Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2012
Single can purchased from Zyn Liqour in Calgary, AB on 12/27/2011. Colour: A stunning dark brown with red hues and creamy off-white head of medium height. Nose: Melting cocoa is dominant, soft plum plays about, roasted red pepper, a dose of malt vinegar and the slightest hint of peanut butter. Absolutely awesome. Taste: Medium-light sweet, medium-light bitter, light sour. Pounds of roasted malt and coffee bean come forward. Soft caramel blankets the edges. Suttle burnt bitterness rounds things out. Fantastic stuff! patricks110 (2521) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 11, 2011
This is a very unique and tasty brew. The pour is a dark amber with a finger of beige head. Alot of lacing on the glass. The nose is has tons of toffee, biscuit and a surprising roasted note. A light winter spice of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and a light hop. The taste is quite similar with a big chocolate note and a great roasted malt, sweet toffee and biscuity malts in the middle. A light hop and light winter style spice. A slight presence of alcohol and a small aftertaste of spices. Overall, a great brew. zeek (194) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 29, 2010
Clear dark brown with small head. Aroma of roasted malts and sugar. Something else in aroma, hard to place, maybe the molasses. Bitter hops overcome slight sweetness in taste. VertBaconStrips (2392) - Blerkablerka, VENEZUELA - JUN 11, 2009
I have never tasted anything like this before - very unique indeed! Brown beer with a tiny ammount of off-white head that goes to a skim quickly. However, there was excellent lacing during the top half of the tasting. Where is the carbonation? Amora is of sweet roasted malts, a hint of cinnamon, nutmeg and some other mystery flavours. Light taste of alcohol too. Bizarre flavour that I can’t quite put my finger on - I like! What the hell is this thing? I did find a lot of roasted malts with some nutmeg and mild pepper and....well, I don’t really know. Medium bodied, ok swish and pretty smooth. Middle bitterness and finished sort of dry. A very suprising beer. Cirrhosis (1283) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 5, 2009
Brown body with slight orange showing through, good sized cap appeared during pour but vanished rather fast, a small skiff remained for the rest of the tasting and that skiff did leave so nice lacing behind. What the hell is this smell, I’ve never smelt a beer that even came close to this I swear I’m smelling cream cheese icing?!?!? Tangy, spicy, nutmeg wow is this ever a strange brew, so unique smelling, very nice. Sweet tasting dark malts go down very smooth, medium bodied and with good carbonation. Cinnamon, cream, and other mystery spices are abundant in this malty brew. Very drinkable and very unique, I can’t even begin to describe this beer because so different but still very good.
tiggmtl (4544) - East York, Ontario, CANADA - APR 13, 2009
Dark malts, sugary sweetness, some corn in the nose. Clear brown body is topped by a decent off white-tan head that recedes rather quickly to a partial cover and ring with some lacing. Brown sugar sweetness. is offset by dark malts with plenty of hop bitterness. Lasting toasted malts in the aftertaste. Medium body with quite strong carbonation that prickles the tongue and cheeks. Tulip glass. Cellar temperature. Can purchased at the BCLS at Hellsgate in Apr-09. georgekessel (68) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2008
Can: Purcahsed at 41st & Oat BCLBD. Pours a medium head that quickly fizzes down to a thin, tan head. Deep Orange-brown body. Delicious smells of toasted honey, spices and a sweet smell of hops. This year it tastes a bit more ’hoppy’ then two years ago. A tad watery but overall quite a nice winter ale. NOW ORGANIC WOO HOO mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2007
Pours a dark brown, with an inviting yet metallic malt aroma and a small creamy head with a bit of lace. Surprisingly substantial taste - not a huge dark malt taste, despite the colour, but definitely some light brown sugar and a LOT of hops. Thin but hoppy aftertaste. Despite the lack of maltiness, the body is not too watery (although it’s borderline) and the carbonation is more than adequate. What a surprising beer - the hops pack a wallop! There just isn’t quite enough malt to support the hops in this one - thin dark malting disappoint, but the hops are enticing. I will keep my eyes open for more Nelson beers. presario (4916) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2006
Dark copper but thin looking beer. Thick head is gone faster than you can write "Thick head". Thin aroma with roasted notes and caramel but a little stale or flat. Zesty light body. Similar to the aroma. Some dark spice and woody notes. A bit of a peppery woody finish is the best part of the beer. A little mild and thin of body for my liking. GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2006
Aroma:vanilla,brown sugar,light sour aroma...
Flavor:watery,light sour flavor,light vanilla and nutty flavor....