BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Pours a clear amber, from a bottle. Creamy off white head. Aroma is caramel malt and wet card board. Taste is slightly bitter with slight caramel. Medium bodied. This is a very nice and smooth drinking beer. rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Midtown Liquor) Tulsa, OK.jake65 (3592) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Cloudy dark red colour with a tiny tan head.
Floral hops, sweetness, mild bitterness and malt in the aroma.
The flavour is bitter hoppy. Dark hops, strong bitterness and sweet maltiness. Strongly hopped ESB if not IPA... I guess...
Bottle: Pours a muddy caramel orange color with a small beige head. Faint aroma is seemingly faded florals... taste is rather mild too. Ever so slight floral bitters and modest citrus. Light bready malt. The theme here is mild... Art (3217) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a murky brownish orange with a quickly diminishing head. Looks kinda gross actually. The aroma has some hops but majority is malts. Taste is malty sweet in the front and bitter at the end. Oily texture. popery (2170) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Pours a darkened amber color, a nice, heavy wood tone. Quite cloudy. I can just see the shadows of my fingers through the full glass. The head is cream-colored and creamy. It’s a medium-thick blanket of foam that sticks on top of the beer for a good long time. Solid lacing. A doughy, rich malt flavor comes out as the strongest note in the aroma. There’s also a good dose of caramel and some light, earthy hops. The hops make a stronger showing in the taste with a gentle bitterness and a mix of floral, earthy and grassy flavors with a touch of citrus peel. The beer is drier than expected, which is a pleasant surprise. It has a clean, rich malt character that steps aside to let the hops balance things out. Very easy to drink. Relatively low carbonation. Smooth, creamy feel. It manages to hit a rather British-y balance, which is generally hard to find among American takes on British ales. Good stuff.
jsquire (4420) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Murky amber color with a quickly disappearing off white head. Light nose with some green hop notes. This is a fruity ale with apple, grassy hops, some pine and grapefruit. Long bitter finish. This is a nice full flavored session beer. jkwood04 (5448) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 27, 2013
12oz bottle in a stem glass. Pours cloudy copper with a lacy, cream-colored head. Aroma of caramel and pale malts plus some light, floral hops. Flavor the same, with a nice maltiness. Average texture. A pretty good beer for the style. nimbleprop (8278) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 4, 2013
12oz bottle pours a hazy garnet amber with some wispy, white head. Nose of malt, crackers, bread crust, yeast, some light orange zest. Flavor is very similar, mostly malt, bread, cracker, biscuit, some light orange. Clean finish. No surprises here, but well made. OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 17, 2013
A - Slightly brown amber color, 1 finger white head. Nice retention with spotted lacing throughout.
S - Toasted caramel, rich malt, dusty muted fruit,
T - Smooth bready malt with toffee note swimming throughout, earthy... and I mean earthy hops swim over the palate, a flirty sweetness plays with the creamy body. Hints of subtle fruit add acidity. The hops start earthy and perk up perfectly for the finale.
An incredibly silky feel. This beer is bursting with character, like it has a story to tell.
Serving type: cask
08-22-2010 deyholla (11486) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Sampled from the tap at rePUBlic. Pours a clear amber orange with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a combination of nuttiness and a bit of smoke and backing earthy grains. Flavor has notes of earthy grains and nuts but finish has a bit of a monkey note. A bit odd.