yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark orange with a small white to tan head. Aroma is phenolic and dense caramelish with an alcohol note. Dense malty and caramelish. Bitter and roasted malty. Dry finish. Lubiere (14151) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2009
A dark amber ale with a thin off white head. A pleasant vinous aroma with nutty notes, vanilla, plesant. In aroma, a good chunky malt with sustained British hops. Medium bodied. On tap at brewpub, Nov. 30 2008, with Sponge and Goldorak. j12601 (13099) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2011
On tap at the Blind Tiger. Pours a clear ruby brown with a thin white head. Caramel, light oxidization, toast. Toast, malt, and sweetness. Lightly boozy on the finish with more sweet malt and oxidization. jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2012
on tap-pours copper with a thin offwhite head. Aroma is medium malt-caramel, spice. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, spice hops, wood. JoeMcPhee (9549) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2009
Tap at the brewpub. Pale amber beer. The nose is a little bit sweet and malty. Softly sweet with a bit of soft sweet caramelly maltiness. Sort of a like a UK barleywine. There is a little bit of berryish character along with some lighter apricot notes. It’s kind of sweet with a light lingering fruitiness. There is a touch of leathery character on the back.
jredmond (8626) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2009
Draft at flatbread brewpub in vermont. Pours a dark brownish red body. Aroma is some alcohol and spice. Taste is spice, alcohol, well balanced. TaktikMTL (7967) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2006
Pinte dégustée chez American Flatbread (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Odeur de caramel et de sucré. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée rougeâtre. Aucun col et aucune dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de sucre d’orge (?) et de caramel. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. L’effervescence en bouche est moyenne. Présence de canelle en arrière goût. (Rating #446) AirForceHops (7796) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2013
6 oz. pour @ the brew pub. Deep garnet brown in a snifter. Not much head or lace. Nose is lots of caramel and a light fruit note. Malts are the main player and done well. The English malty taste is done correctly. In the finish it’s sweet with a light lingering fruitiness. The fruitiness is a product of a hop perhaps. I don’t know much about brewing English style ale. Not yet anyhow. None of the 6.8 ABV this batch was said to be. This brew was rather drinkable and enjoyable. CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 16, 2009
On tap in Feb 2008: Transparent dark copper pour has deep ruby hues and a fully-lacing froth of off-white head. Aroma of toasty nutty sweet caramel malt and some earthy hops. Body starts full and dark malty sweet with a lot of earthy bittering hops before a drier, toasty bitter finish. A little too bitter for the style, but still pretty drinkable. VastActiv (7592) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2016
Tap at American Flatbread, Burlington. Colour is clear brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Raisins, ripe fruits, some sweetness and malts.