Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 Bottle. Deep amber colour with an off white head. Mild but dominant caramel/chocolate nose. Mild flavour with dark malts, licorice and caramel.
gyllenbock (5913) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear reddish/brown with a medium creamy head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, caramel, bread and some licorice. Also some notes of metal. Drinkable but not that exciting.
davidm (1979) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 24, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle in Barcelona. Very malty. Aromas of caramel and chocolate. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness. Palate is oily, with a thin-to-medium body. Dark brown, with a thin head.
mjs (5372) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
(Bottle, 0.33 l, at Viking Line Gabriella, 20111114) The beer poured very dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had metallicness, malts and mildly sewer. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, metallicness, paper, molasses and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. Some unpleasant parts but still drinkable - boring.
andrepintado (1976) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 10, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
bottle from el corte ingles, lisbon. Corn/malt/coffee aroma. Dark/brown/redish color. Small brownish head. Medium carbonation. Thin texture.
BeerSkull (1366) - SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2011
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Slightly sweet aroma and flavor of roasted malt, figs and raisins. In the the flavor is also a boring sour tone that I do not appreciate. No, this is no beer for me!
Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured with a very dark brown color and a tan, lacing head. Honey, licorice, earth, roasted malts in the aroma. Slightly smokey. Light body with low carbonation. Roasty, bitter finish.
LoFi (1678) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Quite dark reddish brown, large tan head, some lacing.
Aroma: fruity, lightly roasted, maybe some nuts, some kind of candy.
Taste: some licorice, fruit, lightly roasted, quite sweet, low bitterness, tastes nice, but is a bit watery.
Medium-bodied, quite a high carbonation.
A bit anonymous, but not bad.
lusikka (7444) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a mahogany colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of toasted malts, syrup and nuts. Flavour of toasted malts, nuts, dried fruits and some hops. Medium bodied, thin mouthfeel and a rough, bitter, malty finish with some fruitiness. Basic dunkel.
tiong (5064) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma has metallic notes and hints of caramel malts and chocolate. Taste is quite metallic but has notes of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Quite carbonated and stale finish. A bit unbalanced.