FatPhil (9508) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle (K Supermarket, Kamppi)
6 Big sweet bready aroma, quite malty, a little oaty and biscuity, or even flapjacky.
5 Almost black, just some slight ruby glint. Large doughy tan head.
6 Very full bready taste, very roasted, quite burnt, a little bit carbony, oily and ashy. On the flipside, there’s a milkiness to the retronasals that’s quite mellowing.
4 Smooth and full palate, decent carbonation. The burntness and the hops together give a metallic feel, and the finish brings out the ashier aspects of the taste.
13 Not quite as sophisticated as the novopacke, for example, but a classic czech dark lager.
pivnizub (9000) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lahev: Deep, deep amber coloured with ruby sparks, stable mid-sized creamy tanned head, moderate to solid sweetish toasty, fruity and nutty nose, also with a delicate leathery touch; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, silky MF, soft, chocolatey traces in the drier bitter-sweet and molassy finish. Complex and great…
Benzai (8754) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Dutchdrebus. Opaque pitch black color, average sized light brown head that lasts for a decent while. Smell and taste malts, lightly only lightly some dark and roast malts, nicely bitter. A bit watery, but still quite decent.
Rune (8348) - Tromsř, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml can provided by djoeye. Clear rosewood coloured body. Slowly diminishing tan-coloured head. Spotty lacing. Roasted dark malty nose joined by dried fruits. Roasted malty flavours, hints of prunes. Bittersweet malty end, ashy dry. Medium bodied. True to the style (shared with Finn, Tromsř 05.03.2014).
3fourths (8216) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
draft. dark brown. robust porter-like chocolate malt roast in the nose, lightly chalky, lightly waxy. medium sweet, low bitterness, moderately rough malt with a quick finish. tasty but mostly lifeless and mild and doesn’t capture your attention at all.
Quack-Duck (8041) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle from Prague. Deep black colour, mid-sized, creamy beige head. Loads of roasetd malts, coffee, dark chooclate. Smooth and very well balanced.
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2014 Can 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours reddish brown with a off-white/tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and caramel. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
gnoff (7954) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 26, 2014 First rating
Draught at Prague Beer Museum on June 5, 2011
Dark brown color, light brown head. Sweet malty scent. Sweet, smooth, butterscotch taste. Smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness.
33 cl can from Systembolaget in Ludvika, sampled on April 23, 2014.
Clear deep dark reddish brown color, light brown head. Sweet, malty, dried dark fruits, cream, caramel scent. Sweet, malty, caramel taste. Roasted, sweet aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
crossovert (7738) - Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A very smooth, very raisiny, slightly robust dunkel. It is dark in color but not too prevalent of roasty notes, some chocolate.
rosenbergh (7239) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Vltava, Helsinki, Finland.
Black colour with tiny tan head.
Roasted malt, some sweetness and butter in aroma.
Flavour is mild hoppy bitterness, chocolate, toasted malt and lots of butter (diacetyl).