sharkydodson (498) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
the aroma is caramel and fruity with shades of vanilla, coffee and honey... the taste is caramel with notes of dark fruits, licorice, toast and resin... sweet and, a little bit, dry aftertaste...
CH-303 (1574) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - FEB 15, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Some fizzy, light tan head.
Aroma: Malt, sugar, slightly toasted.
Taste: Malt, sweet/sugar, lightly toasted.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 500 ml, CHF 4.00
Info: 14/2-2015, BB: 24/3-2015
Erzengel (4967) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
* Old rating, many thanks to kevnic 2008. Best before 11.11.10. Mild-würziges, trockenes, malziges Schwarzbier. Nett.
rosenbergh (8081) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle as Chodovar Zámeckí Černé. BB 14/11/14. (Tesco) Plzeň, Czech Republic.
Clear dark brown colour with a small off-white head.
Toasted malt, sweet burned sugar and mild metal in the aroma.
The flavour is toasted malt, sugar, brown sugar and some sweetener. Too sweet!
Russo (1778) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma is sweet with notes of burned sugar, roasted malt. Flavor quite sweet with chocolate and hops notes. Low carbonation and medium body with a balanced sweet and hoppy finish.
yy0pp (781) - - JUN 26, 2014
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
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flying_pig (1075) - SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml Bottle from Prague Airport (60Czk):
Earthy malts and very subtle hops with a touch of spice in there as well. Chocolate & sweetness with some caramel came next & there was was very faint hint of coffee. Strong & well-balanced on the nose, very nice stuff.
Chestnut brown & a creamy, light tan head that sits nicely on top with zero movement initially & it holds well even as I worked my way down the glass, leaving a little lacing on the sides too.
Mix of chocolate and caramel with a sweet taste & subtle spice plus a nutty taste with some coffee. It mirrors the aroma & has some roasted malts, a touch of sugar & some bitterness round the drink off nicely.
Smooth, very smooth in fact and with a subtly sweet taste that hints at some spice. The body is medium & the beer has low carbonation levels that help the beer down. The finish is clean & wet with some light to medium bitterness closing things out.
I was pleasantly surprised with this one, I wasn’t expecting a whole lot going in but it was certainly a good beer & one well worth seeking out if you can find it. Very nice stuff and quite easy to drink as well, this is a beer I’d be happy to pick up again.
AndySnow (4532) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Where: At Halle’s.
Appearance: Brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Liquorice, caramel, bread.
Body: Light body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, caramel, chocolate. Liquorice finish.
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaske, 50 cl. Cola-farvet og klar, med en rřdlig kant og et lille beigefarvet skum. Sřdlig duft af mřrkt brřd, der i munden udvikler ristede malt-noter af lakrids. Vandig og let, men velbalanceret og let at drikke. Helt ok.
Sissio (821) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear brown/reddish, minimal brown head
roasted malts, coffee, cereals, nuts, a hint of smoke
sweet, bitter ending
roasted malts, sweet licorice, burned bread crust, coffee, cacao