MiP (15304) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2006
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Muddy brown colour. Very big, semi-stable, light brown head. Slightly metallic aroma. Nice, malty and aroma hoppy flavour. Dry, medium bitterness.
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at GCBF ’10, pours cloudy reddish brown. Aroma of grains and caramel malts. Flavour is more dominated by the grains, with wheat and some dark malt. Better than the regular Sara.
FatPhil (14122) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (Ealing BF2008)
Fruity aroma - banana. Tastes a bit like Heinz baked beans. Having said that, it was pretty tasty.
Ratman197 (13420) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear dark brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of earthiness, carmel, cola, buckwheat and light yeast. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of carmel, buckwheat, light cola and light earthiness with a smooth earthy finish.
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 26, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(750ml bottle) Huge off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, bready, some citric, light herbal. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some caramel, orange, light lemon, herbal faint metallic in the swallow. Smooth medium body.
Christian (12953) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear brown with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and molasses, with notes of plums. Dry and spicy flavour with a touch of caramel. The The biscuit and cereal-like buckwheat flavour is there.
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy orange body with a large rocky off-white head. Aroma of florals, cheese, mustiness, herbs, and citrus. Flavor of spicy yeast, caramel, and citrus (lemon, orange).
bierkoning (12577) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark orange brown color, thick head. Strong licorice aroma and flavor. Grainy (because of the buckwheat used?). Soft pear flavor. Pleasant, but not too well balanced beer.
BeerandBlues2 (12193) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by snoworsummer. Pours clear dark brown with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates, earthy hops and cellar notes. Flavor is malt dominant with faint hops and bitterness, earthy notes and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
thewolf (12136) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, bought @ Utobeer, London.
Pours a nice, chestnut brown with a medium, frothy, beige head. Aroma is malty, light fruitiness, yeast, pepper, coriander and cinnamon. Good mouthfeel, though a pretty high carbonation. Flavour is nicely malty, light chocolate and cocoa and a good spicy balance. (Mostly coriander). very nice.