rougeau13 (1765) - Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep clear copper with a beige head. Aroma of bacon, woodsmoke, and caramel. Tastes like caramel and smoked bacon. Medium-full bodied and pretty smooth.
Rrauth (895) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
from beerlicious iphone app: burnt smoke. amber and hazy with frothy white head medium sour to heavy bitter. salty full creamy with avg carb
Dermi (560) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl, bottled. Pours clear ruby with a white head. Aroma: Wood smoke, oak, malt. Taste: Sweet, slight umami. Some bitterness. Minimal notes of hay. Some licorice. Palate: Near medium body, slick. Good smoked lager. Alcohol is well hidden.
Unde (200) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep red colour with light head on top. Interesting smoke aroma, you can feel the oak in there. Underneath the smokiness there is sweet malt body. Taste is rather sweet, some toffee and of course lots and lots of smoke. Pretty elegant beer, but as always with smoked beer its a bit one-dimensional, but hell if it’s this good who cares!
al53 (29) - FINLAND - NOV 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Dark amber colour, good looking. Very minimal head that also fades fast.
Sweet smoky tar, ham and bacon on aroma.
Taste is very sweet, tar, mild smoke and meat. Alcohol comes through a little.
For me, palate is weakest link here, this needs bit fuller body and more carbonation, i.e. more character.
I have tasted two different batches from bottle, and one from tap, and have to say that I was expecting little bit more from "Eiche", maybe the expectations were just too high. Good beer but I prefer Urbock.
Andy_ (385) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Reddish orange clear beer with little white head. Aroma and flavor of smoked ham. Also has tar sugary sweet taste. Thick and oily palate with low carbonation. Pretty enjoyable but one-dimensional.
Beerheart65 (796) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 9, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep clear ruby / amber color, nice creamy off-white head that stays ok and leaves lacing also. Strong smoky aroma is pure and nuanced, malt and hops mostly stay under smoky aromas, tar and sea come to mind. Good palate, full and round, oily, soft carbonation, great smoky flavor stays to long finish, roasted bitterness. Liked this a lot, smoky aroma and flavor done as well as I imagine it can be done, great.
mjs (3994) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BBE 04/2014, from Alko, 20131108) The beer poured brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and almost white. Aroma had smoke, smoked ham, grilled sausage and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were smoke, tar, smoked ham, grilled sausage, malts, mildly molasses, grass and low bitterness. Aftertaste was smoky and bitter. A very smoky brew. The smokiness actually hid the rest of the beer too much.
VastActiv (1561) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0.5 at home. BBE 4/2014. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Smoke, tar, wood, some sweetness and malts.
ration (1839) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
081113. Bottle at home. Pours clear dark copper with a disappearing head. Aroma smoke, oak, Smoaky smooth taste. Very awesome. Not Bad.