Fin (6934) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Fin & Loz’s tasting with Jan, Charlotte, Craig, Stella & kids consumed Saturday 22.10.11 I picked this up at Jacks, Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon, September 2011 Pours chestnut in colour, good clarity, head disappears swiftly. Really quite thick in the mouth, bit of hard toffee, too sweet but its quite nice. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4
robgibbens (391) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Doppelbock Lager pours a thick creamy head that thins out quickly. This beer is a very dark brown and exhibits a caramel coffee aroma. A dark roasted flavor bursts through with a light caramel sweetness. This beer is light in the mouth and well carbonated but smooth. There is a roasted aftertaste that fades quickly. This beer is smooth and a bit sweet. It’s a refreshing change of pace from a great style of beer!
gsmitty80 (1736) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2011
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This was a dark and almost black beer that had a tiny bit of head and an aroma of smoke. The taste was thourough and had a good bit of alcohol. It was a good beer from Fordham.
blindeyedbetty (189) - Utah, USA - SEP 17, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. bottle pours a dark chocolate-garnet color with tight off-white head. Poor retention and no lacing. Aroma is of maple and nuts. Front palate is of caramel with a nutty-malty middle and slightly bitter finish. Medium body, low carbonation.
JDBaker11058 (1108) - Maryland, USA - AUG 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: very dark brown with a short, bubbly head that quickly dissipated. Aroma: dark roasted malts, toasted grain and creamy caramel, brown sugar. Taste: sweet and dark, toasty-rich, boozy with a hint of dark fruit, maybe cherry; some definite chocolate notes too. Finish: short and crisp, surprisingly like a much lighter lager. Notes: Maybe I just love doppelbocks (ok, no maybe about it), but I thought this was a pretty good one. I prefer them a little less sweet and a little more dry (Ayinger Celebrator FTW!), but it was quite good. The bit of chocolate was a pleasant surprise, and the finish was quite nice.
msante79 (2194) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewpub in Annapolis. Pours very dark with tan head. Aromas of chocolate malts, dark fruits, and molasses. Flavor of chocolate and roasted malts, dark fruits, caramel and molasses. Solid mouthfeel and carbonation. Decent brew.
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured dark brown with red highlights. Thin tan head that settles to a ring. Aroma of sweet fruit and molasses. The flavor had chocolate malts with a fruit background. Slight medicine undertone. Medium body, sweet, and slightly warming.
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a fizzy off white head. Sweet malty aroma. Tastes of caramel, molasses, and brown sugar with some spicy notes to the finish.
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, reddish brown pour with short lived tan foam, aroma of tootsie rolls and bacon, flavors of malty celery stalk, caramel, medium finish
Riotbeard (107) - Birmingham, USA - MAY 30, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The beer is a chocolate brown. Aroma is heavy with resin and roasty. Flovr is roasty and a little bit like soy sauce. Thin mouthfeel. Not a great beer but not awful either. Definitely drinkable.