jcwattsrugger (11317) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-white-amber. A-raost-med malt, fruit. T-roast-med malt, nutty, some fruit. hops.
Ratman197 (10546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness and light fruitiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, earthiness and light cocoa with a smooth lingering caramel finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10447) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy/hazy brown with a medium, frothy light beige head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is plastic, green apple (acetaldehyde), lightly toasted malt, nutty malt, and dates. Flavor is lightly tart dark fruits, light roasted malt notes with some diacetyl, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
jtclockwork (9992) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Blipp’s surprise tasting. Pours dark brown. Small off white head. Nose and taste of lightly roasted barley and malt, caramel and sweet malt. Medium body.
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Holiday Inn Iowa City picked up @ John’s Grocery. Pours a bit hazy burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Big caramel, a touch herbal/woody, light toffee, toasty malty aroma. A bit thin. Slightly fruity, mild caramel, a bit nutty flavor. Alright.
crossovert (8497) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
This one didn’t deliver for me. I love dunkels and spent a few months living in Munich, but this was a step under.
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 fl oz bottle. From Iowa. A big thank you goes to John M.
Clear amber colour with a small white head.
Sweet malt aroma with mild bitterness.
The flavour is hops, mild bitterness, lots of sweetness and toasted malt.
Nothing really wrong with this one.
BVery (7383) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Copper amber pour with a smaller off white head. Caramel, bread, a bit earthy, and just a touch of hop. Not bad.
Ferris (6583) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft - Toffee and toasted malts. Deep copper with a nice beige head. Toffee and toast. Well done.
drowland (6576) - Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at a wedding, June 2014. Orange amber pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Malty aroma, caramel, doughy, earthy, mildly floral. Okay flavor, malty, caramel, a bit of nuttiness, toasty. Not bad. Seems I got a good sample.