Brewbie (497) - New York, USA - JUN 7, 2009
draft. dark color, looked like a porter in a dark bar, small fluffy head. nice malty taste, creamy mouth. very enjoyable climberbob (497) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle. Dark ruddy brown thin head. Malty but a bit too bitter for my taste. Some bready and caramel notes. Ok but not amazing.
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Draft. chronictonic (490) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2005
7% ABV was kicking.
A deep garnet red in color with a hint of fruit, wine like. Very nice. Warm taste,
on tap at greylodge - dark dark red color - like burnt copper. aroma is all malt - no discernable hop aroma. flavor is big and thick, but not syrupy or sickly sweet. mostly malt with caramel flavors. enjoyable, but one was enough for me. sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a small but thick head. The aroma is toasted malt with little hops. The flavor and aftertaste is slightly sour and thin. Ok overall
ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with red highlights and thin beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, burnt nuts, burnt chocolate, and dark fruits. Has a bit of a metallic taste. Dark fruits and burnt everything. A touch of bitterness. Basement musk. Too light bodied for a strong ale. Was hoping for more everything and less burnt everything. MarcoBasile (467) - DENMARK - JUL 17, 2017
Pours see through brown to black body with a beige head. Lots of sediment floating around. nyindiansfan (465) - rochester, New York, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Aroma is caramel, caramelized malts, coffee and roasted malts.
Taste is sweet, malty, watery, quite thin and with a little bit of caramel.
Watery texture, dry mouthfeel, soft carbonation.
Bottle pours a darker brown with a tan head that doesnt last.Smells and tastes of caramel, roasty, nuts, floral, raisin, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, not bad but nothing over the top special, mribm (463) - Ocala, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2003
Poured from the bottle with a slight tan head which left a thin lacing on the glass. It was dark brown in color with a malty nose. This is a very nice and tasty beer. Most suitable for the cold fall and winter months, as it is a rich, thick and warming beer. Changed (463) - Ithaca, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2009
12 oz. Pours black with dark red highlights. Small-ish white head. Smells like London. Tastes like London. Really like the complexity of flavors. More depth than most. I’m really surprised that this beer came from a semi-local brewery. Will enjoy again!