Idiosynkrasie (5317) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Nice clear mahagony colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Spicy dark and caramel malty aroma. Taste is minimally sweet malty with a nuttily touch and dry grainy overtones; dry finish on the edge to soapy.
Grima (2209) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours dark ruby red with creamy off-white head. Smells malty-roasty and nutty. Starts sweetish malty with some roasty notes. Middle part is malty-bready, slight bitter, caramelly and nutty. Goes into a bitter finish with lots of bread and caramel.
laiti (7742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
50 cl bottle @ lusikka, BBE 25.03.2013
Quite malty and sweet aroma with some roasted notes and toffee. Flavour is quite malty with toffee and berries. Finishes somewhat dry with wood, roasty notes and hints of coffee. Nice, but too much berries.
lusikka (7621) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle.
Pours a dark brown colour with a small white head. Aroma is very sweet with syrup, bread and some raisins. Flavour of grassy hops, bread, raisins, syrup and some nuttiness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a sweet, mellow, malty finish. Great stuff.
olio (8196) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle.
Pours clear dark mahogany color with a small head. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, some bread, dark fruit notes and some nutty notes. Flavor of bread, caramel malts, mild yeast, mild dark berries, some dark fruits and spice notes. Quite nice.
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 50cl. Icelandic moss, earthy hops, chocolate and boiled vegetables showing up in the nose. Quite "würzig". Good bitterness. Medium bodied. I didn’t enjoy this beer all that much.
kevnic2008 (10219) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber-brown color with a thin head. Aroma is sweet herbal and some plum. Flavour is caramel, herb and light fruit, soft carbonation
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
It’s dark amber with a wine red twist and a creamy white head. The aroma has notes of nuts, dark syrup, caramel and roasted malt. The flavor is moderately sweet with notes of dark syrup, nuts, roasted malt, caramel and the finish is roasted with hints of coffee. It’s exceptionally nice, probably the best dunkel I have had!
Miksu (5030) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Reddish amber color. Aromas of dark fruits, dark caramel and toffee. Toffeish and nutty taste with some mellow raisiny caramel. Medium body, rounded soft palate. Quite mellow and caramelly, needs something more punchy.
Quack-Duck (8921) - Down South, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from Bierzwerg. Clear brown, mid-sized beige head. Malty with lots of roasetd malts, cocoa, caramel. Very well balanced dunkel.