Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It’s dark amber with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, nut-chocolate, light syrup. The flavour is moderately sweet with notes of caramel, light chocolate, hints of licorice and nuts. The finish is dry with light notes of citrus. It’s a nice dunkel.
bierkoning (9822) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2003
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2011 Orange brown color, small frothy head. Caramel aroma cabbage and barnyard smell. Sweet flavor with caramel, chichorei and a velvety edge. A bit skunky aftertaste. Not entirely succeeded dunkel. (2.2)
Re-rate august 2011. Tap @ Hotel zum Löwen Schwabthal. Carame;aroma. Maltflavor. Sweetish with milk chocolate, toffee. Sticky mouthfeel. A bit too sweet.
pivnizub (8576) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (from Landbierparadies): Brownish-amber coloured, thin, but firm and stable "dirty" white head; clean, sweet malty aroma: caramel, roasted malt, a tinge of hops, too; malty flavour: slightly sweetish, distinctive caramelly, becoming dryer towards the finish; some bitterness in the aftertaste. A well made, clean Dunkel, not one-dimensional !
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle in Schlitz. Pours a clear, dark orangish brown appearance with a tan head. Rich caramel malty, straw nose. Somewhat nutty, toffee, caramel/straw malty, noble hoppy flavor. Pretty tasty.
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(bottle) Clear, reddish amber colour with a medium-sized, beige foamy head. Sweet and moderately toasted malty aroma with a touch of caramel, sour-dough and earthy hoppy notes. Sweet flavour with a sourish, subtle fruity touch, Slightly toasted malty and leafy taste with shy notes of caramel and some herbal accents; medium to light bodied with a soft carbonation; sweet and slightly bitter toasty malty finish with traces of herbal hops. Average Dunkel.
Quack-Duck (7517) - Down South, GERMANY - APR 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle from Bierzwerg. Clear chestnut-brown colour, mid-sized white head. Malty with shy hints of caramel, rustic, earthy hops. Nice.
kevnic2008 (7091) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - NOV 1, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown coloured brew with an fine roasted malts taste with an good sweet bitter finish.
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 29, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle from landbierparadies. dark amber with not much of a head; hint of bovril in the aroma and some golden syrup; light bitterness, somewhat tinny; not a lot of dark flavours but ok anyway
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Head is initially large, frothy, light brown, mostly lasting.
Body is medium brown.
Aroma is moderately malty (roasted nuts, toasted bread, caramel, cookie), lightly hoppy (herbs, flowers), with notes of toffee, marzipan, orange zest.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately bitter.
Medium body, velvety texture, lively carbonation.
Another winner from Staffelberg. I like this brewery...they know how to make a beer enticing, clean, and balanced. This is a session beer and how!
downender (5908) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Landbierparadies, Nurnberg 9/11/07. Chestnut coloured with a slight, off-white head. Doughy caramel and cinnamon aroma. Sweet malt aroma with a dryish finish. Good.