thenick (766) - North Bellmore, New York, USA - NOV 17, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours an amber brown with an off-white head. Aroma largely malt, with grain thrown in for good measure. Taste is the same, with a sweet characteristic and the beer remaining smooth and drinkable throughout. Not spectacular, but very very solid.
kubeckj (9) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 29, 2008 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very rich dark brew with many flavors that just messed and a great creamy feel to it, great beer one of my favorites
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours an amber brown with a tan head. Sweet caramel malts, simple with a bittersweet hop finish. Lightly flavored by dark fruit dates, fig and sugar. Decent beer.
milewide (1515) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brownish color and medium body. Carmel flavor up front, but good hop bitterness for a Dunkel lingers.
lumberjack (178) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Coppery-amber color with a little off-white head. Aroma is of noble hops and dark malts. Taste is a creamy chocolate-nut maltness with some roasted malts and a surprising amount of bittering hops coming through to balance. Really good stuff.
ComradeK (1035) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Now this is an impressive beer. Beautiful, rich, dark red-brown colour. Sizeable head. Possibly just the tiniest bit too thin, but this does not detract too much overall. Long, smooth caramel flavouring, with the slightest hints of coffee and chocolate. A very good beer.
graham515 (536) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2010 Pours dark amber/brown into the glass with a white head. Aroma is sweet malt with a hint of roast. Flavor is full of honey and caramel notes with a deep burnt malt backbone.
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - OCT 16, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (355ml). Poured dark bronze with a good sized, dense, frothy, lightly tanned head which was average lasting. Aroma was of rich toffee malts with caramelized dates, muscatels, plums, chocolate, yeasty notes, dust and some hints of cola in the back. Flavour was a moderate bitterness with toffee malts, raisins, currents, dates, light notes of cola, touch of chocolate, hints of nuts and a dry finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation, a dry almost creamy mouthfeel and a decent finish. Just seemed a touch to thin.
wheelz843 (233) - Grand Island, New York, USA - OCT 15, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle. pours a dark amber color with a nice carmel aroma. tastes like a roasted carmel. very easy on the palate.
llcooldave (1090) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2009 Not that it matters but I had this on a beautiful day at my local Flying Saucer. Anyhoo, creamy off white head and dark amber in color. Rather heavy molasses aroma with roasted nutty notes mixed in. Coupled with a toasty malt flavor and a touch of sweetness thrown in. Overall a nice easy drinking beer.