Ed5388 (3255) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark Amber/red color with a small foamy khaki head. Aroma of toasted malt, light citrus, and herbal hops. Taste mimics the nose with some notes of cherry skins and grass.
raymow (1492) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap at the brewpub in Yardley - slightly sweet aroma. Malty flavor. Nice brownish color. A very good bitter.
gripweed57 (1433) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at brewery. Reddish brown with a brief beige head. Caramel malt nose is slightly fragrant with floral hop notes. More caramel malt in palate. Spicy hops in mid taste. Well balanced and drinkable.
jtclockwork (15426) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours reddish brown - white head. Nose/taste of coffee, tea, caramel and tea biscuit - lighter medium body.
UDBeernut (2803) - Earth & Jacksonville (weekends), Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On nitro at the brewry. Pours a deep mahogany, off white head. Nose has some flowers. Taste is toasted malt, light flowers, balanced sweetness/bitterness. Medium body.
justintcoons (4) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2012 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured into a tulip pint. Cask.
Brownish amber with 1 finger of head and good retention. Slightly hazy with low carbonation.
Biscuit, caramel and a light fruitiness.
Biscuits, caramel and lightly toasted bread. Has a light fruity character reminiscent of cantaloupe. Light touches of brown sugar, chocolate and honey.
Light-medium bodied, soft and smooth.
This was my second beer at Vault after the Sweet Potato Ale and this is another winner. Tasty, balanced and an all around solid ESB.