tlind2 (1554) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark, reddish-brown color, lasting tan head. Roasted malt aroma with some nuts. Taste follows the aroma with some chocolate and a fairly dry finish. Medium-full body, medium-high carbonation. Good pairing for bratwurst and bacon.
RexTalionis (3479) - FINLAND - OCT 31, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50 cl. Pours cola black in color with a creamy tan head. Roasted malts, sweet dark syrup, fudge in aroma and a very pleasant aroma it is. Roasted malts, light tones of coffee in taste and some toffee. A bit thin, but otherwise quite tasty brew.
zomba (212) - Nokia, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown, some head which does not last that long. Quite balanced taste, good.
Tide (2812) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Alko. Dark brown color, beige head. Roasty taste with chocolate, nuts, coffee and malts. Roasty finish with raisins. Very nice schwarzbier.
HopfenWeisse (1474) - - AUG 2, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From old backlog. Pitch black colour with huge head. Aroma sweet, caramel. Flavour is bread, bit roasted.
Idiosynkrasie (6185) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle. Clear dark brown with huge, firm, frothy, beige head. Decent herbal, grassy hop aroma, some dark malty undertones. Taste is minimally tart dark malty, other notes like grain and chocolate remain in statu nascendi, minimally herbal, almost soapy hop finish.
kappldav123 (5829) - GERMANY - JUL 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass deep black, nice head. Starts intense malty, modest roasty, some fruity hints. More and more malty-earthy, some dry notes. Well balanced finish, quite drinkable. Good schwarzbier!
kevnic2008 (11079) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a dark brown with a thin brown head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt and hops.
Miksu (5047) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.5 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Dark reddish brown. Sweet bready aroma with toffee and dark bread crust. Sweetish taste of dark bread with raisins and toffee. Not bad, lots of dark bread.
larsga (7222) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Big beige head. Clear deep brownish red body with carbonation.
Roasty earthy strawy aroma with milky chocolatey smoky notes.
Dry-sweetish earthy roasty taste with milky peppery notes.
Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish roasty sugary
metallic aftertaste with strawy peppery. Nice, drinkable, some
off flavours. (0.5l bottle, Alko Arkadia, Helsinki.)