KariCupcake (214) - Lenox, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Ugh! It smelled like vinegar... it tasted like vinegar but with a very very watery mouthfeel. Still better than any bud product tho. beerbill (3619) - Laurel, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2006
22 oz. bottle. I’ll give them credit, its not a typical brown ale. Has some positive notes and negative. Pours an opaque dark brown with a thin off-white head that was chased away in about 30 seconds. Aroma of coffee and bittersweet chocolate a definite plus. Sweet, nutty flavor is offset by a weird taste like wet cardboard. Thin, watery mouthfeel. Glad I shared this bottle with my wife, I don’t think I would have finished 22 oz. of this beer. Lubiere (13954) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 14, 2006
Reddish brown ale with a thin white head. Light sweet malt aroma, and sweetish malt in mouth, with nutty notes. A bit cloying for a brown, and light bodied. On tap at brewery , Feb. 10, 2006. GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2006
On tap at the pub....
Flavor:Nutty and watery...... Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 26, 2006
Pours brown with a light brown head. Smells of chocolate and nuts. Tastes nutty with some decent malt.
OldGrowth (3474) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2006
Bottle, from Ryan & Casey’s. Ok nose. Sweet. Little yeast at first, but that disappeared quick. Nutty, caramel, Milk chocolate. Tad hazy reddish brown color. Small head, minor lacing. Sweet malty flavor. Like aroma, Nutty chocolate. Medium body, creamy lite mouthfeel, Sweet malty finish. easy to drink brown. Seems to hit al the right marks for a brown, maybe I’m not a brown ale person mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2005
Bottle from the brewpub. Deep brown and clear in color with a nice tan head. Malty and caramel arom. Chocolate notes. Malty and caramel flavor. Chocolately. Finish is malty. Nice beer. MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2005
Bottle from the brewpub. Brown, clear, nice tan head. Malty carmel-chocolate aroma. Malty flavors, mostly carmel. Slight chocolate. Malty finish. Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Update, Dec 2012: My fave PP beer. Just the slightest hint of nuttiness, minimal bitterness, minimal sweetness, just a woodsy presence. Malty. Original from 2005: Not too nutty, nor sourish, as many browns can be. Earthy and delightful with just a hint of brown sugar and smoke, this is quaffable in the extreme. Nice creamy ring head lasts and really adds to the palate. Shared with my father in law in swelteringheat in Hatfield, MA. ericnixon (746) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 26, 2005
Dark brown beer with a head the completely dissapates. Somewhat smokey aroma. Roasted characteristics that remind me of a muted stout.