renffisch (808) - 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.
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark copper colour. Fresh malty aroma with bit of hops sensed. Solid, bready maltiness with hop presence and slight caramel touch. A very clean and tasty beer.
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(6/31/08) Draught at the brewpub in Bamberg. Clear amber-brown with a white head. Aroma of toasted malt, some caramel and some bready notes. Sweetish malty flavor with some toasted bread, caramel and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied. Decent.
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Beerbikers Svoger, my evil stepdad.
Clear brown with medium white head. Aroma of mild sweetmalts some caramel and some mild toasted notes. Flavor is again sweet malty with some fruity notes and a grassy hob bitterness.
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Fassla, Bamberg. Chestnut brown with white head. Another malt dominated, sweetish beer but this time with a darker roasted character. Fruity and smooth with hints of caramel. It’s ok.
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Ealing Beer Festival.
Dirty brown colour with a thin off white head. Sweet and fruity with some tobacco. Diacetyl and caramel are rather too clear. Very sweet... erm... NEXT!
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at Fässla in Bamberg. Beautiful, red-brow with a nice, creamy head. The aroma has notes of caramel and light citrus. The flavour has sweetness, notes of malt and caramel followed by a "quiet" phase before some long lasting grapefruit turns up. IMO at bit monotone and off balance.
Ernest (6200) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (BB Feb/08), Bamberg.
Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing.
Body is medium brown.
Aroma is moderately malty (toasted/roasted grain), lightly hoppy (herbs), with a light note of minerals.
Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Surprisingly lean for being 6%. Not a lot going on.
Slayer85 (1044) - Firenze, ITALY - SEP 5, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. A brown beer with a thin white head. The aroma is malty with caramel notes. The flavour is malty with light roasted notes and caramel. Medium bodied. Quite short aftertaste. Not your usual Dunkel.