Zlotta (1800) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 l bottle as ’Freigeist Ehrenfelder Alt’ from ’REWE Budnik & Homberg’ (28 March 2016). Clear, dark red with a medium large, frothy, almost stable, tan to white head. Musty, sweetish and slightly roasty aroma of cardboard, caramel and nuts. Sweetish, slightly roasty taste of caramel, nuts, some bread and chocolate, followed by a short, slightly roasty-bitter finish. Medium body, smooth and slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft to average carbonation. Decent, might be better fresh.
c0fein (517) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from boxbeers.com
Dark brown colour with a smooth white head. Bread, malty, brown sugar, smoke. Nice one between all these diipadaapas.
peponi (1370) - Mainz, GERMANY - JUN 6, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: roasted notes, melanoidins, caramel.
Appearance: hazy deep brown color and beige head.
Taste:medium herbal bitterness, roasted dark malts, caramel, melanoidins, some iron notes (German hops), bonfire, ashy, dry.
Palate: low body and medium carbonation, roasted finish.
Overall: Really good alt, drinkable.