GIJOE (1106) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - NOV 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours slightly reddish amber with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Moderate lacing. Nose is malty with a light note of raisin. Taste is slightly bitter - pleasingly so. Medium body, lively carbonation. Solid brew.
DialSquare (4618) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle from Trader Joe’s in Tallahassee. Amber pour, light tan head. Aroma is toasty, caramel, sweet, brown sugar. Tastes are caramel malt, nutty, little pine, tea. Pretty decent - certainly compared to some of the other random TJ’s brews I’ve tried lately.
rumproasts (5274) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. Amber with small head. Mediocre amber ale. Caramel malt. Rather bland flavor profile.
netty (71) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle, kindly donated by fairy. Very nice amber color. Aroma od caramel yummy, very nice. Medium body and I miss aftertaste. Good beer.
Dohny (362) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Clear dark copper color with white head. Caramel, coffee, cocoa aromas, recognised also in taste. Medium bodied oily texture with lively carbonation. Pleasant bitterness in aftertaste.
Cuso (8111) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, kindly donated by fajry. Amber color with medium white head. Aroma of caramel malt, honey, notes of chocolate. Taste, roasted malt, caramel, honey, notes of coffee, floral hops. Light hoppy finish. Good.
Karol (896) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle by Fajry.many thanks! Malty and fruity aroma reminding me of marmalade. Taste of bitter fruit and malt. Aroma still of dark chocolate and roasted malt a bit. Overall not bad, but the finish somehow is a blend of bitterness and dark chocolate.
Gurthnar (5281) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Aroma is mostly caramel, light coffee. Taste is hoppy. Pretty plain, grassy. Finish is tart and earthy.
MisoW (3408) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, courtesy of Fajry. Pours amber color, white head. Aroma is honey, caramel, hoppy. Taste is caramel, cocoa, bitter, medium sweet. Caramel bittersweet finish.
Aurelius (5155) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Doughy, a little medium-toast malt, a little musty. Standard US longneck, clear, medium bronze beer, thin whitish head. Tasted better than it smells, nicely bitter, fairly dry, a bit mossy, a little peaty. Woody, bitter finish. Trader Joe’s, Tallahassee.