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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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BIG full robust flavor...rich, malty...chestnut red in color.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (7945) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Served on draft at the Merrifield location. Pours a hazy copper color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of herbal notes, toffee, toasted malts and faint citrus. The taste is toffee, caramel, apples, mild earthy hops. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark orange amber colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, fruity, orange - citrus, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to light ligh theavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120529]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12758) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle - Thanks - shared with Mette. Clear ruby/brown - white head. High malty, ryebread, cacao, red berries, nutty, high nutty, fruity notes, light hoppy, ok medium sweetness, nice roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a thin rim of beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel and some alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of bread, caramel, alcohol, a bit of hops, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. Thanks pinball for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden deep orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is smooth fruity and light toasted malty. Smooth roasted malty and sweet caramelish. Mild bitter and toasted malty flavoured. Ends dry and roasted caramelish malty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9650) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense off beige head. Aroma of sweetness, fruits, spice. Flavour of ripe fruits, caramel, spice, sweetness. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a fuity note. Very smooth and balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (2731) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Bottle. Light brown with a lively light beige head. Light sweet malty aroma of caramel, toast. Taste is big and caramelly, not as sweet as suggested in the aroma, very nicely balanced. Nice bitter finish, a little dark fruity. Light light coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Sweet caramellish aroma, but also a sulphurous. Rich sweet body, loads of caramellish malts, some phenols and a little late hops. Doesn’t appear like a Bock at first, but gets more Bockish as it warms. 290512

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10607) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
clear brown, smooth yellow head. clean mild malty aroma, mild flowery. flavor is strong hoppy, strong malty, very clean, good bitterness, malty notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9081) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Tap. Pours clear tawny with a medium, creamy off-white head with long retention and good lacing. Aroma is caramel, cookie, and cookie malt, dates, nutty and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with dark fruits and a sweet finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.


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