rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Copper/golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty bready aroma with some spices, bready and with some tea. Malty bready flavor, some spices. Thin and not very interesting.
jtclockwork (15759) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours light amber with an off white head. Nose and taste of barley, malt and light nuts. Hints of caramel. Plain but drinkable. Light to medium body.
Tmoney99 (14102) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate sweet toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of average duration. Goes well with spicy food.
argo0 (13886) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Provisions beerfest, 12oz bottle. Medium beige head atop crystal clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, toast, some spice, raisin. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some spice, toast, light raisin. Light-medium body, low carbonation.
djd07 (13517) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear copper with a small frothy white head that quickly diminishes to nothing. The aroma is a wet doughy malt and caramel. Thin mouthfeel with a toasty malt and caramel with a nice earthy finish. Easy to drink, a decent vienna from Magic Hat.
Lubiere (13417) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A golden amber marzen with a thin creamy white head. In aroma, nice smooth malt with light cinnamon notes. In mouth, a nice crisp malt with cinnamon hearts and some sweet caramel, fruity esters, quite nice. On tap at brewery, July 18 2010.
Drake (13259) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 20, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle from the Fall sampler. Pours a clear amber color with a medium fizzy tan head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel, a bit of grain and a grassy hop finish. The taste is caramel, toasted malts, grassy hops and a faint bit of green apple. Thin-medium bodied. Decent.
bu11zeye (13011) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of florals, caramel, and taffy. Flavor of taffy, grass, caramel, spoiled carrots, and nuts.
BeerandBlues2 (12760) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 4, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy cream colored head with low retention and light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (toffee, caramel, nutty), light hops (herbal), light esters (dried fruit) with notes of smoke. Flavor is heavy malt (caramel, toffee, nutty), light hops (earthy), light esters (dried fruit) with notes of smoke, plum, and brown sugar. Medium body, carbonation, and creaminess, light warmth with a medium sweet finish.
Dogbrick (12471) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2010 Sample at Barley’s Smokehouse. The beer is a clear orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes to an outer ring quickly. Spotty lacing. Mild hops and toasted malt aroma. Light to medium body with flavors of sweet malt, hops and touches of fruit. The finish is caramel malt with a sweet aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.