badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 27, 2008
On tap pp. Dark copper with no head. Sweet aroma. Buttery caramel taste with hops in the finish. kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Draft @ Pizza Port - Carlsbad, labeled as "Reed’s Wee Heavy." Pours a dark, clear reddish-brown color; light-tan head with solid fine-bubbled lacing. Good amounts of red fruits, dried dark fruits, and brown sugar; dense, reserved sweetness. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: chewy, dense dried dark fruits, brown sugar, and caramel upfront; reasonably reserved sweetness; decent, slightly warming scotch ale with a solid core. Lengthy finish: dried fruit, brown sugar, and chewy dark malts; reasonably sweet. doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 19, 2008
On-tap at PP C’Bad. Pours brown with burgundy highlights , thin offwhite head, specks of lace. Smells caramelly sweet and dark red fruity with some hops and some alcohol. Tastes malty and dark fruity sweet, raisins, with some warming alcohol. Dishwater through the middle with a nice malty sweet finish and some slight hop spice. Medium body, vibrant carbonation.