bierkoning (11206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. dark brown color. Caramel and hints of coffee in both aroma and flavor. Malty sweet. medium bodied. Drinkable, but not world shocking
Kristall-König (2498) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Moderat röstiger-schokoladiger Geruch, süßlich- Süßmalziger Beginn. Mitte mutet etwas brotig an, leichte Schokoladentöne. Durchschnittlich trockenbitter abgehend. Geht so.
kevnic2008 (9860) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark mahogany colour with small foamy white head. Slightly sweet malty flavour, dried fruit and yeasty bread noticeable.
rosenbergh (8664) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. 00004603K. BB 30/10/12. From bierzwerg.de.
Clear copper colour with small light tan head.
Toasted malt, sugary caramel sweetness and dry metal in aroma.
Roasted nuts, malt, some sweetness, touch of hops and hints of metal in flavour.
TBone (14258) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled 500ml (BZ, BB 10/2012)
Deep, clear copper color, good creamy beige head, lace. Caramel, light toasted note and some grassy hoppyness in the nose. Light to medium-bodied. Flavor is similar, grassy hops and caramel, light metal. Decent.
Grima (2195) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The beer in the glass is ruby red with flat, short-lived head. It smells malty-roasted, subtly bitter and slightly raisiny. Starts with subtle toasty aromas, sweet malt notes, in the background slightly bready. The middle part is malty-bitter, very roasty and bready with some caramel. Goes into a malty-bready finish, with sweet grain notes, caramel and roasted malts!
lusikka (7369) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle.
Pours a dark amber brown colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel and chocolate cookie. Flavour of toasted malts, nuts, chocolate, caramel and bread. Low bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and a rich malty finish with some toffee. Very tasty.
oh6gdx (22802) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (from bierzwerg.de). Copper colour with a mediumsized foamy slightly off-white head. Aroma is nutty, mild toasted malts, some caramel as well as rye bread. Flavour is rye bread, some sweet ripe fruity notes along with some toasted malts and mild raisiny and wooden notes.
EithCubes (5247) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle by 30.10.12. Nose of light toffee and earth, touch of mocha and roast. Pours dark ruby with a rocky tan head. Light roast wins the taste, fades to a subtle ashen finish, moderately dry with chocolate and a light tang. Crisp medium body with subtle hopping and a little grit. Clean.
Cunningham (5721) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown and subtle red colour with an off white head. Caramel malt aroma. Rich caramel malty flavour and moderate sweet. Nice and fresh beer.
[Bottle. Trade with Grima]