Aurelius (5570) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Big, piled, tan nitro head on a medium walnut brown beer. Cookie-ish malt aroma - like ginger snaps minus ginger. Or sweet pumpernickel. Milk chocolate , a little roasty acidity. Medium body, chalky mouthfeel. Woody, dilute chocolate aftertaste. Interesting and a curveball for what I was expecting. On tap, Proof Production, on a nice Saturday afternoon with LuckyDog. LuckyDog (615) - - JUN 7, 2014
I don’t know what to say about this beer. It has a nice cocoa noise. I loved the smooth mouth feel. It almost has a gingerbread taste. chinchill (5313) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2014
On tap at Engine 15.
Surprised to see that the Hornswoggled is a red ale; it came without a description and was certainly very bold for style.
Clear dark brown with a semi-durable head; excellent clarity.
Very mild aroma but moderately strong flavor. Dominated by hazelnut/vanilla.
Mildly bittersweet, with a mildly bitter aftertaste.
Feel: adequate carbonation but overly thin body.
hopscotch (11236) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2014 Nitro... This beer rocks!... Pours clear and copper with a large, creamy, white head that lasts until I’ve emptied the glass. The aroma is reminiscent of cream soda that is vanilla-heavy with a toasted oak bonus. Medium to full-bodied and super creamy with pillow-soft carbonation. Big malt flavor, but not at all cloying. Modest vanilla and caramel sweetness. Finishes off nourishing and bittersweet. Well executed world class beer!. If diggin’ malt-forward beers is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. Fritz123 (1597) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Draft at the Sybarite Pig on nitro. Pint glass. Pours a beautiful deep reddish-amber with a perfect velvety one finger eggshell head. Aroma was wonderful with oak, wood chips, vanilla, slight spice, and malty caramels. The taste was similar with a very solid oak flavor, vanilla, creamsickle, caramel, and heavy malts. Mild carbonation, medium to full body, and a great wood aftertaste. Very very solid beer. Thanks CCB!
Dogbrick (13759) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Sample on nitro at the tap room. The beer pours a reddish-amber color with a medium creamy off-white head that recedes slowly. Small patches of lacing. Aroma of malt, oak and vanilla. Light-bodied with flavors of oaky vanilla, caramel malt and a touch of peat. The finish is malty with a slight citrus and vanilla aftertaste. Decent overall. sloshgator (770) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Cigar City Hornswoggled poured with nitro is a good UK style. Pour has a thick tight head given the nitro pour and a fresh malty aroma. Dark color. Taste is light chocolate with even dryer cherriy and a dry finish. Cigar City Hornswoggled is a great take on an Irish style ale. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Nitro. Crystal clear dark amber body with large beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/earthy, some spicy, cherry, light chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, earthy, some orange, light cherry. Smooth light-medium body. beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2013
On tap at brewery. Pours red white nice nitro head. Aroma is malty, a bit sweet. Taste is light, sweet, light bodied. Very drinkable. Tmoney99 (14964) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap sample Nitro. Poured clear reddish brown with a large creamy off-white head that lasted and produced excellent lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt and soft wood aroma. Medium to abundant body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy complex sweet flavor with the same sweet finish of moderate duration. This beer would go well with spicy food or a cigar from this area.