saxo (12796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Medium tan head with medium duration. Color is dark ruby to black. Nice aroma of chocolate and roast malt. Taste is roast malt mainly.
cgarvieuk (12270) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home from my GBBF haul ... deep red brown ... sweet toffee malt little blackcurrant nose ... sweet toffee ... little cherry ... little molasis ... little dry ... but fairly decent
madmitch76 (12235) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
13th April 2008
A dark brown beer that is something very mild mild or a porter with a sweet note. No bitterness, pretty neutral and quite drinkable.
Theis (12156) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home - before a concert with Foals. Black - light tan head. Sweetness, ryebread, licorice, burned, brown sugar, creamy body, light bitterness. Very nice.
harrisoni (12087) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from GBBF 09. Dark brown colour with lasting thin tan head. Its a half decent dark lager, some dark cherry in there. Some yeasty malt on aroma with some dark fruit. Yes, good drinkability. I thought pretty decent.
yngwie (11779) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Esbjerg Beerfestival. A deep reddish to ruby beer topped by a small beige head. Bread and caramel on the nose, some hints of butterscotch and a pleasant fruity touch. A little hint of dried fruits in the background. Bread, caramel, crusts and some fruity hops in the flavor, dry, nicely carbonated and medium-bodied. Dry, bready and slightly fruity finish with some bitterness. A quite nice and easy drinkable beer. 091022
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear burgundy body with a moderate beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, plum, and light ash. Flavor of toasted grain, ash, caramel, bread, and plum.
TBone (11359) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark ruby color, small off-white head. Butterscotch, leather and yeast in the nose. Light, carbonated, slightly bitter with toasted malts. Flavors are all very weak. Boring.
argo0 (11123) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(12oz bottle) Medium beige head atop a clear garnet body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, cherry, light chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, roast, some caramel, light cherry, burnt. Light-medium body with low carbonation and a touch of acidity.
Oakes (11031) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2001
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Light palate and body for the style. Caramel accent, touch of smokiness. A better mass-produced schwarzbier is Kootenay Black Lager, from Labatts, to say nothing of PUP Jouluolut from Finland.