laiti (5407) - Helsinki, - OCT 1, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle @ Timo A, BBE 31.10.2012
Aroma is somewhat sweet and malty with butter and grain. Flavour has nettles, some sweet, grainy malt and hints of corn. Slightly tart finish. Quite typical Märzen.
Grima (2069) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Bierzwerg!
Pours strong golden yellow with fine head. Smell has sweet grain and some floral hops. Starts malty-sweet, full-bodied with nice floral hops. Middle part has also sweet crispy malt notes, well paired with floral hops and some hay. Goes into a sweet grainy finish with lots of hay.
Beerhunter111 (6773) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelgoldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, Karamell. Geschmack sehr malzig, fruchtig, Karamell, getreidig.
mile (2853) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate, malty - lightly grainy and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light bread. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel, faint hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish, light caramel and bread, light sharp metal, faint hoppyness. Bit thin märzen with caramel and notes of metal. Really could use more bitterness.
Kristall-König (2187) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hopfiger und etwas malziger Geruch. Hopfig-bitterer Anlauf, malzig. Mittelteil aromatisch, malzstichig. Im Schluß malzbitter, hopfig. Gutes Bier.
Quack-Duck (7713) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle from Bierzwerg. Golden colour, creamy white head. Medium-bodied, solid malty base, hints of caramel, nuts, and nice resiny hops in the background. Smooth palate.
kappldav123 (4700) - GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle looks very simple. Beer in the glass zippy, nice creamy head. Starts fine malty-spicy, notes of some herbs, a bit grasy. Finish not much milder, still fine spicy, intense malty. Really good märzen!
Idiosynkrasie (3578) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle. Clear dark golden colour with small, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Malty, malt-spicy aroma, cautious hints of caramel and marzipan. Taste is minimally strawy, grainy, minimally sweet malty, dry, strawy hoppy overtones; light and monotonous. Boring.
Usko (160) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5l bottle. Dark yellow color, thin white head. Aroma is mostly malty/fruity: bread, grain, apricot. Taste starts sweet, notes like the aroma. Low/medium bitterness.
jfb (3679) - GERMANY - SEP 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a clear amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of caramel, dark fruit, peaches, pale malts and a hint of grass. flavour is mostly the same, lotsof gently roasted chewy malts and peaches, with a hint of caramel, some earth and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
Ernest (6143) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is clear dark yellow.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, cookie), lightly to moderately hoppy (apricot, orange, flowers), with a hint of honey.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation.
Unexciting, but thankfully clean and nicely balanced. Mild and forgettable, but perfectly enjoyable.