oh6gdx (25723) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Hazy orangeish amber colour with a mediumsized beige foamy head. Aroma is bready malts, some slight toffee, mild grass and herbal notes. Flavour is rather similar with a nice sweetish toasted malty finish. Crisp maltyness meeting some grassy and herbal notes.
Travlr (22476) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2014
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle at Crios. Clear amber color. Aroma of metallic caramel. Taste is similar. Not a fan.
Ratman197 (13892) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a clear copper with a small disapating white head. Aromas of straw, light carmel and light spice. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, light straw and spicy hops with a crisp malty finish.
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2002
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sweet caramel and molasses aroma. The taste ismostly caramel malt but also some earthy hoppiness. The palate is slightly watery.
Lubiere (13183) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2004
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
(on tap at brewery) Light brown with foamy white head. Light malt aroma. Sweet caramel with intense butterscotch/DMS and with very little hops in finish.
Drake (13148) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2008
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
12 oz. bottle from Whole Foods Charlottesville. Orangeish-brown pour with a small white head. Slightly earthy aroma of grain and caramel. Similar taste but with a VERY forward malt sensation. Medium body.
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Poured a darker and clear amber color wih a small sized head. Lighter aromas and tastes of bread, maybe some yeast, and malts. I struggled to pin this one down. Thinner body. Lightly sweet.
shrubber85 (10933) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 29, 2006
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Slightly sweet malt aroma. Medium amber color with small head. Malt and strong hops flavor - little sweetness. A surprisingly strong brew for Matt’s - a very nice beer.
daknole (10919) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 13, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Copper pour, white head. Aroma is perfumey, malty, honey, caramel. Flavor is a mix of florals and caramel malt, some aromatic honey and no hops to speak of. Average at best.
hopscotch (10761) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2003
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2003 Clear, deep amber lager. Small, frothy, off-white head.
Hearty and malty nose with an alcoholic and beefy punch.
Disappointing flavor. No real flavor to speak of. Slightly sweet.
Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation.