Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear orangey brown with a creamy, off-white head leaving laces. Aroma of roasted malt. Medium body, roasted malty accents and some burned caramel. Distinct, hoppy finish. 071106
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 3, 2006
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the brewery, brown with a slightly tan head. A strong earthy malt aroma. A great light, but smooth, mouthfeel with fruity malt flavours and a lingering moreish aftertaste.
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2006 Bottle. Very dark color, Thick creamy head. Malty aroma with some (tropical) fruit, ( mango ?? ). Sweet fruity malt initially in the mouth. Medium bodied. Toasty and fruity aftertaste.
diabel (1630) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At the brewery tap Off-white to lighty brown head which is a mixture of a creamy and a rocky head. Excellent lace. The head lasts mostly. Clear, deep brown (deep caramel) body. Aroma of malts (cookie, straw, light caramel), flowers, vanilla. Lightly seet, lightly bitter initial flavour. Moderately bitter finish. The heavy malts are appearing in the flavour in the end. So, the flavour is quite complex with some spices. Lightly bodied. Fizzy carbonation.
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, at the brewery. Chestnut brown, poor head and low condition. Low roasty malt and little else in the nose. Sweet fruity malt initially in the mouth but with a gentle dry hoppiness developing with time and lingering into the finish. Some fruitiness, almost raisin-like at the end.
bierkoning (11147) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark colored, especially for a Märzen. Thick creamy head. Malty aroma with tropical fruit (especially mango and apricot), also tropical fruit in the flavor. Lots of licorice and some roasted malt. Medium bodied. Toasty and fruity aftertaste.