andrewje41 (4344) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 24, 2015 Reid (2646) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 oz bomber bought from "Roths Sunnyslope Market"
Says 7.0% alc.
Cloudy dark amber,very turbid large thick and creamy eggshell white head. Nice.
Very nice resiny and floral hop aromas..malts seem strong in the nose also.
Taste is the same well hopped but really nice treacle flavoured malts..liked it.
Great mouth feel thick and medium carbonated..love this aspect.
Surprised with this one..very nice stuff.
22 oz bottle poured. Last years winter bottle equals this years enjoyment. Cloudy caramel color with a lasting soap bubble head. Rich malt and spiced aroma. Matching flavor with a dominant hop presence. Cool finish. Very well executed winter ale. Very nice. maxwelldeux (4433) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. Pours a cloudy and very dark brown color with a moderate pillowy light tan head on there. Nose is fresh and hoppy, with some good floral and herbal notes to it. Taste is moderately bitter with a slightly sweet finish, and just a hint of some winter spices to it. Quite pleasant, I think. TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2014
Pours a cloudy/hazy amber color with off-white head. Citrus, pine, caramel malt, and some wheat on the nose; follow onto the palate. This actually has quite a bit going on for the style. Finish lingers a while. BK7 (805) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Bomber. Citrus, pine, caramel, nuts, spice and something roasted. Medium bitterness. Tasty. 5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle:   Dark brown sugar in color, odd for an IPA, small to moderate frothy sandy head, spotty lacing.   Moderate hop nose, somewhat assertive tea like leaves, a little ashtray much like a Best Bitter would have.   Pith and peel citrusy start, soft tea leaves, a little tobacco, with that bit of Best Bitter ashiness to follow.   Not real bright, but clean despite the bit of ash.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Soft citrus bits linger.   Decent enough for a Winter IPA. Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. Hazy brown with a white head. Aroma is toffee and caramel. Flavor is toffee, caramel, molasses and brown sugar. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. thirdeye11 (6162) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2013
(22oz bomber thanks to bu11zeye) hazy copper with oily offwhite bubbles. Nose of caramel, honey, wort, and rich. Taste of alcohol, bitter orange peel, caramel, bitter linger and a well carbonated beer. bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, raisins, toffee, light roasted malt, and tootsie roll. Flavor of tootsie roll, chocolate, apricot, caramel, citrus, toffee, and cola. blutt59 (6585) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2012
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, muddy amber color with malty caramel nose, hoppy tangerine and clover flavors earthy malted finish