NikkTwist (1245) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Monks. Dark brown pour. Impressive large foamy tan head. Fluffy chocolate caramel flavors. Tootsie Rolls. Not overly complex dopplebock but very drinkable.
olio (4819) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours dark mahogany color with a small head. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, some sweet ripe fruits, toffee notes, mild hay and berries. Flavor of caramel malts, sweet fruits, some distant berry notes, and syrup. A bit sweet, slick palate.
lusikka (4990) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle, thanks Timo A. Pours a dark mahogany colour with a white head. Aroma of berries, grass, caramel and straw. Flavour of caramel malts, berries, straw, bread and some chocolate notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a sweet, malty, slightly berryish finish. Good.
laiti (4549) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle @ Timo A, BBE 06.09.2013
Aroma is a bit light with berries, some malty notes. Flavour is rather malty with woody notes, some berries and hints of bread. Some malty sweetness, yet balanced. Nice, the berry notes get stronger towards the end of the glass though.
rosenbergh (5560) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. 339. BB 04/06/2013. From bierundbier.de.
At least there is some fun in naming the beers. This is the final leg of my Hacklberg journey today. Humorator sounds very promising. Clear dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Malt, and lots of it, mild chocolate, nuts, dryness and on the other hand some sweetness too in the aroma. The flavour is very malty (as you can expect from a Doppelbock). Mild bitterness, peanuts, mild bitterness and sweetness. I’m not 100% sure if I like this. I’m not huge fan of Doppelbocks (or Bocks in general) so this is quite challenging for me... The alcohol is quite well hidden that’s nice. Otherwise this is quite ordinary Doppelbock. That’s it.
kevnic2008 (6615) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a dark amber with a beige head. Roasty, chocolate, hints of coffee and doughy bread. Very sweet.
Jesterdeal (1468) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ brauhaus schmidtz. Aroma of cookies, chocolate, slight clove/nutmeg with a decent molasses. Pours dark with a small white head. Taste is very sweet with a mince meat pie feel. Finishes with a biscuit. I love this one.
brokensail (9159) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Dark amber pour with an off-white head. Some butter, a lot of prunes, and cola sweetness. There’s a bit of brown sugar, some raisin, and a mild roasted malt note. Hints of chocolate on the palate along with a ton of prunes and cola. A hint of raisin, some mild roast, and a toasted malt sweetness.
kiwianer (2951) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The head is ok, the color brown-red. It smells a bit alcoholic-sweet. The taste is alcoholic-fruity and sweet, also fermented fruity-sweet, plum. Ok 11/10/9/8/9/9
Dedollewaitor (13014) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Pivni Rozmanitost, Prague. Pours ruby amber with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose is fruit, caramel and alcohol. Fruity flavor with a bit of tartness and warmth from alcohol. Full bodied.