DocLock (11189) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Draft at Phoenixville Valentines weekend. Poured hazy dark brown with tan head. Nose was caramel malt, molasses, mild hops. Tasted barleywiney, with late hops. robiannelli (599) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2012
16oz on nitro-tap pours light brown at first which separates nicely to black with off white head. Aromas of light brown sugars and molasses almost cookie like. Flavor is mild toward the bitter side, has an esb feel, some candy sugars in background. Body is extremely creamy and medium finish is clean. Drinks like a Guinness only mild and flavorfull TomDecapolis (4636) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 29, 2010
Tap at Pville. Pours a hazy deeper chestnut with a medium bubbly off white head that left some lacing. Aroma of toasted malt, hints of dark fruits, toffee, nuts and caramel. Flavor of caramel, nuts, toasted malt, nice malt character with citrus hints and a pretzels. michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2010
Draught at Phoenixville BrewPub (at 7.8%ABV): Aroma of grain, malt, slight sugar, light yeast, and light nuts. Poured orange/amber/copper in color with a small, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer. Slightly hazy. Sparkling. Good to very good lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of malt, yeast, slight candi sugar, toasting, nuts, burnt toffee, and slight hops. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter, malt and slight hop finish is slightly chalky. 7.8%ABV is hidden throughout. axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Tap in W.C. Menu called it Winter Warmer. Poured a clean red body with a small but sticky off-white head. Spicy nose with some molasses, nuts, and roasted malts. Flavor was thick molasses, pecans, brown sugar, and a sweet array of spices. Not bad.
desurfer (1302) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2005
Cask. Dark bodied with no head. Very malty and swet, with some roasted chocolate and espresso notes. Other than tha, not many defining characteristics. Finishes dry. egajdzis (6830) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Poured a mahogany color with a medium sized, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of toffee, citrus, dried fruits, nuts, and spices. Taste of sweet chewy molasses, and caramel malts, nuts, and nutmeg, finishing with a dry smokiness, and peppery alcohol.