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With Holzar beer we resurrect an old brewing specialty from Allgäu. Our forefathers drank Holzar beer especially in the wintertime. / Not only in winter - every time is Holzar time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hens (687) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAY 31, 2015
0.5L bottle. Sour malt, light caramel aroma. Clear brown color with tiny foam on top. Taste feels also light. Caramel, wood, mouldy taste. Light watery finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2478) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle from Supervalu, Longford [300515]
Dark amber, clear, frothy white head
Aroma of soft caramel malts, slightly fruity, dab of bready malt
Taste of soft caramel, light bitter hops, hint of bread crust, not a lot going on here, simple flavour, but the malt here is quite nice
Palate - Soft carb, medium light body. Finish of light caramel malts
Overall - Simple easy going beer, seemed underflavoured for the abv, average overall

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Melnis (306) - LATVIA - MAY 13, 2015
Aroma: caramel, malt. Taste: is bit caramel flavor and hit of bitternes. Could not find much in it, but still drinakble

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ashbourne (4) - - MAY 10, 2015 does not count
Lovely German beer. Very tasty and extremely smooth. Would consider this to be easy to drink alongside many other German brews

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DraftDodger (425) - - MAY 5, 2015
Copenhagen 5/5 2015. 50 cl bottle brought from Germany by my brother in law. Old fashioned bottle with swing cap and label with a German lumberjack in folk costume chopping away. Pours clear light brown with big white head. Settles gradually. Aroma of malty sweetness balanced with light sourness. Medium carbonation. Taste of malts - not too sweet and with moderate bitterness for balance. Not very exciting - despite the lumberjack - but solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vells (962) - Riga, LATVIA - MAY 4, 2015
Bit pleasant surprise. Lovely intense maltiness, caramel, some roast. light dried fruits, bit bread Bit earthy bitterness. Mostly sweetish with light bitterness. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1355) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2015
Crystal clear medium brown body with a beige head. Sweet and strong aroma that is very dominated by caramel. Also nuts, sweet generic fruits and raisins. The caramel is also in charge in the strong flavour, again backed up by nuts, and both and fresh and dried fruits. Moderate sweet taste with a light bitter long-lasting finish. Mid-bodied with soft carbonation. Nice!
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 3 months after BB date, courtesy of my mother-in-law]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (417) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2015
Bottle from Trinkgut in Goch. The beer is amber colored and has an unstable head, with average carbonation. The aroma is sweet, with tones of fruits and caramel and in the background some yeast and malt notes. The taste is light bodied and is light sweet, with tones of caramel and malts. The finish is fresh, light bitter and some hop notes are noticable. Very decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (1618) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
Couleur ambrée sombre, légère mousse beige. Nez leger malt toasté et caramel. Gout malt toasté et caramel doux avec notes légère paille et fumées en fin de bouche. Corps assez onctueux.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1614) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Pours clear amber red. Taste is red berries, herbs, some sweetness. Taste is sweetsih malts, berries, bread.

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