mariuszek (497) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 22, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown color, nice head. Weak aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Same in taste. Not too sweet happily. Low bitterness. Quite drinkable. Like it.
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Average size tan foamy head over a clear dark garnet body. Aroma/taste of molasses, dark sugar, toast and dark chocolate. A bit watery, thin light bodied.
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 21, 2008
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I had this beer on tap in Prague, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The nose is a sweet smoke, pouring deep brown with a rich caramel head and complex body of caramel and butterscotch, a touch of hardwood smoke, a touch of brown sugar and a slight splash of whiskey.
winkle (477) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2007
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Oh goody a bottle with medals on it, wait a minute it hasn’t got one from AIBA, sh*t everyone gets one of them - even Outback Brewery got one for having pretty labels - not a good start.
Now on to the beer - pours a neat red-brown w/- a big rocky head. Aroma is dominated by caramel upfront followed by stone fruit (plums) and a touch of cinimmon (sp). Flavour is sparse and sweet mostly caramel maltishness. What is there is quite good but is sooo watered down it loses the plot. More malt & alcohol please! Still as a mid-strenght beer if you’re driving it beats most of the sh*t we brew and drink over here. Cheque please.
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I liked this - it was quite sweet, but not as much so as one may expect. Had a little smokey kind of taste, which made it interesting.
Derbeth (468) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 28, 2014
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Aroma is not very intensive, with some roasted malt. Light sweetness, only slight bitterness. Light body. Nothing special, but goes well with Czech food.
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - JUN 3, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2009 From tap: a little roasty, pretty sweet, nice maltyness, mainly caramel, some wet wood, some rye(?), dry finish, pretty stale and weak tasting, not impressive.
deusax (457) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JAN 31, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
My favourite beer! Coffee, black, lightly bitter, medium sweetness, caramel,
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap in Prague at U Kroka ... poured a nice dark brown. Aroma of sweet caramel and cocoa. Body was a little lightier for a dunkel. Overall quite nice; a quite hoppy/tart at the end versus German dunkels but still enjoyable
Niksko (454) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a dark amber-brown with a finger and a half of off white head.
Nose is uninspiring. Wet cardboard and some caramel.
Flavour is much the same. Lots of caramel, a hint of smoke, an interesting milk chocolate note, a sweet finish.
Pretty boring, but it’s not bad. Just not good.