kvnstfrd (32) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 28, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a crystal clear, medium brown; the color of strong pekoe tea. Sweet smells of warm pumpernickel, waffles. Taste is toasty with definite notes of rye/pumpernickel. Sweet caramel and toffee on the swallow. Medium body. Smell of rye malt really picks up as it warms a bit. This is an awesome beer!
Definitely a euro-style dark lager and was not intended to be a Munich Dunkel. Style categories at this site are in serious need of correction/expansion.
panzerwolf (72) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
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.
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
"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...
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Smells like artifical additive chemicals, alcohol and soy. Dark brown with pretty foam, a lot of malt and a lot of artificial tastes.
tania_nexust (223) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
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.
djoeye (1699) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
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]
YantarCoast (182) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear red-brown with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel and roasted malts. Caramel taste. Very drinkable.
Dermi (652) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
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.
luttonm (2286) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 8, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
.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.
Beerhunter111 (8070) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Vielen Dank an kevnic2008! Rötlichbraune Farbe, ordentliche beige Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig süß, Karamell. Geschmack süß röstmmalzig, Karamell, etwas Zucker, ok!
AdiBeer (1407) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: heavy caramel malts,
Appearance: clear dark brown, average, frothy white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, caramel and bread, soft carbonation, average-long duration. Overall: nice Dunkel, quite heavy on caramel. Bottle from random corner shop innSaint Petersburg.