KyotoLefty (5590) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught, at U Slovanské Lípy, Prague. Pretty brown orange colro with a tight head. Almost wine like. Caramel, big and sugary, but with a lightly burnt, earthy edge. Light and smooth, but rich and velvety. Rather faint caramel and cream nose. A lovely dunkel. Interesting, original. drinkable.
MiP (12863) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Mild roasted aroma. Almost black colour, red shine. The flavour is slightly sweet with a good roasted note. Rough bitterness like their other beers, slightly unpleasant.
jfb (3173) - GERMANY - JUN 5, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(draught, at U Slovanské Lípy, Prague) darkest ruby-brown colour with a creamy tan head. aroma of caramel and toffee, butterscotch, candied sugar and light coffee. flavour is dry buttery coffee and chocolate. medium body and carbonation with a slightly watery dry finish.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Warm reddsih brown with a creamy beige head leaving some lacework. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel and flowery accents. Medium body, sweet roasted malts and burned caramel. Dry lightly bitter finish. Very well made. 260608
KimJohansen (10341) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark red with meium off white head. Sweet aroma with caramel and roasted malt. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, coffe, chocolate and caramel notes.
Christian (10362) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2011 Dark brown with a lasting off-white head. Malty aroma with caramel, herbal hops and a fruity note of cherry. Dry and roasted flavour with toffee and licorice.
DSG (4714) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(6/26/08) Draught at Koutland in Plzen. Dark brown color with a beige head. Malty aroma with some caramel. Sweet flavor with light sugariness and caramel. Medium-bodied with a rounded mouthfeel.
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Koutland, Plzen. Brown in colour with a medium sized head. Malty with notes of grain, fruit, toffee and hops. A bit too fruity and sweet.
asheft (2372) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Some grapefruit and soft banana nots in the aroma together with a dark malt bubblegum. Clear dark brown with a lasting, lacy, off-whitish blanket. Gingerbread and liquorice flavour remeniscent of the Anchor christmas beer (old special?) Dark malt characteristics and sourish with a subtle bitterness that increases in the finish. Perceptible hops. Medium carbonation, medium body, lasting bitterness but not annoingly so.
ogivlado (5294) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 15, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Koutland, Plzen.
Dark brown coloured, medium sized cappuccino head, mild roasted nose. The taste is also light roasted, very fruity and chocolate with notes of yeast and hops. Also some vinous notes in the finish.