BlackHaddock (6100) - Shropshire, - NOV 16, 2012
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tall flip-top bottle: best before 15 Dec 2012. Poured (three times) into one of my Hannen Alt glasses @ home during a random tasting evening on 16 Nov 2012.
Looks reminded me of a cola with a head that stayed longer than normal: certainly that colour anyway.
Poor nose: just weak malt notes and an earthy whiff.
The taste is also on the weak side: mildly malty but no depth or ’umph’ to the brew at all, a big disappointment to be honest. Maybe it’s better fresh or on-tap, but I doubt it. The beer did seem to grow on me a little as I got used to its flavours, there was some bitterness to be found along with those malts mentioned earlier but it still didn’t cut the mustard as a good Alt in my eyes.
Bamsen78 (4926) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours clear dark amber with creamy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt and dust, with notes of yeast and hops. Bitter, hoppy and dusty flavour with notes of malt and caramel. Lingering, bitter aftertaste with estery touches. Decent.
vipinvelp (3677) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
@MOUT Bierfestival. Clear dark copper, big off-white lasting, lacing foam head. Truly an ALT taste. Barley aroma with light smokey and locorice tones. Quite a recognizable taste. Decent beer. (Nijmegen 201607)
Douberd (4636) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Kürzer Alt) Tap at MOUTbierfestival, Nijmegen, 150 ml.
Brown coloured body, clear, with a tall and thick, creamy tan head on top, very good retention.
Aroma of malts, chocolate, toffee, some caramel.
Nice taste, chocolate, mocha, some, malts, toffee, fresh straw.
Medium body, soft carbonation.
ekstedt (6422) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the brewpub. Slightly roasted malt aroma, nutty, some herbal hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.
rlgk (17311) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the brewpub in Düsseldorf, Germany. Clear amber beer with a nice offwhite/beige head. Malty chocolate aroma, caramel, grapes, cocoa powder, some dark bread. Malty chocolate flavor, caramel, grape notes, cocoa powder, some biscuits.
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
F: big, off-white, good retention.
C: dark coppery to brown, clear.
A: malt, caramel, grassy/floral hoppy, fruity.
T: malt, caramel, floral, grassy, light brown sugar, fruity, medium body, moderate carbonation, very good, on tap in Kürzer brewery in Düsseldorf.
Taboada (828) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 mml bottle tasted on the 18/05/2016. Amber color with medium off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, yeast and hints of caramel. Taste is caramel with intense presence of malts and light alcohol. Aftertaste is dry and sweet. Next one please!
Cerbier (666) - - MAY 15, 2016
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,5l Flasche. Dunkles Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Leichter Geruch nach Röstmalzen. Schmeckt intensiv nach Röstmalzen und Caramel. Gut!
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the brauhaus. Clear amber brown with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, malt and light overripe dark fruit. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light to light medium bodied with soft carbonation.
adamnowek (1657) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light caramel brown colour. Dense and creamy off-white head. Taste is caramel and malts. Aroma is somewhat grassy with some notes of earth and wood.