raymow (1860) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Pretty good - but tastes a bit more like a porter than a nut brown. More roasted and chocolatey than most nut browns - all in all, though, it’s pretty good. Drew (2470) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2004
Dark red/brown with short head and average lacing. Aroma is malt, some fruit and nuts. Taste is nutty and sweet fruits, lightly sour. Ends up chalky up front and sticky sweet towards the back. robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 17, 2004
Medium Brown Coloring With No Head. Small White Ring. Malty Aroma. Little Nutty...with Some Roasts.. Little Carbonated..but Overall.. A Very Decent Brown! humulus (339) - Salem, Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2004
Nice and dark with dense head. Aroma with walnut and molasses. Flavor of whooper malt balls, hazelnut and sorgham. A little chaulky, which I look for in a brown. Pretty good. kungus (15) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 8, 2004
Pleasant aroma and an enticing appearance, but the body is just not full enough for me. It went down real easy, but it didn’t really catch my attention. Certainly above average Brown Ale though.
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 3, 2004
Brown in color,transparent in spots, with a full, fizzy, creamy, dun-colored head.
Aroma: nuts and drizzles of spice, earthy, bits of coffee.
Taste: smooth, non-troubling, goes down easy with not much to get in it’s way.
Rich, earthy, coffee-ish, but not too full or forward, either.
A terribly average-tasting brown ale, but, once in a while, that’s okay, right?
Eh....sorry, i can’t do better, but this is pretty run o’ the mill.
oldno7 (137) - Spokane, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2004
Pours dark brown with a very thin head that is a creamy tan in color. The aroma reminded me of caramel and pecan with a Nutty flavor. All in all it was a very good beer. NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2005 november 1st, 05 re-rate.
Has an odd smell that reminds me of old fabric or blankets put away for the winter-not musty, but definitely not fresh. Cola brown with a fast fading head. Spicy, caramel malt and cola combo in the fore. Gets nutty in the middle and that flavor lingers into the finish. Could be a touch thicker.
OldGrowth (3665) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2004
Bottle at the Freakin Frog. Ok nose, Lite chocolate, coffee,roasty. Little seltzer. Dark orange brown color. Small head that faded. Bitter flavors, like the aroma, roasty mealy. Narrow focus. Thin body, Bitter dry finish. Easy drinkin brew, though the mealy thing might turn some people off. Eyedrinkale (3235) - Astoria, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2004
I don’t often drink bombers solo, but I had a chance to spend some time with this 22 oz bomber. Poured auburn with medium head that left a 1/2" throughout. Plenty of lacing all the way through. Aromas mostly of caramel and light vanilla. I originally wanted to experiment and have this beer 2 years after I bought it so it’s no wonder it’s not as hoppy as what I remember. No worries though, as it still maintained it’s integrity. The taste is woody with lots of nuts, not too sweet and oh so good. I find chocolate scattered everywhere, like an Easter egg hunt. I like the toasty flavor.