Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2004
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned @ Oktoberfest, JD Wetherspoons, High Wycombe. When hand pumped out of the cask this beer looks very much like a bitter, and could probably pass for one. However this is a fairly typical kellerbier, malty, fairly yeasty. Notes of caramel. Nice.
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden-copper body with a dense load of fine suspended yeast and a loose soapy white head. Buttery, nutty malt nose with a light floral hop aroma and notes of yeasty bread dough. Flavor is fruity and worty with a tangy zing and delicate bittering hops. This beer is considerably maltier than expected. A prominent tea element builds up and detracts.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2005 Poured a hazy, medium brown color with almost no head. Fruits & malts in the aroma. Smoooth mouthfeel with sweet malt tastes and hints of dried fruits. Likeable dry, bitter finish. Refreshing brew.
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DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2004
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From the Babington Octoberfest at the Wetherspoons in Derby on draught.
Light brown European beer served from the Cast in the British style.
Fruity & dryish tasting this had a distinct Lager smell to it. And you could defiantly taste the alcohol in the beer (though it’s not all that strong)
Served a bit to cold too
JonMoore (2034) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Beers of Europe. My first Kellerbier. Hazy amber colour with a thin off-white head. Aroma is fruity, hoppy and with some background malts. Taste is hoppy, malty, fruity and some caramel. Dryish with a long bitter finish. Low carbonation, smooth and very drinkable. Great creamy mouthfeel. This is impressive; delicious.
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
My first Kellerbier. Cheers, (glass is raised) to many more.
The nose consists of herbal, spicy and fruity hops with a little bit of bready malt in there as well. Hidden is a medicinal cherry sweetness. It smells nice.
I read a lot about the style before sampling this beer. Kellerbiers are unfiltered lagers, hoppy, have low carbonation and are similar to a bigger version of a helles lager. This beer definately fits into the deScription.
Raw and earthy. Pretty delicious. Low carbonation. The malt is grainy and has some caramel notes. The hops are fresh, versatile and alive and provide fruity and herbal notes. Hints of woodiness. Low bitterness.
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2004
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(500ml Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium-sized off-white head that rapidly dissipates. Aroma of hops and toasted qualities. Flavor of hops and a hint of a caramel. Long flavor retention. Metallic, bitter, dry palate.
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2004
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark cloudy amber colour. Nice, slightly off-white head. Aroma is slightly malty, fruity. Tastes malty, slightly yeasty, fruity with a very hopbitter finish. Some hints of caramel and toffee. Very nice.
jeffin7 (613) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 21, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a murky rust with a large white head that fades slowly. Aroma of yeast, tea, and grassy hops. Flavor of tea, grassy and spicy hops, a little sweet malt. This beer is refreshing. Somewhat mild but with enough flavor to be enjoyable and interesting.
SpringsLicker (3289) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 20, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This pours a nice copper color but the minimal white head is gone in a flash.
Malty aroma with a pleasant hop accompanyment.
The flavor is malty with a bit of hop bitterness that doesn’t overpower the sweet malt profile. A tad thin and undercarbonated, but not bad.