obguthr (6588) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Dried leaves, wood, and subtle date aroma. Clear chestnut, thin head. Mild peat and dried leaves flavor. Alcohol not noticeable. Flavorful, easy to drink. radagast83 (8301) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Poured a clear ruby color with a nice tan head. Aroma was earthy malt notes, touch of caramel. Flavor was about the same, earthy notes, caramel, sweet malts. Emeister84 (2505) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Aromas of bread, and subtle, purple grapes. Appearance is clear bronze, with moderately retaining, off-white head. Flavors of grape candy, toast, and caramel, lightly sweet, but with enough hop bitterness to dry up the end. Medium body, average carbonation, off-dry, with a bittersweet finish. Drake (14059) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear red color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Faint aroma with earthy and caramel notes. The taste is earthy notes, caramel malts and a hoppy finish. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation.