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RATINGS: 680   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A dark beer produced using caramel and rye malts. This combination of ingredients endows the beer with a harmonious hint of bread flavors and the specific aroma of caramel malt.
The ingredients are water, light caramel and rye malt, maltose syrup and hops.
Produced since 1992. 15°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4437) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2014
From a bottle shared at home. Pours a clear dark amber with an ecru head. Aroma of dust and malt. Flavors of butterscotch. Moderately sweet with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
makenzi (39) - SLOVENIA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle 05L @ home; pours clear red-amber with light brown, good lacing head. Aroma is malty, caramely, toffee and floral. Taste is smooth, sweet caramel, licorice and just enough bitter to round up the palet. Medium body, medium carbonation. Overall, it’s a pleasent and drinkable, well balanced baltic bock.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
panzerwolf (183) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Pours dark copper with little head. Has a kind of dark taste with syrup, some sweetness. Toasty malt, maybe a little too sweet for my tastes, but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7091) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"a smooth, pretty tasty, kind of unassuming beer. not as good as their porter (6) but good enough to enjoy. a little lighter, and a little sweeter...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Smells like artifical additive chemicals, alcohol and soy. Dark brown with pretty foam, a lot of malt and a lot of artificial tastes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tania_nexust (230) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle from local Eastern European shop. Pours a rich red-amber, looks like it will have malty/Dortmunder flavours. However aroma and flavours are a little thin, not much going on. Was hoping for more maltiness & body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
djoeye (2430) - Tromsř, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2014
Deep off-white towards tart-creamy white head. Ruby-copper-brown fine coloured body, clear. Aroma; fruity caramel malts, candied fruits, raisin, leaves, earth, dusty hops. Taste; prunes’ style caramel malts, syrupy bread, raisin, sweet dough. Lively carbonation. Sweet finish with prunes in front. Very sweet dark beer. I’d wish Vladimir were sweet as this... [50cl brown embossed special bottle, abv5.6%, BB18.01.15]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (481) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 21, 2014
Pours clear red-brown with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel and roasted malts. Caramel taste. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dermi (769) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2014
50 cl, bottled. Pours bubbling, clear red with a nice creamy wheat head. Aroma: Caramel, roasted malt, sugar. Taste: Noticeable sweetness, balanced bitterness. Malty flavours, some caramel. Sweet, yet quite balanced. Syrupy notes. Body: Light-medium body, some carbonation. Malty aftertaste. Not bad but probably won’t be buying again anytime soon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3266) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2014
.5l bottle in Belgrade. Reddish brown with off white head. Amber caramel malt aroma, medium sweet and banana bread body. Cloyingly sweet, but decent darker lager in a way.

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