ajnepple (6824) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2017 Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 5, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This brown ale pours with a dark brown body with red tinting with little head or lacing. The aroma and flavor are slightly sweet, nutty and full of roasty notes, coffee and a litte cream. Medium to full bodied and smooth.
12 oz single bottle from Total Wine & More - Laguna Hills. Deep reddish brown appearance with a small, fluffy tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel, toffee, toasted malt, mild chocolate, mocha and light nutty malts. Similar flavor, adding a mild to moderate bitterness (earthy, roasty) and a mild to moderate malt sweetness. Medium body with slight dry feel and a balanced finish. Solid stuff overall. PugUglyBrewer (742) - - MAY 11, 2017
Pours a clean reddish brown witha sandy colored head of soft foam. Rich notes of toffee, carmel nougat, and mocha latte. A prominent nuttiness throughut. A very good brown ale that calls itself a porter. oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 16, 2017
Bottled. Deep brown colour with a beigeish brown foamy head. Nutty, mild chocolaty and quite floral and grassy aromas with some slight toasted malty notes. Flavour is chocolate, some nutty notes, mild floral and grassy bitterness along with some mild toffee too. tricksta_p (4866) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle from Beergium. Aroma is roasted malt, lots of nuts, coffee, mocha, some caramel and a touch of chocolate. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet and mildly bitter. Body is medium and slightly creamy. Very nice, lots of nuts and some coffee, with chocolate and a slightly creamy body. Smooth and drinkable. blackisle (2697) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2016
Bottle 12fl.oz. poured into shaker. Clear deep red brown, small frothy beige head, mostly lasting, light lacing; aroma dark malts, coffee, caramel, black berries; taste light heavy sweet and light bitter, malty, light toffee, light berries and cherries, bit tart; aftertaste follows taste, light spicy notes; light to medium body, watery texture, average carbonation; beyond date but drinkable.
Idiosynkrasie (7711) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 27, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear, dark crimson colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Nuttily, dark malty aroma, notes of Brazil nut, hints of hazelnut, a touch of nougat and flavoured coffee. Taste is dry, almost tart-ish, nuttily and roasty dark malty, subtle sweetness, a touch of red berries and cherry. BeerandBlues2 (13638) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 6, 2016
Draught at Plan 9 Alehouse. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy chocolate and toast malt, lightly roasted with earthy hops and dates. Flavor is heavy chocolate and toast malt, light char with dates, light earthy hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation. RedSox2004 (1928) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Medium brown with ruby red highlights, thin head and minimal lace. Aromas of coffee, bakers chocolate, nuts and toffee. Taste follow, with fresh coffee bitterness, semisweet chocolate and roasted malt. Touch of floral and earthy hops. Medium body, light carbonation, smooth mouthfeel and a very pleasant coffee/chocolate finish. __Rb81 (789) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours reddish brown with a small head. Aroma of roasted malts, light chocolate, red fruits, light nutty, hint of metal, mineral. Taste is moderate bitter, light sweet, light sour even, hint of metal, quite thin, dry finish, mineral aftertaste. Expected more. Borup (14945) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2016
Bottled. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, coffee, sweetness and a bitter finish.