ukoolaid (580) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 8, 2004
Bottle. Dark ruby amber with an off white head. Nice looking beer. Aroma is malty thick and sweet with caramel. Taste is rich and malty with a decent amount of hops. Good stuff. Lubiere (14150) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2004
Dark reddish ale with a thin white head. Berry and funky aroma, almost cheesy, with very woody notes, sweet caramel taste and alcohol finish. Decently hopped. Thick and rich body. tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2004
Dark brown and a bit cloudy, with a thick, light beige head. Sweet aroma. Nice malty body with notes of smoke and caramel. GregClow (3402) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2004
Clear dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of sweet brown sugar with a slight smokiness. Big sweet caramel flavour with some fruit and smoke in the middle, and a nice dry finish. Good stuff. mds (2256) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
bottle. thick sugary caramel aroma. deep mahogany. flavour is heavy on the malt, oh so very sweet. a touch of smokiness towards the end. dry finish. one of the better beers in the LCBO fall release.
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
Pours a dark brown colour with a medium head. Hed quickly thins out ut lasts to the end. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Taste of burnt caramel malt with good hop bitterness to finish. Cartoonkhaki (1312) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2004
Dark amber light beige head malt aroma sugary smooth flavours that roll off the tounge like a scotish R light roastedness and subtle bitter woody flavours... good stuff mjg74 (3182) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 20, 2004
Pours a nice deep deep red. Aroma is of malts and a little fruity. Also a little brandy-like scent. Flavor is malty and a little smokey. Some bitterness as well. Pretty good stuff. frink (467) - coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 20, 2004
Pours a reddish brown colour with a thick tan head. Aromas of toffee, malts, rasins, and other dark fruits. The taste is of toffee rasins and a rich maltiness with a nice dry finish and a slight alcohol kick. A nice brew. beerhugger (572) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2004
Aroma of smoked caramel malts and some dark fruits maybe too, come from this dark burgundy brown beer. Woody and sweet caramel flavours and very smokey too, right through into the dry finish.