Tabednar (139) - - JUN 23, 2012
Decent amount flavor but not as powerful as I would have hoped. Touch of smoke and roasted caramel. SudsMcDuff (8429) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Check this one out, 1 ... . pours a deep muddled amber brown .. low foam .. . leather, bitter molasses, and deep tree .. . a good dose of bitterness, i like it- nothing crazy, easy .. . . I thought I saw a baby ghost the other day, But it turned out it was a tissue. kidmartinek (4999) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Clear but dark amber color. Malty, nutty aroma. Smells old. What can I say. it’s an altbier so its better than an amber and worse than a pale ale. How’s that for favoritism? It leaves good lacing on the glass and has good head retention and you can tell there are a decent amount of good hops in it. I guess I should be more fair and say its good for the style, which it is. jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2012 Brown pour, no head, little lacing. Aroma is very light - caramel, grain, mild nuttiness. Sharp bitter, sweet, sour. Some citrus, hops, grain, dark fruit. Lingering finish.
Improves as you drink it. Beerdrinker79 (2188) - Idaho, USA - JUL 14, 2012
22 oz. bottle- Pours autumn amber with a nice rocky light tan head. The aroma is malty sweet, caramel, nutty, some hops, but very little. Taste is caramel malt, sweet, brown sugary, but drinkable. Body is a little thin, and carbonation is a little light, and that is my biggest problem with the beer, but it makes it sessionable.
Ratman197 (14836) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, earthiness, light carmel and light toffee. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of toasted malt, earthiness, toffee and light carmel with a smooth lingering toasted malt finish. Headbanger (3999) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2012
22oz bottle 7/25/12 (Whole Foods Austin)-Pours a medium ruby red with a small head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same with more malt and caramel. This medium bodied brew is not my favorite style but this is well balanced and quite tasty. kassner (1660) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2012
very nice and pretty close to typical. copper co;or, modest head some hops at the finish and nice malts wth some sweetness up front. Radek Kliber (7359) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 650 ml Tmoney99 (14483) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Aroma: clean malty aroma with Noble hop character, Citrus mineral hints.Fresh.7+
Appearance: tad darker than average Alt. Dark amber with hint of ruby. Tanned creamy beige cap with some lace. 4-
Taste: medium lighter bodied. Citrussy with caramel and toffee. Some leaf-woody bitterness. Lacking some nutty woody hints. Tad too sweet with its caramel like Vienna malt side. Good dry finish. Not perfect style wise but good ale after all.
Bottle. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate toasted caramel malt and floral hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted balanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.