RichardW (1636) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
beersofeurope. Sweet malt aroma and flavour, with plenty of bready notes. Elements of metallic/cleaning materials lurk around plus some raspberry & cherry sherbert taste too, quite bizarrely. Standard brown appearance, could do with a bit more body.
EithCubes (5156) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle by 16.11.12. Nose is sweet with light caramel notes (descriptive, I know). Pours a color at the intersection of brown and amber, rocky and leggy off-white head. Taste is sweet with a little vomit and straining light bitterness, toffee and light earth. Light-medium body. Flavor is a little sickening, to be honest.
kevnic2008 (9008) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Caramel color with dissipating off-white head. Smells like hay, lemon, and biscuit. Tastes sweet with a bit of roastiness.
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Day Two of the Great Chris Meyer/Aaron Nielsen Franconian Beer Tasting in Schlitz. Prost! Hazy, reddish orange appearance with an off white head. Rich malty, nutty caramel nose. A bit spicy, rich caramel malty, toasty, somewhat floral/chalky flavor.
culchiem (2793) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Chestnut / Amber with a thin head. Aroma is sweet herbal and some plum. Flavour is caramel, herb and light fruit, soft carbonation
jfb (4346) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a clear dark copper colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of cookie dough and herbal hops, with a hint of barnyard and vanilla. flavour is mostly the same, with a very light sweet roasted malty profile and more herbal hops. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
hopscotch (9896) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle… February in Franconia (2011)… Clear, deep amber lager with a small, creamy, white head that never fully vanishes. The bouquet is toasty and roasty with a splash of tawny port and a touch of sorghum molasses. Medium to full-bodied with a buttery mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. The nutty, toasted malt flavor is mildly sweet and a tad vinous. Finishes crisp and fairly clean. Thanks go out to erlangernick and Koelschtrinker for making this month of Franconian lagers possible!
Grima (2154) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark bronze color, the head disappears very quickly. Smells like strong caramel malt and roasty notes. The beginning part is intense roasty, slightly spicy and good caramel. The aftertaste is very malty bitter. The center part is clearly bitter, bitter hops come to light.
kappldav123 (5307) - GERMANY - OCT 27, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle looks good, beer in the glass also. Dark, nice head. Starts malty and dry, modest sourish. Finish a bit more metallically, a bit unbalanced. Drinkable, but not my favourite!
jonas (5984) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Chestnut, fine carbonation, creamy off-white head. Nice toasted bready aroma, hop nuances. Chewy mouthfeel, good body, present but not cloying sweetness. Light nutty and roasted notes, fitting bitter and aromatic hop counterpoint. Quite drinkable and moreish.