This beer poured with a small, not quite tan colored head. Beer color is a reddish brown, somewhat cloudy with sediment of various sizes floating in the glass. The aroma has a good amount of cocoa, with some caramel and a hint of the higher alcohol. Medium bodied. The taste has caramel, roasted malt, a citrusy/piney bitterness, spice. There is a definite boozy quality. Slightly dry finish. Leaves a little bitterness on the tongue.