Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - JAN 4, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22 oz bomber. Caramel brown pour with a tan head. A bit hippy for a dopplebock. Lacked the sweetness and body I was expecting.
IndianaRed (2805) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks Frahmo ! Hazy deep amber fleeting fizzy head stale papery Carmel malt aroma. Malty and fairly sweet with lots of caramel and earthy soft sweetness. A bit more IBUs than I guessed.
hackobock (2172) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear red with a small tan head. Aroma is dried fruits, red berries, caramel, light roasted chocolate. Taste is mid sweet caramel, light hop bitterness, finish has some roasted chocolate. Medium body, medium carbonation.
mverity (294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
NYE bottle share at Proof. Pours a deep reddish amber brown with a decent amount of light tan head. Collar holds really well. Aroma is caramel, some medium roasted malt, and a little bit of dark fruits. Taste is very earthy, some caramel. Very low carbonation and medium-high body.
allmyvinyl (6059) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Californian brother-in-law. Dark brown pour, good white head and lacing. Malty sweet aromas, some dark sugar and stone fruit. Taste is sweet, very light bitterness. Rich and smooth, clean finish. Good.
VsXsV (2778) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear deep copper liquid with small to medium off-white head. Aroma of bread, raw sugar, raisins, caramel, biscuit, toast and dried fruit. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of raisins, raw sugar, bread and biscuit. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Nice.
AndySnow (4756) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Red-brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Caramel, roasted malt, hops, dark fruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, caramel, raisin, dark fruit.
jefcon (1496) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Caramel, toffee, very good French toast, and plum, baked apple and soda bread on the nose and palate. Nice and long, and most importantly not over-sweet.
ajnepple (3344) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Black Bottle Brewery. Malty aroma with caramel/toffee and fruity esters. Similar flavor, adding dark fruit and earthy hops. Medium plus sweetness and light bitterness. Pretty average body, a little thin.
olsvammel (4008) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Very swet and malty taste with lots of caramel. Similar taste. Very nie malty thing.