JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - FEB 2, 2003
On tap at brewery: reddish brown in color, with small thin head, and pretty cloudy. Aroma is malty, maybe a bit yeasty. Flavor is malty and pretty sweet, with a bit of caramel. Too sweet overall. Not bad, but nothing especially great. krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - JUN 20, 2002
in a bar pint, sans head, appears whiskey red. bar odors make whiffing difficult, and the beer appears unwilling to help much. a guppy among scotch ales, must be a 60-70 schilling. light sweet maltiness emerges, no distinctive character to speak of. very low hops. obviously brewed for the casual drinker. i suggest adding 4 oz. of spaten optimator to each pint to give it some hair. Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2002
dark brown, surprisingly thin body. very smokey/toasty malts, some sweetness, almost enought hops to crisp up the finish. i thought that this would be thicker, but the thin body went much better with the warm weather.