JorisPPattyn (7550) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2005 Greige, creamy head over well carbonated black beer, foxy shine. Blackcurrant, black chocolate, brown sugar on bread, all fading aroma’s. Dark malts, melanoidine-rich. Lots of restsweetness but balanced by dry-bitterish flavours: woody, slightly hoppy, tannine-like. Whiffs of coffee and cigarette ashes. Dry and sweet at the same time, light to medium body. Very good balance for this Dunkel. Plain but forthright, "quaffable". Kudo’s to these people.
joergen (18930) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear red brow coloured with a small off white head.
Aroma of malts, fruits and caramel with notes of cane sugar.
Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and fruits.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Dark beer with a warm, reddish hue. Creamy, off-white head. Roasted, malty nose. Flavour with tons of roasted malt, lightly sweet with a medium body. Very soft and quaffable with a discreet bitter finish. A pleasant brew. 011005
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light dark malty nose, some very faint hops is there. Very dark borwn body, small off-white head. Good malty flavor, very clean flavors. Im told that this brewery is runned by handicapped people...
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Very dark ruby red colour, almost black. Small off-white head. Roastmalty, chocolatey aroma with hints of liquorice. Lightly roastmalty, sweet with notes of caramel and liquorice, maybe a bit of gingerbread and coffee in there. Quite nice.
pivnizub (8390) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Swing-top bottle: Fluffy brownish head, dark amber to reddish coloured; milk-chocolate in the aroma with a tinge of fruitiness and traces of roasted malts; light, sweetish (roasted) malty taste, medium bodied, quite soft; slightly bitter-malty finish with traces of roasted malts again. O.K., but a bit too sweet and plain........
jonas (5284) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Roasted carbonized and herbal aroma.
Dark red brown, low tanned head.
Unusually raw roasted, wooden and herbal flavors - less sweet than others.
Mediu body - mellow mouthfeel. Metallic finish.