LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2005
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Ya, I chose this for the high alcohol content and it definitely has an alcohol burn AND bite to it. Other than that, it was kinda skunked with some cron and rice ? flavors... nothing too exciting.
Darkover (1518) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light yellow with a big white head. Aroma similar to BMC. Flavor of very sweet malt and some alcohol.
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled in germany. Very pale gold color with a minimal head. Good strong pale malt backbone with some wierd herbal and grassy hints. My notes say that an alcohol presence is noticed throughout the beer.
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2008 (Bottle 50 cl) Golden with a small but rather creamy and very white head. Pronounced alcohol but just about no aroma. Just a very strong lager. 200604
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2005
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Golden colour with a white head. Malty aroma with hints of dough and alcohol. malty and grainy flavor with a sharp alcohol finish.
jerohen (2029) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2005
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This wasn’t my pick, but of course i wanted to sample it. Typical malt liquor, highly alcoholic, sweet and lacking bitterness.
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - APR 13, 2005
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Eh ... not as bad as I expected from the reviews below. Basically tastes like an American macro on steroids. Clear gold in color, small white head; slightly sour malt aroma ... sweet malt, corn and alcohol taste-wise; a touch of hop bitterness on the end ... seems like a mere afterthought, though. Meh.
BrockLanders (774) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2005
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle...although I don’t think draught would’ve helped matters much. Poured out a very pale yellow-gold...minimal head. Skunk-malts dominate the aroma....and they got skunkier as it warmed in the glass. The flavor was dominated by sweet malts, some bitterness, but I fear it was due to something other than hops. You can sense the alcohol...there was nothing else there to mask that. Yep...EuroColt45. Blah.
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2005
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle poured a golden bodied beer with a lasting, frothy, white head. Lightly malted, stagnant aroma that was tinny and medicinal. Brandy aromas while warming. Non-descript sour, stale flavor. Left me with a confused/annoyed look on my face.
How ironic... I gave it an overall 9.
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cfranz (261) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2005
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Togda-to ia zhe pil i napil eto pivo, i dumal chto eto bylo takoe kliovoe. Akh, chto ia ne znal. . .
This beer is strong, that’s about it. Tastes like it was strained through a newspaper.