Tmoney99 (15034) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2007
Bottle. Poured dark reddish brown with a large light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good caramel toasted tart fruit aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Good well balanced tart fruit malty flavor with a moderate smooth balanced finish of moderate duration. Good doppelbock. Lubiere (14182) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2010
A reddish copper bock with a thick moka head. A sweet caramel aroma, light vanilla, light boiled veggies. In mouth, a grainy sweet mashed malt, light, like unfermented worth, a bit cloying. Medium bodied. On tap at Afterwords Café, Feb. 2010. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2005
Clear garnet body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, raisin, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, raisin, caramel, some chocolate, light roast. Fairly clean medium-full body. Drake (14107) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 6, 2008
12 oz. bottle shared by Alraomon. Thanks Sean! Pours a cranberry color with a thin tan head. Very wheaty dark fruit aroma. Taste is bitter hops, bread, raisin, toffee and caramel. Full bodied, smooth and slightly tart. Dogbrick (13986) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Sample at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen in Crystal Lake, IL. The beer is a reddish-brown color with a medium thin tan head that dissipates slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet malt and toffee plus some fruit. Medium body with flavors of malt, dark fruit and a touch of hops. The finish is sweet with a lingering dark fruity aftertaste. Above average overall.
BeerandBlues2 (13870) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 21, 2006
Bottle from JHop. Pours a clear tawny with spare off-white head, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toffee, roasted), average hops (flowers, grass), light yeast (leaves) with notes of cassis, butter and brown sugar. Average duration, moderate sweetness and bitterness with heavy acidity. Medium bodied and alcoholic texture, fizzy and astringent. bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2006
(Bottle, Best Before July 27, 2006) Pours a mahogany body with a spare white head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, and light roastiness. Flavor of grape Gatorade, dark fruit, caramel, and mild hops. j12601 (13188) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap at Holy Smoke. Pours a clear caramel color with a thin white head. Light caramel, toast. Medium bodied, caramel and toast and a nice light sweetness. Gentle toast, soft finish, toast, caramel, and a gentle bitterness. Very nice session beer. hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2005
Poured a dark mahogany color with a smaller off white head. Subtle malty aromas. Tastes of bread, caramel, molasses, and toffee. Light alcohol in the finish. Sammy (12845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2007
Reddish brown with initial substantial foamy head. A malt work of art. Malty aroma and dark lager complex taste. Numbing on the tongue, dark fruit and very tasty. Very smooth and well done.