BrettTaylor (737) - Radford, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark rich brown color - bottle #415/688. This bottle has no carbonation at all - completely flat and obviously no head. Aroma - almost porter like, but raisins, cherry, chocolate and maybe a hint of balsamic. Taste - tartness, chocolate, red fruit. Mildly creamy mouthfeel with an interesting soft finish and a slow finishing mild alcohol hotness. I want to like this, but wish there were some carbonation. Based on other reviews I would say this bottle wasn’t very well sealed. Taste profile seems similar so I don’t think there was spoilage.
bdleedahl (169) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 23, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Damn well made doppelbock with wheat. Very nice full body and malt character complemented by the wheat grist. Schneider Weisse bar in Munich.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
DerWeg (1590) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Well this is a surprise! Seriously sour woody and balsamic notes in aroma and taste make me double-check this isn’t a (nicely) spoiled bottle. ’Edelsauer’ on label explains it. Nice sour cherries and rustic red-winey notes. Big sour palate and long sour finish. Barely seems possible this is outta Germany... better than some Flanders brown/red ales. I could make Carbonnade with this...
FatPhil (13584) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375ml bottle (Bottle shop next to Zly Casy, Prague)
Sharp berry aroma, sour, wood glue esters. Deep red, brief head. Palate is sharp, acidic, bit otherwise a bit dead. Nice sweet malts, some nice toffee aspects, but the sourness is fairly pleasant. Not getting the beer behind this, but the sour aspects are rather nice. Finish quite papery and dusty, and a bit sticky.
martjoobolut (2891) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.375l bottle (shared by philduk, thanks). Pours dark copper. Aroma is sweet, sour, lacto, some booze. Flavor is sour, sweet, caramel, vinegar, fruits, some wheat. Alcohol is rather covered. Overall: not bad, more sour beer than weizen bock.
SlovakSniper (4984) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Édition 2015. Bb 17.04.2020). Brune sans mousse qui exhibe des parfums boisés, fruités, aigres, maltés qui sont, ma foi, surprenants et plaisants et annonciateurs d’un délice certain. Mes papilles aiment rapidement ce qu’elles détectent: une bière de blé foncée ronde qui transpire le bon vinaigre balsamique. En bouche, le corps est gras et faiblement remué par les bulles. La finale montre du cuir et une pincée de terre.
Klimaet (1742) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours muddy brown with a small brown head. Aromas of cherries, malt, balsamico, vanilla, vinous, oak. Taste has cherries, malt, balsamico, vinous, oaky.
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hopy acetic aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Pinot Noir barrel too present. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.
Taboada (883) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUL 14, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375 mml bottle tasted on the 13/07/2016. My 100th german beer rated. Something special. First of all, thanks to SinH4 for sending me this gem. 2015 edition. Brown to reddish colour with not head at all. Aroma of grapes, red berries, oak and some vinegar. Taste is red fruits, intense wood and quite sour. Aftertaste is rich and intense. Next one please!
cattaneopapa (285) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml bottle from LCBO. 9.5% alc./vol. Pours an opaque deep ruby brown colour with a minimal off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, cherries with a whiff of cola(?). Taste matches the aroma and has more in common with the Belgian sour ales. Notes of wine at the finish. Low carbonation.
snoworsummer (4532) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the Gnarly Barley. Pours opaque burgundy brown with a thin, off white head. Tastes like tart dark dried fruits, red wine, and woody and earthy malts. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like dried dark fruits, red wine, and woody and earthy malt. Very smooth and easy to drink!