TBone (16096) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2009 Bottled flip top (BB 06/2009)
Ruby brown color, big cloudy beige head. Barnyardish, licorice malty, a bit tart aroma. A bit watery. Licorice, grassy hops, caramel malts. Not the most usual German dunkel.
bierkoning (12274) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, bought @ the brewery. Malty, slightly roasty flavor with licorice, pear, caramel and yeasty notes. Very flavorful brew.
Bov (11866) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
courtesy of Antonio Rey - pretty clear amber-brown beer with a persistent beige foam; light toasted with notes of toffee; some spicy hops; medium-bodied, quite fizzy, fairly bitter and dry; long notes of caramel and spices in the finish, earthy - not really cinvincing and with a low drinkability
kevnic2008 (11244) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, nuts and hops.
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 3, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and sourish berries. Flavour had sour berries, roasted malt, caramel and hints of hops.
pivnizub (10094) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Deep golden to light amber coloured, mid-sized off-white head; barnyard and caramel in the nose, spicy grassy hops in the background; light to moderate bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied; lingering nutty-caramelly finish with a slight grainy touch in the aftertaste. Not bad…
gnoff (9548) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl flip top bottle thanks to Nisse666, shared on August 17, 2016.
BB Sep 2016.
Clear deep reddish brown color, smallish tan head. Malty, light grainy, a bit toasted, some fruits scent. Malty, light berries, mineral, medium hoppy, bitter, cream, toasted taste. Grainy, fruity, bitter, mineral aftertaste. Fizzy medium mouthfeel, medium to medium low bitterness.
Fresh, nice, quaffable, could have more of this!
olio (9208) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours dark mahogany color with a small head. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, sweet ripe fruits, some yeast, pine, some faint alcohol notes and cocoa. Flavor of cocoa powder, some chocolate, bread malts, caramel and faint yeast notes. Soft carbonation, quite stuffy malty palate. Quite tasty actually.
laiti (8033) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2013
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ Timo A, BBE 09/2013
Aroma is stale and floury with potato cellar. Also malty and distant coffee notes. Flavour has mint, nuts, some distant roasted notes. Decent.
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma of bread, lingonberry pie, roastiness and hay. Flavour of strong roasty malts, lingonberry pie, straw and bread. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bready, malty, berryish finish. Decent.