SHIG (3280) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 24, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle: Poured a dark brown almost black with a beige color head. Aroma is dark malt and roasted smell. Taste is a sweet caramel sugary grain malt.
jaghana (3280) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - MAR 9, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 25cl, a dark beer with low head. Nose is malty with caramel, chocolate and licorice notes. Aroma is very sweet with caramel and brown bread notes and metallic with nutty finish, body is less complex. The beer is more a German Dunkel than any thing else, not bad just too sweet, finish is hopy and with high carbonation.
oldrtybastrd (3226) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared this one w/SkyCop32. Pours a hazy dark amber color. Aromas of sweet malt. Flavor of sweet malt(honey), alcohol tastes bigger than 6.4%. Dry finish and aftertaste.
bluevegie (3029) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2006
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Deep dark ruby body with a compact, lasting, light tan head. Full malt aroma with notes of broth and caramel. Medium body, smooth taste that is a little nutty, pepper, a little liquorice but not too much more.
shigadeyo (2919) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Serving: 750 mL corked and caged bottle (6.4% ABV) shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom!
Event: Tasting with friends.
Location: Dilly Deli
Aroma: Sour cherry, prune juice, hint of vinegar and chocolate.
Appearance: Deep mahogany color (brown with reddish hues) with a diminishing beige head. The remaining crown is frothy.
Flavor: Initially it has a deep caramel flavor. Actually, maybe a better way to describe it would be more like the way toffee once tasted (brown sugar/soy sauce). After the initial maltiness, the flavor moves to a sour cherry/fruit middle. There is some mild cardboard flavor in the finish along with a hint of hop bitterness.
Palate: Medium body with a soft and smooth texture.
Overall: Moderately sweet with some tang to it. Quite a unique and somewhat complex beer.
Grzesiek79 (2734) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 26, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
spruce, cereal, rotten eggs, licorice, soy sauce, brown, cloudy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, heavily sour, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown/red body, tall white head. Nose is malt, nut and alcohol. Flavors are roasted malt and hay with a watery aftertaste. A quite weak beer.
solidfunk (2589) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Taste of roast malt, a bit of alcohol. Nothing else. No real aftertaste or anything. I actually find it a bit better than the Chti blonde, though.
Beerdedone (2394) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours dark with a beige head. Aroma of citrus, fruit, and sweetness. Flavor is citrus, carbonated, yeast, bitter, just an ok beer, very dissapointing.
Jerre (2360) - Waregem, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, 25 cl. Friday at home. (bought @ Willems)
Dark brown color, with small, beige head. Aroma roasted malts, caramel .
Medium body. Taste sweet, dark malts, and bitter notes also chocolate touch.