mctizzz (3) - north adams, Alabama, USA - FEB 26, 2012 does not count
Look forward to this one every winter, Berkshire Brewing Company does not dissapoint williamherbert (1544) - Syracuse, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2009
A cloudy toffee-brown pub ale. Large rocky head. Thick lace sticks to the glass. Color turns light yellow at the edges.
The smell is the sweet biscuity aroma of a pub ale. A mild, flowery hop as well. The malt is dry and bready. Very very nice.
The malt flavor dominates the taste, like a slightly sweet amber. The roasted qualities of the malt make the sweetness work. Hops are mild and estery. Somewhere between an amber and a brown, although slightly more of an amber flavor.
The feel is medium bodied; a nice milky, creamy thickness on the way down. It’s a really easy drinking beer with goo dbody and balanced roasted/sweet flavors. Top notch. jtclockwork (17604) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2010
Pours orange. Has that nice malt hoppiness to it that you’d get from a Rogue beer. Rated 2/26/05 vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2003
Has a apple cider look to it and smell is malted. Taste is of malts, feels heavy and finishes with a slight bitterness. Overall a great heavy beer for the winter. ericnixon (745) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2006
A beautiful cloudy dark orangy amber color. Nice malty (almost pumpkin) aroma with a very clean and easy malty taste. Perfect as a winter beer as the alcohol is just high enough to warm you. Citrusy aftertaste.
sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 11, 2011
On tap. Pours a deep amber color with a stiff, root beer like head. Has a nice meaty palate with yeasty overtones. Overall this was excellent and perfect for Winter. Volgon (2761) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 25, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2004 Pours a clear reddish orange color with a small head. Huge light fruit/flowery hops nose with a touch of spice. Full mouthfeel, slightly bitter turns to slightly sweet in the finish. A great winter session brew. VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 1, 2003
Jellied copper with a yellow glow. Small, off white, tiny bubbled head. Slow, big bubbled carbonation. Spicy hop aroma with undercurrents of peach syrup. Crisp, hoppy and boldly flavored. Spicy hops and a dry caramel base injected with the stewed peaches house character. Medium full body. Quite rich, yet briskly carbonated and bitter. Yeast pour darkens the liquid and firms up the now creamy head. Smoother and gentle, yet firmly spicy. Finishes with a ton of green, leafy, spicy hops and a creamy, fruit mix. Very nice winter sessional. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2003
Cloudy dark copper, with small light-tan head. Aroma is spicy, peach, green apple, and floral hoppy. Taste is spicy, peach, medium sweet, and floral hoppy. Mild bitterness. Darned good beer.