fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle swing top 50cl @ Home.
[As Schinner Markator]. Clear medium amber color with a large, frothy, good lancing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, dark bread, light alcoholic, brown sugar notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (090608)
DSG (10563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(6/29/08) Bottle sample at RBESG08 grand tasting in Plzen. Deep amber color. Aroma of malt, some graininess and some caramel. Malty caramelly flavor with some toastiness and some graininess. Medium-bodied.
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at the RBESG08 Grand tasting. Alround rating: Typical dopplebock, sweet pale and richer malts, grassy and herbal hops. caramel character dominates.
TBone (15534) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled@RBESG 2008 Grand Tasting
Dark amber color, small beige head. Burned malty, caramelly, grassy hoppy aroma. Caramelly, ryeish, grassy-hoppy. Typical doppelbock, but not among the classic good ones.
Marko (4646) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 15, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2008 RBESG08 grand tasting
Really dark amber body. Very good malty and honey nose, some alcohol. Nice soft malty taste, notes of alcohol. Bit boring however.
oh6gdx (24346) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, sour fruityness as well as some mild earthyness., Flavour is malts, earth, some caramel and very sweet notes.
ekstedt (6319) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at the RBESG08 grand tasting. Clear amber/copper, medium tan head. Mudgy and caramelly malt aroma with some earthy hops. Dry finish. A good doppelbock.
yespr (38536) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
RBESG2008: 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber/brown with a slowly collapsing light yellow head. Smooth malty to breadish aroma. Flavour is sweet and breadish with a light fruity note. Light sweet fruity and breadish finish. Nice one.
jonas (6482) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2009 Bottle.
Light hoppy, wooden malt nose, hints of strawberry
Cloudy red-brown, big creamy brown head, fine carbonation.
Roast, oak, cherrypits, light herbal notes
Oxidized wooden retronasal.
Not cloying and pleasant to drink.
madsberg (11255) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Amber coloured. Light foggy. Dense beige head. Sweetness and light ripe fruits in the nose. Some light caramel. Quite bland. Flavour as well on the light and bland side. Alcohol and ripe fruits are the most evident notes I get. Medium bodied. Has distinct alcoholnotes and alcoholwarmth in the end.