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Schloss Eggenberg MacQueens Nessie (5%)

Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Vorchdorf, Austria


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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Whisky malt red beer.
Note: New recipe from 2008, gravity went down from 16° to 12°, alcohol from 7.3% to 5%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peponi (1269) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2016
Aroma: roasted dark malts, malty, something like skunk. Appearance: clear golden-amber color thin white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, malty, some woody notes, stalky, quite dry, skunk. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, malty finish. Overall: Rather bland beer, nothing interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sdaniel90 (781) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 11, 2016
Bottle, 33cl. Deep amber/orange with a frothy tan head. Strong aromas of corn with hints of roasted malt, Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Medium sweet corn and malty character into a fiery, dry whisky bitter finish, Disappointing, but pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beggard (53) - - APR 5, 2016
UPDATED: APR 5, 2016 Aroma almost does not exist, slightly alcoholic. Slightly darker lager. Watery taste and some bitterness in the aftertaste. Not to recommend.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Werckmeister (1837) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 28, 2015
0,33l bottle at home thanks to my gf. BB 07/2016. copper / redish clear shiny color, small to medium big white head. smells of cardboard, light sweetness, honey, a bit peppery, spices. not too crazy about the smell. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes caramel, lightly bitter, some citric notes, tobacco, plums, some stale hops / a bit cardboardish again. finishes lightly bitter with peppery notes and some fruity notes. not a fan, drinks a bit harsh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koshack (1178) - Gdañsk, POLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Ciemnozłote, zmętnione. Piana drobna, biała. Opada do kożuszka na powierzchni. Aromat słaby, lekko słodowy. Trochę nut drewnianych. W smaku wytrawne, lekko goryczkowe. Ale tez słabo. Miało to być piwo wędzone-bardzo słabe. Po ogrzaniu wychodzi więcej nut wędzonych i zwiększa się goryczka. Ale nadal słabe jak na słodzie wędzonym whisky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1674) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - DEC 20, 2015
BOTTLE 33 CL. Slightly hazy deep amber, off-white sticky head. The aroma is full of aromatic Vienna malt and bread, very light spicy notes - could be peated, but it’s more like hops. Taste: very malty, not necessarily sweet, nice spicy hoppy finish. Had a beet of that vegetable/tomato off-flavour. No peat here, but it is nevertheless a very decent amber lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
van_Arnsing (1) - - DEC 10, 2015 does not count
Das MacQueens Nessie Bier kommt aus Österreich - daher passt der Name irgendwie überhaupt nicht, sondern soll wohl lediglich die Verbindung zu Whiskey darstellen. Was dieses sog. Whiskey Malt Red Beer außer der duchaus hübschen Farbe noch mit Whiskey zu tun hat, bleibt mir verborgen - geschmacklich jedenfalls nix. Geschmacklich habe wir es hier mit einem normalen roten Lager zu tun - glatter Durchachnitt, nicht mehr, nicht weniger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McSherman (473) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 27, 2015
Golden bis kuperfarben mit wenig weißem Schaum. Süßes Karamell, malzig und im Abgang eine etwas unharmonische röstige Bittere. Torf oder gar Whisky kann ich hier nicht erkennen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cthulhu (790) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
33 cl bottle at Merkur. Orange zest , caramel and malt flavour. Almost no whisky character in this beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kanaclane (276) - - OCT 27, 2015
Nez: Malté, caramel Bouche: Maltée, caramel, légère astringence en fin de bouche Trop sucrée et aqueuse à mon goût.

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