charlotte (4953) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle.Dark brown colour with medium off-white head.Aroma is sweet malty and toasted with nice caramel flavor and rich malty body,smooth and well balanced type of beer.
kraddel (4952) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark brown , rather clear . No real foam .
Smell has bread and funk .
Taste is rather smoky , some metallic back . Some bitterness.
teorn88 (4717) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle at Chriso’s May tasting, London. It pours a deep copper color with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with notes of caramel, vanilla, earth, ripe fruits, booze, dust. Taste is sweet, with notes of toffee, biscuit, musty fruit, sweet malts, grains. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, meh
joeneugs (4589) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 19, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from DSG. Thanks Barak! It pours a very dark brown with a thin, disappearing khaki head. The aroma is pleasing with some sweet cocoa powder, toast and light notes of earthy hops and sulfur. The flavor has more toast and light cocoa, vanilla and hints of diluted molasses, roasted malt and earthy hop bitterness in the finish. There’s a touch of metal and green/raw malt that throws it off a bit and keeps it from being truly enjoyable, but I liked the toast and cocoa flavors. The body is a bit thin too, but not too bad for a lower gravity Dunkler Bock. I’d drink this on the regular if options were slim.
travita (4575) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. The look is brown to black with an ok head. The smell is toasty, malts, sweet, brown sugar, and molasses. The taste is sweet, toast, malts, and sugar.
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml. bottle. Thanks Kerenmk! Pours a dark reddish brown with a decent biege head. Aroma of of malt, caramel, and dark fruit. Taste is similar. Pretty decent stuff.
Marko (4418) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 7, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBESG08 grand tasting.
I really liked the Taybeh Golden (the version brewed in Palestine) and I hoped that I would like this as well. Poured a nice murky brown red body with a nice light brown head. Notes of cocoa, coconut and caramel malt in the nose. Chocolate pudding taste with some sweet maltiness. Trace hops. A surprisingly nice, light and pleasant beer.
jkwalking05 (4369) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Dark brown with a medium beige head. Aroma is of molasses, fig and banana. Taste is of caramel, chocolate and fig.
Martinus (4280) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark reddish brown colour, diminishing beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, light coffee. Sweet malty flavour, sweet caramel. Bit thin body. Sweet caramel finish. Not bad, bit on the sweet side for me, but not bad at all.
(from 33cL bottle @ RBBWG III, Gent. Thanks for sharing, Eugene!!)
AshtonMcCobb (4200) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
33cl bottle thanks to Nustu. Pours dark with a reddish hue and a decent head. The nose has a sour taste again, hard cherries, Lewis says. The taste is quite sour again and it seems like it’s off.