radagast83 (6786) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2016
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle at the March DC Tasting, provided to us by Travlr, from the local Russian Gourmet in Alexandria. Semi-clear dark brown colored pour. Aroma was huge skunky notes, lightly roasted malts, sweet malts. Mostly boring.
GenDV138 (5242) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Bottle at the DC March Tasting, thanks Travlr! Dark brown with beige head. Aromas of skunk, wheat, corn, light roast. Tastes of skunk, corn, roast, wheat. Light body with a dry finish.
Travlr (19903) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2016
0.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
Bottle from some Russian market near Rustico. Dark amber brown color. Aroma of medicinal paper. Taste is medicinal bunt rubber.
Vincent68 (677) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2015
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Fľaša 500 ml z 1. pivotéky v Nitre. Tmavá priehľadná farba, vysoká hustá karamelová pena, aróma karamelu a kávy. Stredná rezkosť, pražená káva a karamel. Trochu vodovč, holt je to desina, ale celkom ujde.
rayaron (1204) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 14, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sample. Deep red with small beige head. Sweetish aroma of prune and dried fruits with some graininess. Sweetish flavor with notes of prune and dried fruits, some herbs and some spiciness, semi-dry. Light carbonation, light to medium-bodied.
Bamsen78 (4810) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours hazy coffee brown with small off-white head. Clear aroma of caramel malt and yeast, with notes of roast and hops. Bitter, roasty onset, gradually replaced by sweetish notes of caramel malt, ending on a bitter, hoppy note. Roasty and estery afteraste. Medium to high carbonation. Drinkable although nothing really special.
MiP (15028) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, 3.8%. Fruity aroma. Clear almost black colour. Very small tan head. The flavour is roasted and fruity with a hint of dark caramel. Quite good for the ABV.
chinchill (3888) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml green bottle into a pint glass.
Very good looking, with a large, creamy tan head over a dark, nearly opaque, red-brown body.
Aroma: medium roasted grains and spicy hops in about equal measure.
Flavor: medium and dark roasted malts with faint, spicy hops. Very good bitter-sweet balance, with a mildly bitter aftertaste.
O: A tasty and malty low ABV brew.
kerenmk (3814) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 20, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. murky dark brown. milk chocolate aroma with some caramel. Tastes sweetish and a little Cardboardish, followed by mild bitterness. well carbonated, quite light body and burnt malt finish. Tolerable.
Rotin (660) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 19, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 0,5l. Dark brown colored beer. Aroma of roasted malts and dark chocolate, flavor of roasted malts, coffee, cocoa powder, finish is slightly bitter, grainy. Light body, but strong flavor, dry, tasty.