yespr (46530) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
From tap. Pours pale brown to orange with a small offwhite head. Aroma is mild fruity and slight roasted malty. Flavour is bitter and dark roasted malty. Lingering dark malty and roasted. Bitter and dry. Smooth breadish and slight hoppy bitter. anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
Draft @ ABC, Harrisburg, PA. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish. Travlr (25500) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Draft at the source. Clear briwn color. Aroma of peppery caramel. Taste is toasted brown bread. Theydon_Bois (20143) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2013
Tap at Appalachian, Collegeville, 29/11/13.
Dark mahogony brown.
Nose is caramel, brown sugars, dark malt notes, pinch of cocoa powder.
Taste comprises cake mix, brown sugar, dark toffee fudge.
Medium body, fine carbonation, dry finale with a sweet note or two.
So - so, drinkable and representative of a dull style in my opinion - others are of course are available ! argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2010
12oz bottle. Small beige head atop dark red-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some chocolate, molasses, light nut. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, molasses, chocolate, some salt/nut. Light-medium body. A bit sweeter than I’d like, but not bad.
Lubiere (14110) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
A deep reddish copper ale with a thick moka head. In aroma, again, that meaty herbal aroma, with light roasted malts. In mouth, a nutty malt with herbal hops, lingering, light bitterness, overall, not bad. On tap at PA Flavor, April 9th, 2011. Drake (14033) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear dark amber color with a thin creamy offwhite head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma of faint chocolate and roasty notes with a tinny hop note. The taste is bitter leafy hops and faint chocolate malts. Watery and thin. Definitely needs improvement. BeerandBlues2 (13642) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Sampled at 4th NoVA Summer Brewfest. Pours clear amber-brown with a medium, fizzy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, toast, bread), average hops (earthy, woody), and average esters (fruity) with notes of dates. Flavor is malty with light hop support. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth and a dry finish. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 10, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear amber-brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of cocoa, roasted malt, and caramel. Flavor of nuts, roasted malt, bread, chocolate, and caramel with a dry finish. j12601 (12973) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear ruby and brown color with a medium sized beige head. Nutty, light grain and big toast on the nose. Nutty, creamy, with big carbonation. Nice and nutty, lots of toast. Soft creamy toast and a slow long bitterness.