argo0 (11909) - Washington DC, USA - APR 12, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear garnet with minimal tan head. Aroma is caramel, cola, some spiciness. Taste is cola/caramel and earthy bitter, with some spiciness. Decent body, and the alcohol is well masked. Improves considerably as it warms.
Theydon_Bois (11614) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Blue Smoke, Manhattan - 01/03/12.
Dark brown colour with small white head which soon thins.
Fruity bready nose with a whiff of booze.
Malty, sugary, caramel, mollasses, dark fruits.
Smooth mouthfeel with light carbonation.
Decent enough D’bock.
Tmoney99 (11611) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from River’s Bend. Poured clear brown color with an average off-white frothy head that diminished mostly lasted with good lacing. Good caramel toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Good balanced sweet toasted malt flavor with a moderate smooth balanced finish of moderate duration. Soft doppelbock.
jcwattsrugger (11348) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2005
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle-pours a creamy tan/light brown head. Hazy deep orange/amber color. Aroma-puts off a lot of aroma. Sweet, sharp___(fruity syrup smell) possibly from plums or apricots, malty. Taste follows the aroma with the malt becoming a nutty malt. Seems like oak barreled. OK carbonation. Occasional, not to my taste but, nicely done. Date stamp on bottle was partially legible, approx 10/04. Other 6 packs in this store went back to ’03.
Pinball (11065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
clear redbrown, smooth light brown head.
malty and nutty strong lagerish aroma, flavor is malty, caramelly, notes of chocolate,
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Source: Whole Foods Market, DC
Clear dark amber, whispy head, bits of lace, light malt aroma, rich malt flavor, creamy texture,
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
bierkoning (10864) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Callmemickey, thanks! Dark brown color. Nutty, caramelly roasty aroma. Full bodied. malty sweet nutty flavor with peach, Tasty and solid doppelbock.
Lubiere (10787) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber ale with a moka head. Sweet caramle and vanilla in aroma. Sweet malt with notes of caramel, and restrained nuttyness, a big beer bonbon. Rich and warming. Mondial 2005.
Ratman197 (10710) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, molasses, prune and raisin. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, cocoa, light molasses, grainy and earthy with a smooth dry lingering malty finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10541) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12-oz. bottle from artusory. Pours deep mahagony with a small light tan frothy head that mostly dissipates. Aroma is nutty and medium roasted caramel malts (meal, cereal) with hay and straw notes. Mild bitterness and acidity, medium sweet caramel malt, finish is dry and spicy, faint alcohol notes. Medium bodied and creamy palate that ends dry and spicy.