Idiosynkrasie (6524) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Clear, dark brown colour with ruby glimmer and average, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Slightly dusty, grainy, dark malty aroma, a touch of malt lozenge, chocolate, silage, grassy hop. Taste is minimally sweet dark malty, hints of malt lozenge, a touch of chocolate, dry, minimally grassy hoppy overtones.
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, via trade with erlangernick, pours a dark almond color with big lacy foam, nutty roasted pumpkin seed aroma, tasty flavor of bright hoppy minerals and nutty roast, smooth bitter finish
McTapps (6502) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep dark brown colour with low creamy head and medium to smooth body. Nose of malt. Nose of nuts, dark bread, dark grains, roasted caramel and balsamico vinegar. Really easy and nice to drink, quaffable and okay.
MichaelAwesome (6471) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
After drinking lots of hops dominated beers this one was a huge malty surprise. Quaffy, malty, full bodied, easy to go. Some nuts and caramel in the background. But this does not matter as malt wins it all. Good one.
BlackHaddock (6375) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Pappenheimer Wirtschaft, Hamburg: 11th Dec 2014. Clear brown body with a lasting white head that gave impressive lacing. Malty and sweet in both the nose and taste. A very nice Dunkel, if like me you prefer the sweeter versions of the style. Uncomplicated and decent.
olsvammel (6207) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
I tried this somewhere in Bamberg. Light bready and malty smell. Similar taste with some metall. Distinct bitterness. A bit too metallic.
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 16, 2006
1.8 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a big tan head. Pissoir aroma and a malty, light grainy taste. Medium body with a light dry finish. This is the most horibal aroma ever for a beer, or a pissoir.
kappldav123 (5918) - GERMANY - MAY 31, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle looks simple, but good. Beer surprisingly dark, the name was "Lager". Also tastes more like a Dunkel than like a Lager. Starts malty and dry, not too much, not too sweet. Well balanced finish, malty-dry, some notes of caramel. Great beer!
altonbrownd (5769) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 14, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Wildeman. Dark brown boddy with big puffy head. Malty and fruity nose. Quite watery. Fuzzy and prickly texture. Taste is roasty and herbal. Bitter in the finish.
EithCubes (5633) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ahh, memories from two years ago...Bottle. Aroma of nut, dark malts, and dark chocolate with a little barnyark funk / veggies...touch of bread and popcorn. Dark nut brown / dark copper pour with a sticky, lacing beige head. Creamy crisp taste with all of the above included. Toasted nutty choco veggie. Light flowery sweetness balanced by hops. Mild, with light end-bitterness. Nice and malty, nice and rural.