Ernest (5920) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Head is mostly lasting.
Body is dark brown.
Aroma is moderately malty (roasted grain, caramel, chocolate).
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Interesting. Somewhat schwarzbier-like, but not as roasty.
BeerandBlues2 (8556) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at 2006 Craft Lager Festival. Pours dark black with a tall frothy and foamy tan head, lined lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate and coffee malt, yeast (dark wheat), caramel sweetness, toast and nutty notes. Medium bitterness, some sweet caramel notes, malt and wheat, milky smooth. Dark and creamy palate with a dry finish.
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Translucent brown body with a rufous tone and a velvety beige head. Aroma of a cup of coffee, good tobacco, and a touch of raisin. Medium roast in the flavor and a medium-light body. Comes across very roasty, like a light-bodied stout.