crossovert (7021) - Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Had this on a train ride along the rhine, I was in the zone. It was delicious. Nice rich and sweet with plenty of malt and a leveling of hops.
Beerhunter111 (6917) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer aber schönen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, minimal würzig.
Geschmack angenehm röstmalzig, würzig, gering schokoladig.
rosenbergh (6590) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. From Bamberg, Germany. Clear dark copper colour with tiny off-white head. Dark malty aroma with some caramel and tea. Grainy malty flavour with hoppy aftertaste. Quite interesting.
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 2, 2002
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
alright. not really that schwarz and with only faint rauchiness
KyotoLefty (6188) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 28, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the brewery.
To speak the truth, a rather uninteresting unfiltered dunkel, when coming from a bottle after the lager or pils here. Medium dark, very little malt taste and almost no sweetness. A good bit of hops. I was already past prime tasting ability by this time, but it was a significant letdown after the lager. Not bad, but lacking most of what I expect in a darker beer.
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from REWE, Bamberg. Reddy-brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel and grassy hops. Flavour was sweet, almost toffeeish with a decent dry finish. Good.
Ernest (6163) - 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.
larsga (6163) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige head. Slightly hazy brown body with light lazy carbonation. Grainy caramelly aroma with grassy notes. Dry-sweetish caramelly toffee taste with grassy notes. Mid-bodied. Dry-sweetish dusty grassy aftertaste with oily buttery herbal notes. Highly drinkable session beer. (0.5l bottle at DBF’11. Also had it at brewpub, but that was before I started rating.)
lusikka (6075) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours a brown colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of quite heavy nutty malts and brown sugar. Flavour of nutty malts, brown sugar, grassy hops, metals and raisins. Quite dry and somewhat sticky mouthfeel with a finish of malts. Nice one.
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Caramel malty, fruity, grassy aroma and a light sweet fruity, hay, straw taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.