jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Pours a light mahogany/copper with good sized tan/white foam. Nose is yeast and malt. Nice and creamy on the palate, the taste is fairly mild of lightly roasted malt, a hint of carmel and a light touch of hops. Very pleasant quaffable brew that pairs well with roast beef on sourdough. Ratman197 (15468) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Clear bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aroma of carmel and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel and light fruittiness with a crisp carmel finish. felsenpils (183) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 29, 2012
Light brown color, very little aroma. It is very hard to taste the dark malt. cubs (10721) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2012
Appears to be a cheap adjunct beer with very little dark beer character.
Another disappointment from Shell´s.
Bottle in hotel room, picked up at a Hy-Vee in Lincoln, NE. Clear bottle = classy x10. A bit hazy, light brown appearance with a cream head. A bit nutty, light toffee, skunky, fairly shitty aroma. Pretty shitty, very very metallic, nutty, toffee, bland flavor. Each sip is like licking a 9v battery. Wowza. doubelknv3 (1093) - Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Caramel and roast aroma. Copper/red with sticking white head. Sweet malt and caramel flavours. Ok balance, but malt dominant
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Dark amber with thin off-white head. Faint sweet malt aroma. Fairly sweet taste, mostly caramel malt. Very faint citrus hop finish. Just OK. madvike (3303) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Clear (!) bottle - Pours clear amber with some reddish highlights. Foamy light tan head. Nose has a little metal and some sugary sweetness to it. Creamed corn and whole wheat bread. Taste is bland, with a light bready sweetness. Hints of raisins and other vague dark fruit. Just a touch of herbal hops on the finish. Pretty boring, but a six pack of these could go down mighty quick if the sweetness didn’t get to you first. queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle. Weak malt aroma. Light brown with a small beige head. Malt kind of like stale bread. Pretty gross, but I’ve actually had worse. jcwattsrugger (12550) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2012
12oz bottle-pours copper with a tight light tan head. Aroma is sweet medium malt-caramel, 2nd earthy/spice. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, dark fruit-plum/cherry, 2nd earthy/spice hops. Macro-ish. beaz1591 (238) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Pours a dark copper brown with minimal head. Smells of sweet malts. Taste is a medium sweet malt flavor with a hint of corn. Smooth clean finish.