marcus (10684) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 16, 2016
On tap at Final Gravity. Pours reddish brown with a thick tan head and a toffee aroma with a hint of chocolate. Thete is a medium-bodied smoked malt flavor with a moderately bitter finish. DSG (15237) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
[2/2/16] Draught at Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery in San Francisco. Dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of caramel, toast, some fruitiness, faint spiciness. Sweet flavor with caramel, toffee, fruitiness. Medium-bodied. mR_fr0g (13523) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2016
On tap at the Haigh Street brewpub. Thanks to Bobby. Clear ruby red / caramel brown coloured pour with a small cream head. Aroma is nice liquorice, red berry, nutty malts, red berry, light smoke and molasses. Flavour is composed of layered malts, nutty, liquorice, red berry, cranberry. Palate is sweet and malty with highish carbonation. Decent malty beer. Tinco (621) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2012
Brown hazy. Little brown head. Aroma is chocolate, fudge, caramel, raisins, bubblegum. Taste is maly, not as complex as aroma. Tastes "brown". Not too impressed but decent. brokensail (16648) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Murky dark amber in color with a finger of off-white head. Super sweet, very sugary, maybe some dark fruits. Raisins, light booze, heavy on the sugar and caramel. Just way too sweet.
BMan1113VR (7929) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2011 On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a deep brown body with a tan head. Aroma of molasses, cola, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Flavors of cola, brown sugar, nutmeg, estery with a sweet finish. Highly carbonated for the style. Not bad. joeneugs (6372) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 23, 2010
On tap at Blue Palms. Aromas are spicy, bready, cinnamon, cardamom. Hazy deep golden hued body with a minimal head. Aromas are of cinnamon, grainy, wheat, caramel, pine, persimmon, bitter. Drinkable for how crazy spicy it is. Lots of astringent, bitter spice though. Cinnamon sugar lasts.
On tap at toronado SF. Pours brown with an off white head. The aroma is a little simple with mostly caramel and plums. The flavor is fruity and a tad spicy with some sweet caramel, light butteriness, and a medium bitter finish. Nice little winter beer. badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Dark brown with a fizzy off white head. Mellow sweetness and molasses aroma and taste with alcohol evident in the finish. bb (9789) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 17, 2008
Draft. Blackish beer with a tan head. Caramel/toffee aroma with light roast. Nutty, caramel/toffee, roast coffee flavor with some spice. Medium body. Lingering spice, roast, light smoke, caramel, and pine way in the background. Not bad, but doesn;t fully meld. goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2008
Tap @ 2007 Strong Ale Fest. Poured a clear mahogany color with a small off-white head. The aroma some sweet chocolate notes and a light spice. Light roasted malt flavor with a medium body.