Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle. No yeast at the bottom. Dark reddish brown colour with a nice white head. Sweet aroma of sugar, malt and hints of roastedness. Sweet malty flavour with a light dry finish.
Gurthnar (2619) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 31, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Le Senk. Aroma rather sweet, lots of caramel, dark caramel. Light Czech hops. Clear medium brown colour. Taste initially strong caramel sweetness, quickly balanced by roasted and DMS-like notes. Overall quite okay tmavy.
armando629 (2438) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 28, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at the fest called Cseh Csillagok, Millenáris, Budapest. Dark brown body with a small tan head. Toasty caramel and some dried fruits in the nose. Roasted malt and some toasted candy sugar and caramel in the medium bodied beer. Some grassy hop in the finish.
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very nice clear dark brown, sustained head, medium lacing. Somewhat thin-bodied and light. Smell has some woods/forest in addition to the usual caramel and cola. Flavors are moderately sweet (brown sugar) and light-to-moderate bitterness (grass). When cold, this is a very nice example of a mid-sweetness dunkel; not your overdone watery cola nut or waaay to sweet caramel variety. Balanced. Better than the sum of the parts and worth a revisit if better dunkels aren’t around. Bottle, very fresh as always from Piwoteka.
heavy (2265) - Split, CROATIA - NOV 8, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
29/10 0.5 l bottle courtesy of Doggythedog, thanks for sharing! It poured darker reddish brown body with medium sized beige head. Quite ordinary caramel and coffee aroma. Flavor was balanced between sweetish caramel and coffee roasted malts. Pretty simple and none of those two is too prominent. Thinner to medium body, still it had quite short, slightly caramel finish. Some herbal hops might be emerging here, as well. Didn’t particularly like it as of ts simplicity and lack of stronger character, but it’s a decent brew for sure.
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2005
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown, red appearance. No head. Roasted a bit, quite sticky finish with strong notes of malts and sweetness.
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet malt, caramel and mild roasted nuts in the aroma. Brown with hints of dark amber. Small head. Sweet caramel malt from fore to finish. Caramel and even some chocolate notes. Very one dimensional, but also smooth and comforting.
Furseth (2007) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Clear red/brown colour, nice head. Aroma of raisins,lots of malts, caramel,dry hopy nose.
Flavor is almost the same, werry sweet smouth malty mouth feeling.Thin body, sweet malty/sweet finish.
ration (2004) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 28.5.2010
frankenkitty (1963) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rating for "Ferdinand Dark Beer". Label slightly different than pictured with a white background at the bottom. ABV was 4.5%, as stated.
Best before 29/03/05, consumed on 01/04/05... damn! Bottle poured a deep, ruby red body with a small tan head. Sweet, bready malt aroma that was a little juicy. Flavor went from sweet to sour, then finished sweet again. Not many discernable flavors.
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