maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. A very dark brown coloured beer, almost black, with a decent tan coiloured head. The aroma is fuill of chocolate and dark, dark bread. Really great malts. The taste is pretty good too. Very bready and a bit milky. Long full finish. Really smooth. Tasty and quite the surprise.
kevnic2008 (8640) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown beer. Roasted malts in aroma. Flavor of roasted caramel malts, some smoky, dry finish. Test of 18.05.2007.
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(bottle) Dark brown colour with a bubbling beige foamy head, leaving some lace. Sweet and dusty malty aroma with candied orange peels and dark chocolate. Sweetbitter flavour, light to medium body, smooth carbonation. Toasted and dark malty taste, notes of dark chocolate; slim and light bitter malty finish. Unfortunately a bit thin Dunkel with a strange aroma, anyway quite drinkable. (Many thanks to bierkoning for the sample !)
leaparsons (8399) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Black with a small head. Aromas are roast malts with nutty and dry with cocoa. Flavours are chocolate and bitter coffee with sweet dark syrup. Quite thick on the palate. Fairly decent.
JorisPPattyn (8094) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2008 Small darker beige head over fully opaque red-brown beer. Creamy nose, hazelnut-chocolate spread, sweet bread, milkchocolate, and some dry instant coffeepowder. And brown sugar. Surprising lactic-sourish edge to sweet, but also roasted and even lightly smoked touches on milk chocolate. Mainly sweet, <i> Traubenzucker </i>, but glimpses of hopbitterness come peeping around the corner. Pretty balanced. Slick, light to medium bodied, but not empty. Nice, if somewhat unusual Schwarz. <i> Thanks to DeanS!</i>
Hansen (6981) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark amber colour. Clear. Has an off-white head, mostly lasting. Aroma is roasted, caramel, light hoppy. Moderate sweet flavor, moderate bitter finish. Syrupy texture. Soft carbonation.
Radek Kliber (6541) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 17, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with ruby hue , average tan head . Aroma of dark roast , citric acidic character , liquorice of dry porter . Medium bodied with woody burnt character , roasted grain , sweet caramel . Dry finish .
DSG (6459) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 6, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[9/23/11] Mahleket Hanikot Shotrim ’11 tour. Bottle in the van on the way from Malmo to Stockholm. Clear deep amber-brown color with a beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel and light toastiness. Sweet caramelly flavor with dark malt, some bready notes and a drier finish. Medium-bodied. Not bad.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2006
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
The other beers that I’ve had from Browary Warmińsko-Mazurskie Jurand were interesting in some way, shape, or form. This dunkel looks nice, a dark brown body with red highlights and a sudsy light brown head. But the light aroma of dark caramel with some drops of old coffee is way too cloyingly sweet for me. It’s a thin, watery brew and the flavor is very light, sweet caramel, a suggestion of chocolate, and much, much water. Over all, a let down.
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caesar (5397) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
6th DRG. Ruby color, off-white. Bit roasted malt, some chocolat. Bit like schwarzbier.