kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 18, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
The head is medium, the body brown-yellow. The first taste is malty then bitter-alcoholic and grassy. 7/6/5/4/12/5
oh6gdx (23913) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Amber colour with a mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is bready, mild rubber, some earth and mild burnt wet wooden notes. Flavour is sweet malts, some rubbery notes as well as some herbs and wood.
Dedollewaitor (15070) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Bierzwerg. Pours clear dark copper with a small white head. Really malty nose and flavor. Lots of fruit, grain and bread and a mild whiff of caramel. Smooth and medium bodied. Expected it to be more chewy, but quite balanced and nice nevertheless.
olio (8468) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 26, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Rated on 20110404.
Pours brown color with small head. Aroma of malts, alcohol comes through too much as the beer warms up a bit. Flavor of malts, mild fruits and caramel.
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 25, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentine. Thanks beerandbeyond. Clear deep amber-brown color. Caramelly malty aroma. Sweet caramelly flavor with a fruity touch and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied. An OK Bock.
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a clear copper-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of bread dough, vanilla and coconut, slightly oxidised, with notes of dark fruit and floral hops. flavour is mostly roasted malts and dark fruit, quite metallic, with some caramel and a light roasted-bitter finish. medium to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.
Grzesiek79 (3684) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 22, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
hay, cereal, spruce, grass, resin, dough, basement aromas, earthy, smoke, raisin, cough drop, skunky, ginger, woody, frothy, hazy, amber, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, umami, full body, astringent, long finish, flat,
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 50cl. Ordered from www.bierzwerg.de. It pours a clear amber beer with a tallish bubbly light beige head. Remarkably light grainy nose. Strong bitterness. Medium to full bodied. A lot of caramel showing up. Some laceowork. Hints of walnuts. Biscuity malt. Lovely earthy spicy hop profile. NIce balance. Dry bitter finish which is reminicent of crackers and oxidized lemon.
bierkoning (11675) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Brown color. Malty bready soft roasty flavor with caramelly notes Indifferent aroma. Hint of alcohol. Powerful bock.
TBone (14899) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled 500ml (BZ, BB 04/2012)
Clear amber color, small steady beige head. Sweetish malty, alcoholic aroma with some caramel in it. Medium-bodied. Malty, harsh alcoholic flavor with grassy hoppyness. Lingering alcohol in the aftertaste with some fruity notes. Almost like a heller bock by taste.