r464 (1738) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Slightly roasty malt with caramel and toast, perhaps a hint of coffee. A dark long finish with a bit of char. Hops are very light.
SDalkoholic (2057) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Ashur Liquor: Created a tiny sizing of film for a head while the liquid was a dark glowing tea hue that was full of sediment that made it impossible to see through my pint glass. In the nose, there isn’t much going on other than a minimum amount of caramel malt while at the same time not even smelling like a beer. The flavor is boring and bland with no flavors at all worth mentioning but at least it was still drinkable.
bkurtz (716) - PERU - JAN 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark brown with a smallish head. Nice roasted malt aroma with chocolate notes. Solid Dunkel Weizen.
Smurf2055 (1251) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2013
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Pours dark amber with sediment, finger owhite head
Smell roasted malt, bit of sweetness
Taste coco and roast, no real hef flavors
harrymel (1439) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured to NB globe.
A: Pours a chocolate beer with little head development. Thin film of tiny bubbles, which are light graham in color.
S: Chocolate malts, dark grains. Hollow grainy. Little/no hop nose. Slightly creamy scent.
T: Yum! I was surprised by the nice toastiness of this beer. I admittedly had low expectations, which likely fosters my admiration, but this beer is nice. Light cocoa, malts, milky flavor. Touch of a metallic finish on this. As I take more his off this, I like it less. Has a bit of a burnt flavor as it warms. Almost a sour flavor in here.
M: Decent medium body with medium/low carbonation provides a effervescence I didn’t anticipate. Nice.
D: Very drinkable. Again, I was surprised by this beer, and would be happy to recommend to others.
Serving type: bottle
Davhgbrew (845) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Muddy dark brown. Chocolate is big. Med bodied and slight bitter hop. Slightly mild carbonation. Nice body throughout. Not as good as bayern dragon breath.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ home, courtesy of some chill trader bro. Pours a fairly clear reddish black appearance with a brown head. Fairly roasted malty, nutty, light apple fruity, caramel, toffee aroma. Caramel, roasted pecan, toffee, a touch smoky, light fruity flavor that finishes a touch sweet. Ok.
tackjc (7) - - NOV 14, 2013 does not count
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Overall OK, but a bit of a vinegar after taste. Probably wouldn't buy in volume.
SamP01 (500) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark cloudy brown head, a medium beige head some light lacing. Aroma and taste is of dark lightly toasted caramel malt, yeast and some grain flavors. A medium body with light carbonation. Finish is lightly toasted caramel malt, yeast and grain. Aroma and taste seem a bit mild for the style, but still an ok drinking brew.
romulusnr (11) - Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
More bitter than I generally like my browns, kind of like a brown that wants to become a porter someday. Flavorful nonetheless. Light tan head. Rich dark color. Sweet and slightly bitter.