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler thanks to Rainer. Pours copper with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is grain and bready malt. Medium mouth, bready malt, caramel, roast, ok.
lightbias (437) - USA - MAR 27, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Too sweet and chocolate-caramelly for my taste. A bit thin and a tad less carbonation than I’d like to have. Not horrible, just boring.
unclemike (2837) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 26, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Reddish amber and clear appearance with a white head. Mild aroma of caramel, toffee, light chocolate and toasted grains. Similar flavor, nutty malty sweetness and light earthy hop bitterness nothing special going on here
That1Guy (2191) - Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle. Very soft aroma, malty as hell. Maybe a touch oxidized. Pretty clean overall, just bland.
ozzy70 (477) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 8, 2015
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown with quickly diminishing, fizzy off white head. Aroma of toasted grains, nuttiness and fresh. Taste is slightly bitter, earthy and nutty. Slight lingering coffee tastes in the finish.
Westchesterco (1667) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
2.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 2/20
From a bottle at the RB DC tasting September 6. It is a light amber color with a slight head. The aroma is floral and the taste is a bitter thin bread and caramel.
Iphonephan (5676) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a bottle at the RB DC tasting September 6. Pours hazy brown with an ecru head. Malty nose. Nutty flavors. Smooth finish.
solidfunk (6858) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Some malt and light citrus. Pours copper with OK head. Light mash malt finish. Bottle thanks to Travlr.
Travlr (19928) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle courtesy of HuskerTan, many thanks! Clear amber color, tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel and subtle black pepper. Taste is peppery scotched caramel with a helping of nuts. Decent.