Otje (677) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2006
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Premium lager? I would have guest it a dark lager or dunkel. apart from that it’s very drinkable. smells malty and caramelish(caramelmalt or rye) and sweet dark candy. tastes citrussy caramelish, spicy and malty. finishes sweet bitter, fruity and a little bit watery(not in taste). an O.K. brew.
MiP (12839) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2006 Draught. Very dark chestnut colour, stable head. OK malty flavour, hint of anis. OK pepperiness and then it turns out to be just another German beer. 5 3 5 3 13
Bottle. Weak spicy aroma. roasted flavour, nicely bready. Full, creamy mouthfeel. 6 3 7 4 16
pivnizub (8356) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (Vroni’s Bamberg): Amber to brown coloured, thin lacing head; sweetish malty nose, a touch of coffee and roasted malts, some fruitiness; soft texture, mild dry malty taste; also mild malty and only very shy bitter (chocolatey) finish; rather light bodied for a brew of 6% ABV. Well quaffable, though.....
JorisPPattyn (7547) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange tinted light brown beer, small white head, fast gone, leaving faint lace. Sweet, liquorice-like nose, faintly nutty. Sweet, again nutty and bready flavours. Sweet, but not sugary, more milke or bread (malt) sugar, fading very slowly. Light bodied, but there is really some malt beefing up the MF. Good session beer, sweet but as it is not cloying it goes down well.
bierkoning (9549) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2005
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Malty flavor with licorice and hints of slat and grapes. The aroma is not very outspoken, but the flavor is. Medium to full bodied. A hard hitter with a soft touch.
Indra (2527) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 1, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at Fässla. Freshly-picked hop aroma, leafy, green and lightly citric, with a moderate amount of sweet, caramel-toffee malts. Deep reddish copper color, clear, with a fine creamy head. Flavor profile is likewise surprisingly dominated by hops, flavorful and juicy, with the maltiness providing a very nice balance, sweet and bodifying but certainly not overly so. Lingering, light sugary sweetness late. The mouthfeel is lively, body is medium-full. Seemed somehow reminsicent of a dark German IPA(?). A nice change of pace, though, to be sure, and quite intriguing. My batch received a bit more hops than some others’ here, it would seem.
duff (5484) - Lund, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Has that typical German doughy bready malt flavour, some nutty characters. Pretty subtle and, yes, its not the most exciting beer, but it does its job well.
chriso (7306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light oak colour. The aroma is malty with bready and yeasty accents. Fresh and clean on the palate with pale malt and a hint of hop. A good, refreshing, beer. Bottled at Bedford beer Festival 2004.
maeib (8041) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled - Bedford Beer Festival. Bit of a soapy aroma to this dark brown coloured beer The taste is quite malty and nutty. Dry but quenching. A very good beer.
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Bedford Beer Festival 2004, Wednesday Session. Maeib went and got this from the bar. Malty, cereal, grainy, bready, doughy. Slight rye hints maybe.