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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
If it gets cold, it gets arsecold at Astra: The new, darker winter beer is here! Full-bodied with fine roast malt notes and 5.9% Alcohol. Hint: Also at deepest temperatures - arsecold serving!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3601) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2015
This stuff is better than suffering the through the end of days. It is an amber colored lager w/ a small white head of fine bubbles. It has a good bit of earthy hops that are balanced by caramel malts. It’s not too sweet but pretty full bodied w/ vigorous carbonation. It struck me as pretty boring at first but seems to develop a bit as you drink it w/ the hops taking on a more lively floral character. It finishes dry w/ firm bitterness. This is overall a pretty damn decent beer, no off flavors and a balance of hops and malt. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vickey9 (825) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
Nose was a bit more promising than in case of rotlight, Yes a bit richer beer but still an average one. Like from german barrel, small carbon, light body, thin texture, Palatae a little bit with caramel or chicory, wood, hay. B@Berlin

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
lordsimmons (44) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2015
Quite terrible. It was beer. That’s all. Nothing to recommend about it. I will drink something else next time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (10015) - Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2014
33cl belgian-style stubby. "Ass cold". Amber pour, large, fizzy bubbles. Aroma is herbal hops, caramel, and some banana. Flavor is metallic, caramel, thin malt bill with caramel in the finish. No real hopiness in the flavor. It is dull bu not horrible.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5194) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
33cl Bottle, poured for me at the St Pauli (Reeperbahn) Christmas Market on 11th Dec 2014. Red or brown body, difficult to gauge in the dark with flashing decorations as your only light source. The head did not hang around long enough for me to discern it’s hue. The nose was weak, the beer very cold and highly carbonated, some fizzy fruitiness and a few roasted malty hints in both the aroma and taste, dry finish and a decent blend of flavours with the malt content overriding the hops all the way through the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (441) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - DEC 4, 2014
Raisins, caramel, herbs. Roasty flavour with a long, bitter finish. More than satisfying for the price.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
zvikar (4091) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 17, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks troubles. Pours bronze with a nice head, aroma of caramel, vanilla, diacetyl, toffee, flavor of carob, vanilla, caramel and malt acidity, light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear dark amber, no head. Aromas of candy sugar, nuts, light spice. Taste is more of the same, but sweet, and with a sticky finish. Not so great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (4853) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 9, 2014
(bottle) pours a clear copper colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of raisins, barnyard and earth, with a hint of herbal hops, twigs and marzipan. flavour is mostly raisins, roasted malts and alcohol, slightly cardboardy, with a light-bitter alcoholic finish. medium to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tomer (2425) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 31, 2014
At a tasting, thanks troubles, stable creamy head, clear very light brown, aroma of grain and waffle, nusty and yeasty notes and a a hint of nuts, flavour of butter, raisins, with something, musty,earthy and a hint of oxidation. Not good.

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