Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bright copper with a moderate, even foam. Relatively weak aroma is a bit toasty, grainy. Slightly watery, minor diacetyl, and light toastiness. Finishes kind of quick. It’s thin, but there’s enough dark malt complexity to make is passable.
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from brewery. Dark coppery-brown and clear. Aroma is subdued toasted malt, with some herbal notes. Drinkable enough with soft carbonation. Nice toasted malt qualities with not a lot of sweetness. Just a mellow, dry, drinkable marzen-like brew. Thin but has a nice finish I like.
gnoff (7750) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle at Zly Casy, on May 23, 2009
Clear dark copper color, fluffy tan head. Sweet malty scent. Sweet malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
jfb (3758) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a dark, clear copper colour with a frothy white head. aroma of strong herbal hops and sweet spices with a light hint of bread. flavour is the same, with a touch of toasted malt and chocolate. medium body and carbonation.
daniele (5336) - ITALY - MAY 7, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
piuttosto scura schiuma non abbondante poco media perisistenza nota leggeremnte maltate caramello in bocca dolcistra un po anonima leggero caramello
Borresteijn (4618) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2009
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at In de Wildeman. Dark amber brown colour, fluffy off-white head. Aroma of stale hops, wet paper, grain, caramel. Flavour is toasted malts, caramel, some nuttiness, with a sharp grainy bitterness underneath. Light to medium bodied.
Ober (2808) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2008 A clear dark amber colored beer, with an off-white thick head. The aroma of hops, malty sweet, with a little caramel. The taste of caramel, bittersweet, with a little sour fruits. The aftertaste is a little bitter with caramel.
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Bottle from Bamberg.] Mmmmmmmmmm, nice dunkel with good notes all the swallowing way. Light brown look and sweetmalty app. Caramel, grain, dunkelsweet and nice watery. OK beer!
renffisch (766) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
bottle at ealing bf 08. deep heavyly germinated alph-alpha sprout nose, typical bamberg. chestnut/mahogany colour, thin white head. Grainy, overly sprouting awfullness. sweet cloying sticky mouthfeel.
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Ealing beer fest. I was told this was a marzen, but its colour would infact say(as the site does) that this is a dunkel. Very malty, bready, small chocolate note, caramel, earthy german hop. Taste is similar, quite rich and not the easiest to drink, but quite good.