FatPhil (9630) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 21, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smokey or ashy brown malt aroma. Dark brown colour, pours with a healthy head but that fades. Sweet malty taste, richly roasted, very succulent in the mouth. Mellow maltiness, very brown.
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 0.33 l. Brown with small lacy head. Nose is mostly sweet malts and some yeastiness. Flavor is mostly malts, pretty sweet, some dark fruits. A little flat feel partly due to low carb. Lacks something.
ogivlado (5900) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 12, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled(300ml). -In De Wildeman.
Dark reddish/brown coloured, medium sized tan head, caramel nose. Light roasted malt, burnt sugar and caramel aroma with notes of fruit and dry herbs. Pleasant warming finish. Very good beer, much better than Alt.
SHIG (3667) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 19, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured a reddish brown amber with thin tan color head. Aroma is sweet toffee or roasted malt and veggy like, hints of fruit. Taste is a burn roasted malt with a dry bitter finish.
pilsnerrogge (2537) - Finspĺng, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Bottled] Dark reddish brown with a rich head. Aroma is sweet with notes of toffee, black currant and liquorice. Flavour is smooth and sweet with more toffee and black currants. Dry, somewhat alcoholic finish.
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, GERMANY - APR 9, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle, from bierkoning) Clear, ruby colour with a mid-sized, slowly lacing beige foamy head. Sweet toast-malty aroma with caramel, cacao and subtle fruity notes. Sweet flavour, medium to full body, smooth carbonation. Moderately roasted malty taste with caramel and soft underlying fruity notes; sweet, malty, slightly alcoholic finish with faint bittering hops. Tastes like an average dark Bock.
Bov (9810) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 1, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
from crackedkettle.com - cloudy dark reddish-amber with no foam remaining; sweet malty nose with lot of caramel and red fruits, a touch of candi sugar too; very soft palate, sweet and medium-bodied; finishes moderately dry and quite bitter; the aftertaste is a bit bubblegum-like with notes of figs
mabjork (674) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Clear amber coloured. Rich beige head, lacings. The aroma is that of fruits and malt. The flavour is malty with a sweet taste to it.
pivnizub (9036) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (traded with joss) Clear amber coloured, small foamy layer; fruity (ripe berries), sugary aroma with a touch of toasted malt and molasses; stronger sweet flavour, sticky MF; ripe fruit in the finish with a very small bitterness in the aftertaste. Not really bad, but rather one-dimensional......................
rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Bottled. Monk’s Café, Stockholm]
Ruby colour. Heavy nose - dried fruits and almond paste. Medium, soft body with caramel notes and good malty. Low hops. Delicate.