overall
89
85
style
RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
No commercial description

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (3226) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 20, 2017
From notes. Enjoyed at a bottle share at Seans on December 29. 750 mL, 2007 vintage bottle opened by Sean as the night cap. Thanks man! We dubbed this Crme de Colgate by the time this was over. The pour is a darker cherry rust colored brown with a thin ring of light tan head and no lace as it falls. The aroma is surprisingly minty. Its not terrible, but it doesnt seem right. There is a light and sweet caramel on the back end that seems its more of what they were going for here. The flavor is much of the same. Really minty up front with a nice sweetness and a malty caramel through to the finish. The mouth feel is a little light and decently carbonated with a lingeringly sweet caramel finish with a hint of mint. I think without the mint, this has a chance to be solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (5379) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 4, 2014
12oz bottle from 2011 in a tulip. Pours deep brown/ruby with a small head. Aroma of dark fruits, grapes, some spices, caramel and hints of chocolate from the malts, alcohol, and light bitterness. Flavor the same. Low carbonation. Not the best beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1468) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
11 bottle from Sean - thanks ! Murky rust/cherry colored pour with no head. Light clove, mint, and heavier sweet malt in the aroma. Taste is fairly generic sweet malt with soft spice. Watery mouthfeel. Okay.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (6425) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle:2011 Pours brown with virtually no head. Fruit cake aroma....bready. Caramel, dried fruit, sugar....sticky. Pronounced alcohol warmth.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2013
2011 bottle. Medicinal boozy fruity malt and resinous hops aroma. Amber with a moderate off-white head. Sweet tart fruity malt and alcohol flavor. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (11088) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle (2011). Cherry, eucalyptus, caramel malt aroma. Amber with small head. Sweet orange-cherry, juniper, and caramel malt flavor. Tart finish. Rough and boozy.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dcschiller (2208) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2013
2011 bottle from Rayl101. Porus a clear light mahogany color with a minimal khaki head that rings the rim of the glass. Minimal carbonation. Aroma is herbal, with lots of mint, mint-chocolate, and something savory. Taste is sweet with a little bit of alcohol bite. It goes down pretty smooth and tastes better than it smells. Im not really sure what to make of this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2013
2011 bottle thank to blutt...Nose is sweet candy, sugar, fig, chocolate..taste is sweet, candy, dark fruit, more candy, belgo yeast..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Red pour with a white head. The aroma has a ton of juniper and pine in it as well as some biscuit malt. The flavor is similar with the addition of some toffee character to go with the juniper. There is also a hint of dark fruit. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2013
(12oz bottle, 2011 vintage) Pours a clear copper body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, nuts, and figs. Flavor of caramel, brown sugar, vinous, dates, and yeast.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5