RhetoricalAns (973) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016 Beershine (5253) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, - JAN 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. The chestnut brown color suffers somewhat by being muddled. But it doesn't look bad, and it's got a decent head. The clean aroma esters are spot on with light banana, cola, and ginger in the aroma. There is no stickiness on the palate; this is a pleasant surprise and keeps it drinkable. The mouthfeel is fluffy and soft. Great flavor development. Dark cocoa character expresses itself especially well, finishing with pleasant bitter chocolate without ever being too sweet. Velvety smooth and balanced. It is hard to make this style of beer well. Impressive!
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650 mL bottle. dark brown pour, finger of tan head, didn’t last long. Thick aroma of dark fruit, caramel. Taste is fairly similar,some herb / clove notes come through. mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
[6302-20140502] Bottle. Toasted fluffy yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, brown mahogany body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Toasted malty yeast flavour. Medium-full body. Packs a boozy punch. (7/4/6/3/14) 3.4
brokensail (16645) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
(c/o GregClow, w/ him, blankboy, jercraigs)
Bottle @ AirBNB Arts Colony. Thanks, Alex. Slight gusher and a murky mahogany pour with a lots of khaki foam. Aromas of caramel, banana, and chocolate. A lot of cola, slight booze, and some roasted malt. Flavor is kind of harsh. Astringent and boozy, mildly bitter on the finish sweet caramel and banana up front. Some chocolate sauce and cola. Maybe Dr. Pepper. Pretty disappointing. Crit (4057) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Murky light brown,thick beige head.Salty spicy yeast nose.Palate of spicy yeast,sweet wheat and alcohol.Light hop finish blankboy (7808) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
[Bottle (650ml) shared with GregClow, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o GregClow] Pours a dark orange-amber with an average size fizzy off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, yeast, fruit, light herbs & spices and finally some sugar. Malty, yeasty flavour along with light hops and a dry, boozy finish. Average bodied. decent but not really my thing.
jercraigs (10886) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
2014-05-02. Hazy mahogany brown body with a small beige head that fades. 3+ Aroma is lightly yeasty with metallic touches, lightly alcoholic. Flavour is sweetly malty, lightly wheaty and yeasty. Dry lightly toasty finish. Mineral undercurrent. Smooth average plus bodied palate, carbonation. Enjoyable, just a touch too dry for me. Bottle shared by GregClow. Oakes (18851) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2014
Somewhat reddish-amber. Aroma shows apple brandy, dried apricots and sultanas. Sweetish up front, then with a dash of alcohol that keeps the sweet, apricotty, figgy body lively. Nice balance...not a suped-up dunkelweizen, not a phenolic bock, this genuinely fits the pocket. Good brew. Lagerboy (2239) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 10, 2014
Bomber. Unclear medium copper, nice lasting creamy cloud of tan head. Yeasty dark wit malt aroma, clove and caramel. Darker roast caramel wheat malt taste, some banana and citrus, dark fruitiness, too much clove. Lively carbonation, medium bodied, moderately hopped. Quite flavorful, a bit boozy, slightly cloying towards the finish. More of a Gnarlygoat and: NFL (Not For Lagerboys) bulldogops (2907) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
Rating #891 - January 8, 2014 - On recommendation of Tylor from Granville Island. Ruby amber pour, bubbly white head. Nose is bready malts, yeast, banana, and a mild floral note. Bold and medium bodied for 7.5%, medium alcohol warmth. Medium-heavy carbonation, quite bubbly golden pour with white cap. Mouthfeel is clean, taste is banana, nice yeasty kick, finishes perfect with a hint of spicy hops and alcohol, but not off-putting. Pretty cool beer.