oh6gdx (25972) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
VIII. Slightly hazy ambery brown colour with small off-white head. Aroma is wood, canilla, caramel and some slight wooden notes. Flavour is fruity, some slight roasted notes along with quite strong tart wooden notes. This left a bit strange in my books.
omhper (24350) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled at PBF. Clear dark brown, faint head. Toasty nose with some tropical fruit. Mid sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Mildly roasty, rather shallow. Mid bitter finish. Ordinary.
Leighton (19846) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Sander’s place, NYC. Pours clearish brown with a fine, creamy head. Rich, roasty malt nose. Light sweet flavor, dark toast, earth. Light bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Light bitter, earthy finish, dirt, some cocoa, toast. Not bad.
TBone (16586) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 500ml @PBFVIII, bought from Boston
Dark amber color, small white head. Slightly hoppy, light toasted notes. Medium-bodied. Caramel, some toasted notes. Lingering light bitterness in the aftertaste. A bit conservative.
jtclockwork (15596) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by Jay at tasting at my house. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of toffee, chocolate, baker’s chocolate and light pine. Medium to light medium body.
Ratman197 (14060) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of toffee, light roastiness and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, light toffee, light earthiness and a hint of fruittiness with a smooth lingering roasty finish.
argo0 (13753) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle. Medium tan head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, some roast, raisin, light smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some earthy. Light-medium body.
djd07 (13186) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a dark copper with medium beige head leving spotty lacing. Aroma of strong roast, coffee bean, and chocolate. Thin mouthfeek with rich chocolate and roast with sweet finish. Good.
Drake (13172) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber shared by Butters at Slutfest 4. Pours a
clear red-brown color with a thin creamy tan
head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee,
banana, nutty notes, bitter hops. The taste is
bitter hops, nutty notes, mild roast. Medium
kermis (12195) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sampled at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, wood and some nuts. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.