rumproasts (5588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014 Stevesie (336) - - JAN 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Single bottle. Nice amber color, lots of head. Good balance and nice flavor. Exceeded expectations.
bottle. Amber with small head. Medium caramel malt body. Light hops. Very average amber.
Headbanger (4020) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2011
12oz bottle 12/8/11 (Jack’s Mountain Home)-46° in English Pint-Pours a medium to dark amber with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, toffee, and bread. Taste of the same with a bit of hops coming through. This medium bodied brew is not bad. dwyerpg (6378) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Wow! Smells like freshly mowed grass, yet still good. This is good. A bit malty, but some late hops and a hint of caramel are nice. Could drink this one again. RasterMaster (258) - , Oklahoma, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Orange-amber pour into a thick, pillowy cream-colored head that slowly dissipates into melting lacing as carbonated bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass into a lingering layer of foam. Aroma of spruce, sweet nutty caramel, malty citrus, and yeasty biscuit. Initial flavor of roasted nuts and chocolate that fades into a lemony, citrusy finish.
Terminus (3711) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 13, 2011
bottle-pours deep copper hazy with a small fizzy white head. pretty boring looking. nose is bready, sweet and a little nuty and a little catty hops. flavors are nutty malt and quite a bit of ozidization. WTF is going on here? not good and deifnately pass this one! ben4321 (6677) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Location: 12 oz bottle from Colonial Wine and Spirits, 6/8/11, as Choc Pietro Piegari
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2011
Aroma: The aroma is caramel, hints of fruit and floral hops, and touches of honey and nuts
Appearance: It pours a caramel-brown color with a creamy beige head and some lacing
Flavor: The taste is light to medium sweet with some slight tartness to the finish
Palate: The body is pretty creamy, light-medium, with fairly soft carbonation, and fairly long duration
Overall, this was a pretty unexciting amber ale. Not a lot going on here, just a half decent beer. Really, this was basically just an average beer all-around.
Bottle courtesy of a generous trader. Poured into a Hill Farmstead wine glass.
Body is a moderate amber with a bit of haze. There is a huge off white head with a strong amount of lacing. The nose is a bit off with some cardboard and odd fruit plus a bit of bread and toast. The flavor goes far downhill with a bitter metallic bite and some cardboard. Weird tannic character as well. Mild bread, but that’s about all that is there that should be there. Feel is a bit thin and metallic. Not a fan of this one at all.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 03-15-2011 BVery (11241) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle. Orange/amber pour with some haziness when held up to light. Nice big mostly-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is pleasant - toasted malts, caramel, and nuts. Flavor is a bit less interesting - a little thin and semi-metallic, definitely malt, but the aroma of the caramel & nuts doesn’t translate well to the flavor. Onionkid (376) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle. An amber pour with a beige head. Aroma of nuts and chocolate. Has a sweet taste to it of chocolate and toffee. Finished decent enough, with a bit of a tart bite to it. I kind of think the same thing as their label says, oh, it’s "another Choc Brew". Yea, exactly. Just, "another middle-of-the-road, so-so beer." Not bad though!