Goodgrief (2072) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Red amber color, no head. Fruity aroma. Apple-like flavors dominate this with a candied sugar presence. Some spicy tang at the end. Just ok. decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 9, 2010
Deep copper pour with light white head and lace. Dried fruit aroma, large fruity maltiness, and bread on the nose. The taste follows the aroma followed by a medium bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Hank1980 (966) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Tap from brewpub. Appearance is a muddy dark brown with a thick tan head. Nose is lightly hopped with some spice. Taste is on the malty side, with some nut, spice, and sweet notes. Finish is smooth and not very bitter. The mouth is moderate. No evidence of the higher than average ABV. Overall, a decent, though not overly exciting brew. goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2009
HB thanks to KP. Poured a mostly clear amber color with a small off-white head. Dark fruit aroma with a light doughy component. Caramel malt flavor with some notes of dry old raisins on the finish. Light to medium body with a light mouthfeel as the finish. jcwattsrugger (12559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2010 on tap-pours no head and copper color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-toffee. Taste is sweet medium malt-toffee/cocoa, some earthy hops. Soft carbonation.
CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 16, 2008
Hand-bottle thanks to kp: Pours a transparent copper orange with a thin ring of off-white head. Aroma of sweet toasty dark caramel malt and some noble hops. Body starts with decent fullness and sweet chewy bready malts with some light fruity character and a touch of peppery clove before a lightly bitter finish. A pretty good bock, but it certainly doesn’t seem to be 11% abv. kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Date: 10/05/2008Cybercat (6342) - Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Appearance: clear dark ruby red, big beige head, lots of scattered lace,
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma, light pepery alcohol, touch of bready munich character, light earthyness,
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice caramel sweetness, touch of toffee, dark caramel is well balanced by a light earthyness leavng it mostly dry, light bitter finish,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
This special beer is brewed to benefit the homeless in Atlanta - for every pint sold, Max Lager’s donates 50 cents to a local homeless shelter.
Pours a semi-transparent dark mahogany with a thick ecru head. Aroma is rich and hoppy with subtle spice hints. Thick flavor is surprisingly more malty than hoppy and has touches of spice as well as earthy and nutty undertones. Texture is fairly smooth, and aftertaste is nutty and slightly hop-bitter.