fonefan (40503) - 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 (19649) - , 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.
Leighton (15381) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared on the train from Sulzbach Rosenberg to Nuremberg during the Bamberg Jolly. Pours clear, rich gold with a foamy, off-white head. The beer’s characteristics include toasted dough, light butterscotch, some toffee, faint alcohol. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Moderately sweet to finish with touches of brown sugar, bread and toffee. A rather enjoyable dunkel.
rlgk (15334) - Göteborg, 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.
Theydon_Bois (14325) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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.
Beerhunter111 (12343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, leicht würzig. Geschmack angenehm röstmalzig, leichte schokoladige Noten, leicht würzig.
bierkoning (11544) - 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.
kevnic2008 (10237) - 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.
Maria (10190) - 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.
pivnizub (9528) - 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........