bytemesis (8759) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Tap. Pours clear hazel, large creamy beige head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is tobacco, roasted malt, nutty, coffee grounds, hints of smoke. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, slight hint of acidity, hints of smoke, tobacco and cocoa. Medium body. This is complex and udervalued by craft beer dorks. GenDV138 (7467) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at District ChopHouse. Clear dark amber with beige head. Aromas of cocoa, caramel, toffee. Tastes of cocoa, malt, caramel, toffee. Medium body with a dry finish. Tasty brown ale. chinchill (5154) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2015
On tap at the brewpub.
Amber body with somewhat weak head.
Average for style, with a medium body and crisp carbonation. kraddel (8575) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2015
Smell is grainy , sweet, chocolatty almost. Taste is sweet, with a bitter back . Malty, dark malts . Some cacao . solidfunk (9181) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Fairly drinkable. Light but and roast aromas. Pours brown with good head and lacing. Tap at brewpub.
ads135 (4844) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Not a bad brown. Sweet caramel, some chocolate, and some biscuit to round it out. A little watery. radagast83 (8191) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Draft at the Chophouse. Poured a dark brown color with a very wispy tan head. Aroma was nutty, light sweet malt notes. Flavor was light sweet malts, with some light nutty notes. Toasted. MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2013
On tap 5 oz. sample at the District Chophouse & Brewer in downtown Washington, DC.
Nearly clear, mahogany-raspberry with a khaki head and very good lacing.
Aroma of dark roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, brown sugar and mild earthy hops.
Taste of roasted malt, sweet dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar, nuts and mild earthy hops.
Medium/light body and medium carbonation.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone DCLawyer (2846) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Draught at brewpub. Brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt with nuts. Taste is more nuts. Nothing particularly remarkable. yespr (46523) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden deep amber to hazzlenut brown with a small off white and creamy head. Aroma is tosted malty, breadish and dry caramelish. Toasted. Bitter and dry caramelish into the finish. Light toffee note.