The beer pours a deep copper and amber, tinted blood red. There is about an inch of thick, foamy, light tan head. The aroma is citrusy, tangerines and blood orange, over a solid toasted, caramel malt base. The taste reverses the aromas, hitting the solid, strong malt first, with the citrus on the finish. The beer drinks smooth, full-bodied, but never even approaching heavy, with a tingle of carbonation. The finish is dry and moderately bitter.