imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled, pasteurised, 500ml Swing top from Tesco, Plzen. Chestnut with short white head. Sweet, fruity, caramel beer with an odd rubbery note in the body. Still plenty of sugar left from the brew but still a little thin. Fairly average.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 06/08/2009
Pale malt aroma. Mid brown coloured smooth on the palate and a little fruity with a little bitterness in a crisp and creamy malt finish.
pivnizub (8729) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lahev s typickým patentním uzaveřem:Almost clear, chestnut-amber coloured, moderately bitter-hoppy nose with a distinctive caramelly background; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and quite soft; lingering dryish bitter-caramelly finish. Pěkné pivo…
JorisPPattyn (7773) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium but very nicely stable cream-coloured head over hazy chestnut beer. Discreet, but nice nose with earthy, dark leaves and pastry notes - some Maillard? Dry, very earthy & leafy taste. Virtually no restsugars, pretty impressive. Bit of ironoxide in the flavour as well - the water? or more Maiilard? Creamy mouthfeel - not overly well-bodied, but certainly not empty. Very good Dunkel - cheerfully abstaining from the dreaded sweetness that plagues many’s the German sample. Thanks to the people providing - they were right about this one!
Rune (7760) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml flip-top bottle from bestillingsutvalget, Systembolaget. Beige, one-finger lacing-head. Shining brown coloured body. Smell of mid-sweet grainy malts. Chocolate-caramel malts in flavour supported by dry, herbal hops towards the ending. Soft in the mouth. Medium bodied, and really a well composed dunkel. Enjoyed while watching Sábliková on TV, running very fast on 3000m. Good Czech beer and even better Czech speed skater (Tromsř, 09.01.2010).
Quack-Duck (7732) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Looks lovelly, hazy and amber with huge foamy head. Slightly watery, yeasty and malty. Slightly bitter in the aftertaste.
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottled at GBF, 2008)
On June 12, 2008
Clear copper color, beige head. Sweet, citrus, floral, malty scent. Sweet, light roasted tones, metallic, fruity taste. Smooth body, medium co2.
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap (gravity dispense) at Great British Beer Festival, day 3 on 6 August 2009 as Bernard Jantar. Darkish lager - oak colour. Strong malt aroma. Slightly sweet flavour. Respectable but not as enjoyable as of some other Bernard beers I’ve tried - a bit too much sweetness for me.
shrubber85 (7293) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Swing-top bottle. Tangy chocolate-caramel malt aroma. Reddish brown color with large tan head. Light sweet caramel malt - watery, metallic finish. Light body. Decent flavor for what’s there but too light.
Meilby (7200) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle 500ml @ yngwie
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.