bytemesis (7172) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 8, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours hazy reddish chestnut, small beige head, done lacing. Aroma is roasty, bread, nutty, toffee, bocky. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, lots of malts, touch of smoke. Light acidity. Bit of coffee. Medium body. Decent.
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUN 10, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a really tasty beer. Dark caramel with a kick ohf hops in the finish. This is how you show your love ove beer on a special occasion. Great.
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mahogany pour with a khaki head. Very fruity aroma, almost cola-like sweetness, and a hint of roasted malt. Mild chocolate notes, caramel, burnt sugar, and hints of licorice. The flavor is intensely sweet and fruity, almost cloying. Burnt sugar, cola, caramel, and a bit of chocolate. Very light roasted malt.
abcfan (920) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
2012 on tap at brewery. Pours murky red/brown with little head. Aroma is mostly fruit and malt. Had a flighty nutty taste. Finishes dry/ fruity.
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at the San Ramon brewpub. Mud brown pour. Aroma has some caramel and an odd plum character. Flavor is similar: faint of sweet caramel and vanilla with some plum tartness. Flat body. Not bad.
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 8, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"Barrel aged" Poured dark brown, caramel, dark fruit, malty, vanilla, little chocolate, little wood, slightly tart in the finish.
bb (8757) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 2, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Dark copper beer with a light cream colored head. light caramel aroma. Caramel and toffee flavor with backing light fruit. Medium-plus bodied. Caramel and toffee lingers with light fruit and light earthiness.