pdx77 (1717) - Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014 bpreo (2943) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2014
4.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Plank Town hosted the Springfield Strong Ale Festival yesterday which featured their own special selections, as well as beer from Eugene area breweries. It was a great experience. This beer was one of the best on tap.
On draught at 2014 LagerFest. Deep dark brown color. Aroma is grape juice, oak, and dark malt. Taste is molasses, grape juice, caramel, dark malt, and oak. Viscous mouthfeel, and sweet, dark finish. Salmoniform (1281) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - APR 16, 2014
Poured from tap to glass. Dark deep amber hue with off white head that lingered nicely. Aroma is roasted sweet malt, honey, candied sugar, caramel, banana. Mouthfeel is good with a medium body and nice carbonation. Taste is slightly sweet initially with a slight astringent bitterness following and a dry ethanol finish. Overall this is a decent Dopplebock but lacks the complexity and sweetness that is present in higher end examples. It is a bit too dry.