Embrouille (2788) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 50cl. Very true to the style. Full bodied. Raisins, caramel, faint iceland moss and mothballs throghout. Sticky, low bitterness.
MoritzF (8247) - Bochum, GERMANY - NOV 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(bottle) Clear, dark brown colour with a big and beige foamy head. Toast-malty aroma with a present note of molasses, caramel and Bavarian Blockmalz. Sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a smooth carbonation. Syrupy malty and mildly toasted taste with caramel, notes of beet sugar and a whiff of chocolate; sweet and slightly sticky malty finish with molasses in the aftertaste. A very sweet example of the style. 01.XI.13
laiti (4801) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle @ vPBF, BBE 07/2013
Aroma is malty with some chocolate and
Flavour is slightly sweet with chocolate, some berries and slightly bready and harsh malt. A flawless doppelbock.
tiong (2959) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle @ vPBF
Pours dark brown with a small head.
Aroma of malty caramel, earthy notes and hints of yeast.
Taste is sweetish with a lot of malty caramel, some hints of earthy notes.
Malty and sweetish finish. Quite well balanced doppelbock.
TBone (11752) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 500ml (vPBF, BB 07/2013)
Deep copper-nut brown, decent beige head. Caramel, crystal-malty aroma, some chocolate notes. Medium-bodied. Quite sweet flavor, nutty malty, caramel flavor. Sweet doppelbock which is not alcoholic. Low bitterness.
oh6gdx (19934) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@vPBF2012. Deep amber colour, mediumsized foamy beige head, that leaves nice lace. Aroma is sweet malts, some alcohol, mild floral notes as well as some raisins. Flavour is sweet malts, some alcohol, mild toffee and some wooden notes.
olio (5131) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle @ vPBF. BBE 07/2013.
Pours clear dark amber color with small head. Aroma of malts, mild smoky notes, grain, grass and some fruity notes. Flavor of malts, caramel, toffee, a bit of grain and some distant chocolaty notes. Bitter and dry malty palate.
lusikka (5175) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a dark mahogany colour with a white creamy head. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts and sweet toffee. Flavour of toasted malts, bread, nuts and again sweet toffee. Also some dried fruits. Medium bodied, dry mouthfeel and a dry, malty and somewhat sweet finish. A good basic doppelbock.
Maria (9964) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
It’s clear and intense red mahogany - gorgeous! The aroma has notes of roasted malt, cheese, caramel, The sweet flavor has notes of dark syrup, caramel, roasted malt, chocolate, light licorice and the finish is sweetish and slightly dry with notes of caramel. Could be fuller in the body.
KnutAlbert (5720) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On the lighter side - meaning it is not packed full of malty sweetness. That leaves room for more hoppy aroma and flavour. Bittersweet, caramel, the finish is on the sweet side.