barn0216 (540) - California, USA - OCT 15, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Deep red-brown color, clear, with a beige head and very good lacing. Flowery, pine aroma. Taste is bitter throughout, piney, with peaks of caramel malt poking through. A bit of alcohol burn in the finish.
brokensail (16347) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber pour with a white head. Nice citrus and floral hop nose to this. A bit of pine, and lots of caramel an toffee malt sweetness. There is a bit of pine hoppiness and bitterness on the palate, some floral notes, and a nice orange peel. Some sweet toffee an malt flavors, too.