torejh (45) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 7, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt. Taste is bitter with notes of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Low carbonation. Soft and sweet finish. Not bad
rauchbierlover (638) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black body with a small tan head. Roasted aroma. Taste is bitter as it should be with nice coffee notes. Thin body and soft carbonation.
Pinball (11404) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from the ferry.
clear brown, smooth large light brown head.nutty aroma, sweet malty, bitter nuts. Flavor is roasted malts, faint charchoal note, subdued sweetness niecly bitter in the end. Not too bad.
MrHangover (3213) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown beer with a medium off white head on top. Aroma has coffee, roasted malt, cookies. Flavor is medium bitter with chocolate tones in there, coffee and light caramel as well. Nice, subtle light sweet finish. Quite ok.
rotaman14 (304) - Potsdam, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2014 Pours a deep brown, almost black colour, with a light brown head. Nice malty aroma of cocoa, toffee, toast and nuts. No hops noticable on the nose. Taste is medium bitter, with a nice coffee-like finish. One of the best Schwarzbiers I’ve had so far, a prime example of the style.
TheJvd (955) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Small sample from bottle at Camping Ratebeer ’14. Pours hazy brown with a small to medium off-white head. Aroma has some toffee, caramel, roast and maltiness. Taste has some smoke, roasted malts, caramel and soft bitter finish. Medium body and carbo. Quite nice.
saintjulien (185) - - SEP 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
roasty, black, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light sweetness, full body, thin feel, average carbonation, long finish
peponi (779) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: roasted dark malts and roasted caramel.
Appearance: dark brown color, thin beige head.
Taste: medium bitterness (roasted malts and herbs), roasted caramel, coffee substitute, roasted barley.
Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish.
Overall: Nice schwarzbier, one of the best I’ve ever tried.
Gurthnar (3011) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from supermarket. Aroma coffee, dark roasted malts. Short lasting head. Very dark colour. Taste is rather dry, roasted malts, coffee, light chocolate. Very good, I like it.
Niller (932) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Rewe Markt, Sassnitz. Pours dark brown/black with a tan head. Aroma is coffee. Taste is dark roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate. Watery texture. Soft carbonation. Slightly bitter finish.