Ferris (15336) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
Draft - Light toasted malts. Deep mahogany with a rich beige head. Toasted malts and toffee. Really flavorful and easy drinking. Sammy (12210) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2006
chocolate brown with malt extract. Malt aroma. Actually drinkable though on the sweet side. A step up from root beer, though less carbonated and more synthetic. A drop of roast and chocolate. Second best brew in their lineup. Light mouthfeel.
jercraigs (10374) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2007 June 2007. Draft at the brewpub. Very dark brown body with a small tan head. (3+) Sweet dark malt aroma with mild roast and light notes of watery coffee. (7+) Sweet roasty malt flavour with varying notes of mocha and dark bitter chocolate, muted toffee and an interesting melange of all of these that lingers in the aftertaste. (7+) Average palate could be more robust but is fitting for the English style. This was in great shape today - very nice. 7+/3+/7+/3/15-16 - 3.7
<P>Feb 2004 re-rate, Dark ruby brown with a nice beige head. Malty slightly fruity flavour with a bit of roasty mocha. Lighter bodied than expected but still a nice mouth feel. Not much aroma which was surprising. Probably their best beer. 5/4/7/3/14 - 3.3
Jan 2001: Had this on it’s own and in the Beer Float. Nice dark brown ale. Fairly sweet and malty. This was my favourite of their beers. JoeMcPhee (9427) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
Deep brown pour with a creamy tan head. The nose is cocoaish and chocolatey with a touch of earthiness as well. Nice toasty malt with a touch of herbal/cocoaish malt. A little bit of lingering bitterness. Solid brown ale.
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UPDATED: APR 6, 2008 [356-20070623] Tap @ Barley Works (Waterloo, ON). Roasty malty aroma has caramel background. Clear, dark brown red body with a medium-lasting foamy light tan head. Sweet and lightly meaty flavour has toasty roasty smokey malt notes. Medium body has nice smoothness. Refreshing! Really enjoyable, one of their better brews. (8/4/8/3/16) 3.9
blankboy (7689) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2009
[1092C-20080211] Tap @ Lion brewpub (Waterloo, ON). Grainy bread aroma has a bit of sweet malt. Clear, dark amber brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Sour yeasty grains flavour has a long aftertaste. Medium body. Really interesting texture. (7/4/7/3/15) 3.6
Draught at the brewpub. Pours a deep amber with a spare creamy tan head. Aroma’s sweet, a bit sour and lightly roasty. Watery flavour is also a bit sour (is it off?), lightly roasted and with some fruit. Average bodied. Just passable. Radek Kliber (7363) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Where and how: on tap at brewpub HogTownHarry (6925) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2009
Aroma mild roast, slightly nutty hints, accented by chocolate and toasted barley.
Top: neatly contrasting cap.
Base: dark brown.
Palate : soft bodied, fine carbonation.
Taste: mild, easy going pub ale. Quiet old school in approach.
Draught. At the brewpub. This is on tap, so it can’t be OLD, but ... read on. Deep clear mahogany pour, with a smallish creamy beige head (4-). Oddly sour caramel malt/grain aroma, a touch herbal, even a hint of dry cocoa. Taste - weirdly sour, grapeseed, dry oak and lemon juice sour, a bit like those oxidized old Gales corked bottles - but this is TAP; some coffee ground acidity and green herbal (almost mint) bitterness under the unpleasant sourness. Average-bodied, astringent/acidic mouthfeel, very weakly carbonated, with a thin, dry lemon-sour aftertaste - it wasn’t horrid, but I think without the dry tartness it might be solid. (not boozy at all, but also, not very roasty either). CapFlu (5127) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2003
(Draught) Large white head and a copper body. Slight hop nose. Flavour of hops with mild malt. Average. Crit (4011) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2003
Black with lasting tan head.Decent malt nose. Medium bodied malt profile.