mar (5288) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy amber with a cream head. Wood, light alcohol, dried fruits, raisin, and light spice. Nice palate, heavy dried fruit, malts, spice, caramel, and faint alcohol.
IrishBoy (4141) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 27, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle from Tavour batch 014 BO 3/14/16. Nose is light vanilla, toffee, raisins, bubblegum, and light tobacco. Clear rusty red with a small beige head. Flavor is sweet vanilla caramels with nuts and a hint of rum.
Fatehunter (2408) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - AUG 4, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a thin head on a dark brown body.
Aroma is oak, nuts, caramel and dark fruit.
Taste is brown sugar, then fruit sweetness. A little nutty...
Texture is soft.
A mellow quad, but with good flavor.
tapthis (253) - Baytown, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2016 Bottled on 7/6/2015, batch no. 011, 1 pint 9.4 ounces. Pours a dark Amber with no head or lacing and minimal carbonation. Has a strong musty mouthfeel. Tastes of old bitter apricots and prunes with and an aftertaste of moldy fruit. Smells of heavy fibrous fruits.
Dogbrick (12233) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2012 Batch 002 Bottle #1187. The beer pours a murky dark brownish-amber color with a medium foamy light beige head that dissipates gradually to a film. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malt, fruit and yeast. Full-bodied with flavors of dark fruit, earthy yeast and grainy malt. The finish is sweet with a fruity yeast aftertaste. Decent overall.
dalekliz (916) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2014 bottle. Pours a dark murky reddish-brown with a big off-white head that lingers. Sweet aroma, of dark fruits, booze, malt, brown sugar. Taste is metallic and boozy, of malt, rum, dark fruits. Lingering fruity sweetness and malt that ends watery. Not bad.
monk191 (1874) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A decent quad, nothing too memorable. Pours a clearish Amber with a thin tan head. Smells of plums. Taste is more plumbs, with a bit of vanilla, and an average finish. Had in the bottle.
lownote (556) - Austin, Alabama, USA - JUN 13, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a cloudy brown with some lingering head. Some oaky aromas and a light sweetness. Pretty thin body. Tastes pretty one dimensional.
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 30, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
medium bodied purple amber pour. lots of dried fruits, raisins, figs, sweet flavors. Not as boozy as expected. medium mouthfeel. decent
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle - corked & caged 750 ml) Murky copper with a thick tan head. Sweet and fruity aroma. Lots of plums and some raisins as well. Flavor is very sweet with lots of dark fruits and tons of caramel malts. Surprisingly light and thin bodied for nearly 11%. Really sweet and kind of nice.
gyllenbock (8235) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle bought by a colleague who recently visited Houston. (thanks Wolff)
Dark amber with a small head. Nothing special with this one. Dryish with dried fruit, some nuts and caramel. Warming alcohol in the finish.