Gurthnar (1249) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewery. Aroma is nicely roasty, light coffee, light caramel. Clear amber to brown colour. Off-white head, rather short duration. Taste is very well balanced, neither on the roasty, nor the caramel side. Instead the two play together as equals. Easy drinking, harmonious. Presumably the best beer of the day during my Vienna visit.
Rune (7355) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
300ml, draught at the brewpub. Good lacing from a fawn-coloured layer. Clear mahogany coloured body. Dark caramel to the nose. Semi sweet, dark malts in flavour together with notes of dark fruits. Bittersweet endnotes. Clean mouthfeel. Average for the style (Wien, 28.07.2012).
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ Brewpub, Vienna. Day 1 RBESG 2012. Pours cloudy amber with a small creamy head. Caramel, bread, grass and hops. Medium bodied. Dry finish. Fine.
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
RBESG 2012 - Day 1. Brown with lasting off-white head. Malty aroma with herbal hops and a touch of DMS. Dry and malty flavour wwith a hint of roasted character
heavy (2075) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
19/07 On tap at the brewpub. It poured hazy dark red brown body with small ivory head. Weaker caramel and, much less pronounced, citrus hop aroma. Flavor is a mess up. Sweetish caramel and biscuit with coffee and lightly bitter paper hops. Medium, maybe even thin bodied. Short, almost bland finish. Not bad, but so light it was pretty boring. As a side note, it’s called mixed but much darker than anything else they have.
NielsenRatings (8274) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Tap @ brewery during RBESG 2012. Dark red brown appearance with a tan head. Fairly toasty, a bit charred, caramel, grassy aroma. Cola, caramel, thin bodied, sweet flavor with some grassy notes.
Borresteijn (4405) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2012
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
RBESG ’12, Vienna. On tap at the brewpub. Deep dark reddish brown colour, off-white head. Aroma is absent. Flavour is light buttery, toasted malts, just a hint of coffee in the finish. Again really drinkable, but very bland. Light-bodied.
neur0 (817) - GERMANY - JUL 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Tap) Farblich dunkelbraun, unfiltriert mit einer fast weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist süß-karamellig, der leichte Geschmack ist malzig, leicht rösig und ein bisschen süß. Zusammengefasst ist es etwas langweilig.
erickok (3173) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 23, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Brown mahogany body, light grey head. Looks nice. Light malty, roasted, some fruity dark notes. Starts out reasonably balanced but a nasty aftertaste messes things up. Could have been better, maybe not mixed?
Cuso (3807) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
tap. Hazy brown color with medium white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel. Fruity taste, with coffee, roasted malt, caramel. Bittersweet finish. Easy drinkable beer.