fiulijn (13445) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
<i>Bottle at Pig’s Ear Festival 2008, London</i>
Beautiful dark amber and red color, creamy head. The aroma is not very strong, but very nice: caramel and cereals, the bocks that I like. Good body strength and good caramel flavor, with the required sweetness, candi sugar too; but I find here a rather unpleasant (even if very light) vegetables touch. Good bitterness, with an edge of roasted nuts in the end.
harrisoni (12493) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle at Pigs Ear 2008. Attractive chestnut colour with thin beige head. Bready fruity aroma. This is pretty good. Nice fruits, good hop on the finish. Some candy sugar sweetish dark fruits. Superb actually. God thats impressive. Doesnt drink like a lager at all. Carbonation is a bit harsh, but it can soften.
leaparsons (7713) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Copper brown with beige head. Aromas are toffee and weatabix malts with dark syrup and herbal notes. Flavours are sweet, earthy, light roast malts. Raisins and bready yeast. Alcohol is not too evident. Rich and tasty and the reinder is a little sweety pie.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear deep amber with tiny off white head. Sweet aroma with caramel and malty notes. Sweet flavor with toasted malt, caramel and a mild bitter end.
fonefan (32844) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear medium amber color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. (130608)
joergen (19371) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber coloured with a small off white head.
Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and grain with distinct notes of alcohol.
Sweet flavour of malts and caramel with notes of rye bread and hops.
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of MoritzF. Clear dark amber golden with a rough off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, Danish rye bread and alcohol. Very solid malt base of roasted malts. Rather bitter finish. Solid. 130608
yespr (29437) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and deep orange to light brown with a fully diminished head. Mild breadish malt aroma. Flavour is mild spiced, light cornish and with a light breadish note, although subdued. Ends with a nice mix of sweetness and bitterness.
MoritzF (8247) - Bochum, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle) Clear, dark amber colour with a creamy off-white head of medium size. Light-sweet toast-malty nose with light notes of caramel and herbal, slightly woody hops. Moderately sweet and slightly bitter flavour, medium to full bodied with a well-carbonated and well-matured mouthfeel. Solid toast-malty taste with herbal accents early arriving; dryish sweet-bitter finish with distinctive herbal and woody hoppy notes (22.01.08).
diabel (1590) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, thanks to Sebastian (DerDoppelbock) for trading!
Clear, amber body. Lightly brown, frothy to creamy head. Unattactive nose of sweet caramels with some hops (grass, ...) Moderately bitter flavour with some light sweetness. Dominating and warming mouth feel. Very well balanced with some ok complexity. Very nice.