Ed5388 (3477) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown/mahogany color with a nice tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel, oak, and mild fruitiness. Taste has a mild sweetness, a hint of fruit in the background, and some oak and vanilla notes. Maverick34 (3238) - New York, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Deep scarlet brown pour from bottle. White head. Malty nose. Bread, caramel, malt light smoke. hershiser2 (3197) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
$1.90 Bottle, Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours clear brown with a small off-white head. Smslls of copper and grass. Taste is booze, funk, grass. Finishes with a strong coppery/caramel malt. unclemike (3121) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Poured a deeper brown color with reddish edges and an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of roastiness, earthy, smoke, and peat. Tastes of roast, peat, smoke, caramel, brown sugary sweetness, and earthy. Medium sweet MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - DEC 3, 2012
On tap at Whole Foods in Vienna, VA. Clear, dark rusty orange with light khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of sweet heavy malt--caramel, toffee and bread. Taste of caramel, toffee an alcohol. Sweet, even for a Scotch ale. Full/medium body and medium/low carbonation. Not the best Scotch ale; not very complex and lacking dark fruit characteristics. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
DCLawyer (2841) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft->shaker. Dark brown with small offwhite head. Caramel malt dominates. Decent, but unremarkable. WillRunForBeer (2652) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2016
12oz bottle from a locals trade. Pours medium amber brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, fruity esters. Flavor is just as malty as the aroma... caramel, toffee, fruity esters here as well. I can see why they made an oak aged version. A little vanilla and tannins from the oak would elevate this. Slipstream (2625) - USA - APR 26, 2016
A very impressive SA. It is malty with lots of caramel to start. It is fairly sweet and malty in the nose. There is a dash of herbs in the flavor, which is top notch for the style imo. This could be the best thing I’ve tried yet from this brewery (which is now owned by Bud @#%). Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2013
12/3/2013. From bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Malty aromas with caramel and dark fruit. Bitter flavors at first with caramel and fruit showing through. The finish have some sweetness to it. CH-303 (2229) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Appearance: Deep brown, clear. Small light tan head.
Aroma: Malt, roasted, caramel.
Taste: Dark malt, caramel, sweetness, rich, toasted. Prunes?
Bought: Total Wine & More (Sterling), 355 ml, $1.99