nielsedd (79) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Mason lounge. Pours dark brown with thin beige head. Smells of toffee and malt. Tones of toffee, coffee, chocolate, and dark fruits in the taste. Excellent beer.
jackl (7561) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg @ O’so. Deep brown with a small head. Some smoke on the nose. Dark cocoa. Coffee. Flavor is similar. Rich and thick. Sweet chocolate and earthy roast. Some smoke. Full body, oily.
nuplastikk (6085) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Old Fashioned. Deep red-brown-black body. Thin, off-white head. Mellow, malty aroma. Big and sweet, odd amber chocolate flavors. Not much depth or hop character. has no finesse, no Scottish feel other than a lack of hop. Boring.
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Stubby’s as rate #3200. Dark brown with a creamy brown head. Aroma of toffee, malt and mild peaty/smokiness. Sweet and malty for sure with chocolate, toffee caramel and mild coffee.
madvike (3230) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap - Black pour with a thin off white head. Nose isn’t that pungent. A little soured malt, ricj and sweet malt. Caramel malt, light roast, a touch of smoke, and some coffee bitterness. Velvet in the mouth...very solid.
Lubiere (13519) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A hazed reddish brown ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet peated caramel with light vinous, licorice and grass. In mouth, a nice smooth grassy and fruity malt with molasses, dubbel-like, alcohol warmth. On tap at Istmus Beer and Cheese Fest, Jan 19 2012.