RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Medium-heavy body, medium caramel, malt forward. Mahogany. Mild ale, Munich, dark crystal, wheat and chocolate malts. Centennial and Golding hops. Scottish ale yeast.

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Brigadier (3750) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2016
On tap at brewpub
Maybe South Street just saves their best experiences for the higher gravity beers but from here on out the flight became much more interesting. Skip right to this part of the menu when doing a flight if you are pressed for time.

Aroma / Appearance - A reddish mahogany base rests below a layer of crisp white film. Caramel, red vines, and malt forward Hershey’s kisses invite one to savor the moment. The only oddity is the slight hint of a balloon just prior to being inflated at the local party store.

Flavor / Palate - Red vines dipped in peanut butter refresh the palate. Nutella carries to a clean well rounded finish that slowly warms the palate. This might not be a remarkable old ale. However it offers enough depth to make it a solid winter warmer.

GenDV138 (7699) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Draft at South Street. Clear golden brown with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, light toast. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, malt, light booze, oak. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

Travlr (26075) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Draft at the source. Deep amber briwn color, tan head. Aroma of toasted. Taste is burnt butterscotch. Decent.

jackl (8423) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Keg @ Sputh Street. Deep Amber pour with a small head. Aroma of roasted nuts, caramel, peanut brittle. Estery. Taste is slightly acidic. Chocolate. Caramel. Medium body, soft carbonation.

Emeister84 (2580) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Berry, toffee, caramel, and nutty aromas. Clear ruby with well-retaining, white head. Lightly sweet, with nutty, toasty, and caramel flavors, and lightly bitter, with a touch of earthy hops. Medium bodied, low carbonation, and a clean finish.

blipp (9691) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Draft. Pours brown with an off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with light tasty malty notes. The flavor has light sweet malts, toffee, toast, and some light bitterness in the finish. Not bad.

radagast83 (8476) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Tap at brewery. Poured a dark ruby/brown color, off-white head. Aroma was sweet, slightly roasted malts, touch of earthy hops finish. Flavor is sweet, earthy, creamy, slight roasted and cocoa note. Not too hoppy, but quite an enjoyable brew.

decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Mahogany with tan head and lace. Light dried fruit aroma. Flat fruit, sweet roasted malt. Thin and fizzy but very drinkable.

CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2010
On tap at the brewpub: Clear copper orange with a stringy off-white head. Has a sweet toasty caramel nose with some light piny hop notes. Starts with good toasty caramel malty sweetness and a touch of light fruity complexity and earthy resiny bittering hops before a bittersweet finish. A pretty good brew that falls on the lighter side of old ales.

MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2009
(Sample Date: 1/17/2009 Source: Missing ) Sampler at the brewery. Malty vanilla aroma slightly vegetal. Clear very dark mahogany brown. Interesting combination. Malty and slightly vegetal.

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