tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
23/VIII/16 - 50cl bottle @ home - BB: 12/X/16 (2016-912) Thanks to Marie for the bottle!
Clear purple brown beer, huge creamy beige head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: cow fodder, grains, malty, roasted, caramel, bit sweet. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: little malty, caramel, little metallic, pretty bitter, bit sweet, roasted touch. Aftertaste: bitter hops, caramel, roasted, malty touch, slightly sweet.
EvNa (113) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2016
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Color: Very dark reddish brown, beige head. Taste: Very watery, sweet roasted malts, artificial hints of dark chocolate. Watery, lightly bitter chocolate finish. Far too watery, lacking taste.
77ships (8038) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thank you tderoeck! 500 ml. green bottle sampled. BBF 12.10.2016. Dark brown, light cough syrup amber hue, fizzy tanned head. Nose is thin old chocolate syrup & big vegetable artificial chocolate syrup. Cheap, thin syrupy & vegetable. Taste is thin cheap chocolate syrup, cheap chocolate cereal, thin, vegetable caramel syrup, malt, faint ashes,…. Overall its like a cheap artificial chocolate drink, thin, vegetable, chemical, big caramel syrup, akin to cheap chocolate chewing gum. Thin, prickling, cheap. Poor & cheap tasting, you can drink it.
swapp (336) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - JUN 23, 2016
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. Dark brown color with small thin latte color head. Taste are roast malt with some chocolate taste and light bitterness. Aftertaste are roast malt ant watery latte
radagast83 (7307) - Alexandria, 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 (5978) - 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 (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, 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 (1376) - 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 (5031) - 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.