NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2006
I think this one is courtesy of luiss, but if not him them some other fine chap that participated in the Mystery Beer Swap trade. Aroma has some dark malts and sweet candied fruit notes. Body is a dark ruddy brown and holds a firm and lasting pinky sized tan head. Tart fruit notes in the fore...apple, cherry..which meld into sweet dark malt flavors. Almost approaches sour at times, but in a good way....a little bit like New Glarus’ Cherry Stout though much less concentrated and without the overy cherry flavors. The finish is a mix of the previous flavors but imparts a more defined tartness that defines the flavor of the whole beer. Very nice suprise. Prcaus (159) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2007
12 oz bottle- Discount Liquors in Voorhees, NJ-Poured a deep chocolate coloring with aromas of dep malts and small hints of caramel’s. Nice hints of hops, and good dep finishing. craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2008
had on tap. extremely dark red in coloration, beautiful appearance. initial taste reminded me of the red wine, but shifted almost immediately to a solid english strong taste with a sweet finish. very good beer, especially for a regional brewery. recommended. hoplover406 (204) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Tap @ Lake Placid Brewpub. First of all I should say that this fine brew is made in such a wonderfull town. It is a very fitting "flagship" beer to represent this olympic town on Mirror Lake. It pours dark, mahogany brown with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma with a nutty, semi-sweet taste. If you’re ever in this out of the way locale you should make it a priority to visit their brewpub and settle in for a pint or two. HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - MAR 25, 2008
Bottle. Pours with a dark red color. Very nice aromas of malts and some nuttiness. Flavors of malts, some hops and some metallic notes in the finish. Quite enjoyable beer.
popkow (308) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2009
12 fl oz bottle empty a dark garnet color enlish style ale. Very thick and overbearing malt with some hops evening it out. A solid ale from this adirondack brewery. Leighton (21235) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2011 Tasty brew this Ubu. Drank it a bit during college in Central NY. Dark red color. Nice, light head. Tasted notes of chocolate and caramel with a nice hops balance. Ubu! thornecb (5908) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Pours deep mahogany into a shaker. Beige head with excellent retention recedes leaving sheet lacing. Toasty malt aromas. Crisp and pleasantly astringent with spicy hops and caramel malt. Lasting slightly smoked finish. rollingwood (91) - Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2009
Deep, red pour (almost brown until you candle it) with a light brown head. Extremely well-balanced malt-hop pairing. Fresh cherry-fruit nose leads to a sip of cherry, caramel, and toffee notes. Finishes as bitter-sweet chocolate. Amazing array of tastes. Delicious product. bobman006 (339) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2010
Bottle. Dark reddish brown with tight, attractive beige head. Aroma is earthy with caramel, peat, tobacco, and spice. Flavors of caramel, toffee, roasted nuts, tobacco, peat, toast, pine, apple, and spice. Medium body with creamy mouthfeel and light,sparkly carbonation. Impressive and inspiring.