beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 1, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a clear brown color with a ring of white lace. Aroma of boiled vegetables, malt and sweetness. Ordinary flavor of malt, sweetness and boiled vegetables. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.
jfb (3464) - GERMANY - JUN 11, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) pours a dark ruby colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of dark grainy toasted malts with a hint of coffee and dark chocolate. flavour is quite the same, dry toasted grain being most prominent. medium body and carbonation.
gam (3066) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2010
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Biege head dark red brown pour caramel vanilla aromas flavour vanilla caramel some chocolate mild bitter toffee mildness slightly weak flavours finish mild tasting swartz not much aftertaste
bluevegie (3042) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Deep dark red body with off white head. Some notes of caramel late in the aroma, mainly notice the grainy notes in the taste.
Grzesiek79 (2969) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
rotten eggs, leaves, citrus, chocolate, coffee, nuts, brown, cloudy, white foam, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, full body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,
zvikar (2835) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Pours clear brown with a small head, aroma is roasted with chocolate and chemical notes, flavor is roasted with chocolate and hop bitterness, medium bodied.
Arve_Christian (2743) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog Gdansk Easter 2010 Bottle at Degustatornia Dom Piwa
Dark color, ok foam
Mediumbody & complexity
Enjoyable ( and impressive in Poland)
pivo (2542) - GERMANY - AUG 8, 2004
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Toasted malt nose, clear dark brown with a sticky tan head. Warm round chocolate and caramelly flavors balanced by a light hoppying. Good balace and a solid simple dark lager.
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (BB Sep 06). Deep mahogany colour. Toasty, roasty, fruity caramel and some smooth malts. Fullish, with carbonation pulling it down, but refreshing body not too sweet with glimpses of hop in the finish. Some slight charred edges to the roast flavours. Tasty.
asheft (2445) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
[bottle from Galerie Pivni]
Dark orange-brown, clear, fizzy, clingy, little islandy patches of white. Plenty of toasted malt fills the nose combined with even some smokiness and a nice sour, burnt aroma. Limited hops aroma. Sweet and smooth coffee malt flavour with significant bitterness which lasts in conjunction with the coffee flavour throughout. Notes of mint. Medium body, a bit mouth coating, moderate carbonation.