rakkasan (142) - Bresso, ITALY - OCT 23, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
on tap - Kalsterni pivovar Strahov. Dark brown with fluffy, creamy head. Coffe and caramel aroma which carried over to the flavor along with a nice hint of roasted malt. Lighter body than I expected making it very easy to drink.
judasbeer (431) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 24, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught. Reddish, hazy brown color with thick, creamy head. Sweet caramel aroma with some slight herbs. Sweet caramel in the initial mouthfeel, and some sour yeast notes. Lasting toasted malty, liquorice finish.
Light to medium bodied with low carbonation, very smooth body. Pleasant dunkel.
Skinnyviking (7729) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught. High and lasting creamy off-white head. Clear dark red brown body. Sweet roasted malt caramel honey aroma. Sweet roasted malt flavor with carameld and a hint of berries. Low carbonation. Short sweet aftertaste.
joergen (23306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle as Klaster Dark Beer.
Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet aroma of caramel with notes of ash tray.
Sweet flavour of caramel with notes of dried fruits and hops.
Christian (11701) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Near black with a lasting, creamy off-white head. Aroma of dark malts, licorice, saaz hops and a hint of DMS. Medium dry, malty, well hopped flavour, leading to a roasty finish. Creamy soft mouthfeel
Dogbrick (9334) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at the brewpub. The beer is a nearly opaque dark brown color with a medium beige head that dissipates slowly. Small patches of lacing. Roasted malt aroma with notes of coffee and hops. Medium body with a roasty character and flavors of malt, coffee and dark chocolate. Light hops are present at times too. The finish is roasty with a lingering malty aftertaste. Pretty good overall.
gunnar (6337) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 1, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ the brewery. Comes dark brown, almost black, with a generous tan creamy head. Malty aroma.Complex taste with coffee and caramel, some peppery tones as well. Ends slightly on the bitter side, nice mouthfeel. A must for every Prague trip.
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2009
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
on tap at the brewery, pours dark brown, almost black, with a tall light tan head. Very light roasted malt nose, had to search to find it. Dark malt, milf chocolate, and coffee flavors ends with more coffee lingering with light spice. A great dark beer.
Papsoe (25075) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 100 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Comes as "Klaster Dark Beer (Tmavé 14°). Pours a clear reddish brown with a dense, beige head leaving laces. Aroma of hard roasted malt and vanilla. Medium body, hard roasted malts, bitter chocolate and a distinct bitterness in the finish. 291208
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Klasterni Pivovar Strahov, Prague. August 08. Dark brown with a large beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and licorice. Great malt body with underlying coffee and toffee notes. Medium bodied, great mouthfeel with a sweet and bitter finish. Sensational beer.