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Honey beer with molasses and oats

Just cause it’s dark and German doesn’t mean it’s an alt. Based on the obscure Kottbusser style of beer, this surprisingly dry beer retains all the aroma and nuance of honey (from bees) and molasses (not from bees) creating a perception of sweetness through cool, controlled fermentation. Because we’re sweet enough damn it.

Grain Bill: Pils, Dark Munich, Chocolate Malt, Wheat Malt, Flaked Oats
Hops: Northern Brewer, Hallertau Hersbrucker, Strisselspalt
Adjunct: Honey, Molasses
13.5 Plato

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5737) - Utah, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle picked up in Federal Way, drank at the hotel
Dark brown with a medium sized beige head, some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste of toasted malts, chocolate, honey and grainy
Nice and tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4786) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 23, 2015
So this basically tastes like a sweet honey chocolate porter. Just okay. Not something I’m a big fan of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (6673) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2015
12 ounce bottle, on Wednesday at Scott’s house, away from weasels .. . Lots chewy oats and molasses .. Mouth is a bit trying and has a lingering finish .. I like the idea but didn’t quite pan out .. . . Cartoon mice are pretty cool!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
S_Side_Smitty (572) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours black with a medium light tan head. Aroma is molasses and faint but deep malts. Taste is very mild. It hints at molasses, maybe tobacco (could be the guy smoking the cigar nearby), and some kind of astringent bite at the finish. Hmm. Don’t know that I’m witnessing much with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6352) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT) au coût de 3,20$. Arôme: Odeur de miel et de mélasse. Apparence: La couleur est brune foncée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de mélasse avec une pointe de céréales grillées. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de mélasse en arrière goût. (Rating #6309)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kejacobson (12) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 3, 2015
05/03/2015 JKJ surprisingly good. Great beer for the summer. Darker but but nor heavy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2618) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 3, 2015
16 oz draft pours brown with a tan head. Aroma of malts, honey and some citrus. Taste is smoky malts and honey

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerBunker (847) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours dark reddish brown with a small beige head. Aroma is of honey, malt, oat, and molasses. Taste starts off very sweet with lots of honey. And molasses. It gets. Balanced out by a smoky malt backbone, and a big oat flavor. Mouthfeel is very, but still very carbonated. It’s good, but I couldn’t see myself drinking it on the regular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7622) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2015
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Dark brown with amber highlights. Sweet dark caramel and honey, tea-like undertones, finishing with a tannic dryness. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12138) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle from Best Damn Beer Shop. Pours very dark and ruddy. Very slight head. Aroma suggests treacle with a hint of what might be honey. Med + body. Flavor is dark malt with a treacle note. However, it is quite dry and just mildly bitter. Might have a touch of chocolate in the finisher.

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