Nate (4245) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From growler. Herbal, sassafras, earthy tones over some mild roasted sweet malty character. Light hop presence, some brown sugar. Dark amber, not quite coppery, with light haze, topped with thin foamy lacing head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts mild and sweet, nice roasty character, brown sugar and biscuit, mild carbonic tang. Big olí hit of chicory, like roasted sassafras and a bit of rubbery character. Bit of chocolate malted. Pretty clean finish, low bitterness, and just a bit of lingering herbal-spicy in the after. Donít think Iíve had chicory in a beer before. Nice.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A solid red, beige cover. Aroma is toasted malt, light caramels, candied apples, then chicory. Taste is much the same, Iím not a big fan of the chicory, but the beer is solid.
Beerman6686 (6431) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This poured a lighter red color with a beige head. Aroma was of lightly toasted malts, some chicoree there, and and light yeast. Flavor was yeasty and dusty with some light burnt caramel sweetness and light chicoree.