Lubiere (12704) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
TAP- Dark black beer with a thin white colar. Very little malts in the aroma. The hops are very sharp, very german. Lighter bodied than expected.
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of toffee and malt. Dry and malty flavur with toffee, and a slightly roasted finish
bu11zeye (12616) - 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.
bierkoning (12193) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Deep dark brown color. Malt and hints of smoke, roast and raisin in the aroma. Malty flavor with raisin and roast. Just a hint of smoke. Thin to medium bodied. Sweetish. Pleasant.
jcwattsrugger (12128) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-pours a tan head and black color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt-dark fruit/chocolate. Taste is dark malt-dark fruit/chocolate, secondary hops. OK carbonation.
thewolf (11989) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Ølfestival, Esbjerg, 2009.
Pours clear dark amber with a fizzy, off-white head. Aroma is light metallic, some black berries, caramel and light roasted notes. Highish carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel. Flavour is also lightly metallic, some caramel, light berries and only mildly roasted. IT is okay, it just is a bit dull.
BeerandBlues2 (11979) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 6, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black with deep ruby where the light makes it through and a medium tan head that quickly dissipates. Sour caramel chocolate malt aroma with a mild coffee nose and faint hoppiness. Sour malt flavor with a hoppy finish. Dark and fizzy palate.
Bov (11768) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
courtesy of Allen - pours a very dark brown colour with a little beige foam left; toasted malts in the nose with some raisins and black chocolate; good malt body, tasty palate; aftertaste of dark fruits and toasted malts - pretty nice
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. bottle. Chocolate brown color with a minimal head. Caramel and dark fruit aroma with some roasted malt. Roasted malt taste with notes of raisin and bitter coffee. Medium bodied.
DSG (11399) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 30, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Dark brown-colored. Malty aroma with caramel, light roasty hints and some nutty notes. Sweet caramelly flavor. Light to medium-bodied. Feels to me more like a Dunkel than a Schwarzbier. OK.