coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Draft. Poured dark brown with a smallish tan head. Aroma and flavor were light roasted malt, moderately smoky, bread, light spice, a bit boozy. jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Draft on January 10th at Bluejacket. Pours a dark brown. Lightly smokey aroma. Smokey taste, lightly boozy. Enjoyable. snoworsummer (6077) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Taster at the brewery. Pours clear dark brown with a thin white head. Tastes very spiced, like cloves, cinnamon, and other dry spices. Tastes sweet, woody, and lightly smokey. Low/medium body and low carbonation. Smells smokey, woody, earthy, and spiced. sonnycheeba (6360) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Tap at brewery. Pours clear dark brown with thin, fizzy beige head. Aroma is bready malts, woody notes, apples, spicy hops, fig, light smoke and raisins. Flavor is smooth bready malts, dark fruit sweetness, light caramel, and light smoked meat; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation. TylerGreenDC (1058) - - NOV 24, 2013
On draft. Sweet aroma of molasses with faint smoke. Taste us of stronger sweetness, fig, and fainter smoke. A stab, should be drier.
radagast83 (8476) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Draft at the brewery. poured a hazy dark amber color with a light roasted sweet note, with coffee. flavor was nice and sweet notes, some caramel notes, spice. not too bad! argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Draft. Lightly hazed copper body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast/coffee, light spicy, earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, caramel, some spicy/cinnamon. Medium body, low carbonation, some stickiness. nimbleprop (8761) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2013
On tap at the brewery on opening night. Pours a hazy caramel amber with one ring of white head. Nose is brown sugar, light flick of smoke, black pepper, cherry cordial, clove. Smells like fruit cake. Flavor is just like fruit cake, cherry, brown sugar, light smoke, some clove, honey, almost a little buckwheat. Sweet finish. Iphonephan (7287) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2013
On draft at the brewery on opening day. Pours I clear cola brown with a tan head. Spicy aroma. Flavors of smoke with some chili notes. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Travlr (26134) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Draft at the source, opening day. Hazy maroon brown color, tan head. Aroma of burning toast and light caramel, subtle licorice. Taste is sweet and malty with a nice edge of smoke. Very tasty.