tykjen (182) - Florø, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Solid and malty without too much sweetness. Could have had some more malty dryness and smooth body.
Gr0ve (2134) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2007
2.4 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml can. Dark brown colour with a reddish brown hue. Clear. Tall fluffy light beige head. Crisp citrusy münchenermalt aroma. Medium-bodied. Light grainy flavours. Some hop bitterness with a drying hop sensation. Surprisingly thin. I remember this beer being much sweeter, so things seems to have changed. No roasted character at all. Distant caramel, but the lack of sweetness hides that well. Would be hard to identify this as a dark beer in a blind test.
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Brownish colour with a nice creamy moslty lasting head. Rich aroma of malts and caramel. Good beer.
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2006
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white mostly deminishing head. Brown colour. Moderate malty aroma. Slightly hoppy. Week flavor, short finish. Watery palate. Just beer, nothing else.
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2006
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
16 oz can. Pours a deep amber with a fizzy large bead head and a little lace. Nutty light stale malt, light toasted malts, oxidation and a bit metallic. Flavor has a lot more metal- steely- iron like light dry grain, crackery and papery oxidation. Lightly sweet and a bitter finish, but overall it is too old and metallic.
limalimamoli (52) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 18, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reddish to brown rich munich sweetness in the aroma and a taste to follow. Small hop flavor and smell. Could have more body
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2006 Bottle. Clear reddish-brown color. Small off-white head. Sweet caramel and coffee/mocca aroma. Flavor is toasted malts and caramel. Light hopped and medium bodied. Smooth mouthfeel. Aass have made this Münchener for nearly 150 years now... and the 2006 version is probably the most drinkable Norwegian-brewed "Bayer" at the moment.
radiomgb (2249) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from <a
href=http://www.meny.no/butikker/default.as target=blank>Meny in Oslo, Norway. Clear brown in colour, lasting beige coloured head, some nice lacing. The aroma was of bittersweet chocolate, very light molasses, light caramel malt roast, some licorice. The flavour was malty (chocolate, caramel/toffee), medium sweetness, small roast. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium body, medium/high carbonation. Finishes with a light bitterness, dry at the very end. Not bad just not really interesting.
Furseth (1955) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle , tested 4/6-05.
Dark red body, with a nice big foam.Aroma of sweet maltynes and coffee.Medim body with a medium nice bitter finish.
This beer is best on cask.
larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep dark red body, smallish creamy offwhite head. Slightly acidic, spicy aroma. Cinnamon? Pepper? Lovely, deep, sweetish malty cinnamon taste with roasty cinnamon aftertaste. Quite complex. Roasty pepper taste lingers. An excellent bayer! Easily the best in Norway. (0.5l on tap.)