fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate notes, light bready. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. 
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
24th January 2014
Bamberg Bash, Day 1. Train bottle swig. Almost clear amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and dry. Touch of dry toffee malt. Little dried fruits. Mild treacle. Dry finish.
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It’s dark mahogany red with a creamy, lasting head. The aroma has notes of caramel, dark syrup, light licorice and nuts. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of roasted malt, caramel, a touch of licorice, dark syrup, nut, light fruit and the finish is dry and slightly roasted bitter.
bierkoning (9826) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Slight gusher. Dark brown color. Malty bready aroma with caramel and chocolate. Malty sweetish, soft roasty flavor with caramel and milk chocolate. Pleasant. Well balanced.
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle on a train during Jolly to Bamberg 2014. Clear amber beer with a rich beige head. Malty caramel aroma, roasted, chocolate, caramel, toffee, fruity notes. Roasted caramel flavor, bready, cereal notes, chocolate, slightly spicy.
pivnizub (8580) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (purchased at the brewery): Reddish-amber coloured, visible carbonation, smaller, but lacing white head; caramelly-malty nose with a tinge of coffee and a distinctive(!) aromatic hoppiness, located a bit in the background; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied; sweet-bitter finish, caramel, toasted/roasted malt and a small amount of hops detectable. A well crafted, very decent Dunkles........
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) Clear, mahogany colour with a big, light-beige foamy head. Moderately sweet, roasty malty aroma with cacao, a light touch of citrus in combination with an aromatic hoppy blend. Sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a well-carbonated mouthfeel. Moderately roasted malty taste with notes of cacao and caramel; sweet and slightly bitter finish with a light herbal hops character. Another goodie from Freudenberg.
Quack-Duck (7517) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, thank you pivnizub! Amber-reddish colour, beige and creamy head. Full-bodied, malty with lovely notes of chocolate and caramel. Some shy hoppy notes in the finish. Well-balanced and very pleasant to drink.
kevnic2008 (7099) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty drinkable. Dark and flavourful, not much head or carbonation. Worth revisiting.
Theydon_Bois (7000) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle on the train from Sulzbach Rosenberg to Nuremberg, Bamberg post Xmas jolly day 1 - 24/01/14.
Chestnut brown with a decently proportioned beige head.
Nose is nutty, bready malts, toffee, faint cocoa.
Taste comprises toffee, bready tones, dark fruits.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying closure.