Travlr (23609) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle courtesy of watson1977, thanks! Clear dark amber color, large fluffy white head. Aroma of caramel and pine. Taste is pine resin and brown sugar.
argo0 (14012) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Clear dark amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some orange, bread, light pine, lime. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some grape, orange, light bread. Smooth medium body, some resin.
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours clear tawny with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is pine, resin, and spruce hops with biscuit and cookie malt and fruity esters. Flavor is heavy hops and medium bitterness, sweet malt and fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
crossovert (12255) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Looks like bottle is a few months old. Hops are faded, yeasty notes, old malt.
hopdog (12102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Poured an amber color with a very large sized off white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, and floral hops. Tastes of citrus, fruity, pine, and earthy.
DocLock (10458) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy mahogany with frothy off-white head. Nose is heavy resiny hops, vinous fruit, tangerine. Tastes rich, astringent, resiny hoppy, with finishing tangerine, pineapple, and vinous fruit. This one is up there at, O estimate 100 IBUs, and is complex and delicious.
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
355mL thanks to watson1977. Pours a very deep black tea, medium tan head. Medium tan head. Spotty lace. Nose is cheesy, sticky strawberry candies, spicy tea leaves. Taste is cheesy, tannic, spicy. Palate is tea tannic, a bit spicy. Small booziness.
nimbleprop (8076) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Birch and Barley. Pours a deep amber with some cloudy white head. Nose is tropical fruit, a little bubblegum, some pine tar, lemon. Next to the DC Brau For Others, this didn’t stand up. Flavor is malty, sweet, some orange, some grapefruit. Full bodied, bitter finish. Good, but far from transcendent.
Ernesto987 (5876) - Arizona, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Big thanks to drunkdietictian. Big hop flavors, malty and strong, good hop flavors
sonnycheeba (5842) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours clear brown/copper with thin, creamy off-white head; decent retention and some lacing. Aroma is figs, earthy and grassy hops, caramel and bread malts, pine, spice, and dates. Flavor is balanced sweet malts and hops (light bitterness) with some fruit esters towards the end; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.