onceblind (3933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber with a medium foamy light-beige head. Nose smells a bit like earthy toffee and a hint of raw maple. Flavor is like the nose, kinda earthy sweet with notes of toffee and maple spread accross a toasted english muffin. Perhaps a little note of Cracker Barrel applebutter as well. Tasty!
erickok (3410) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - AUG 9, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mahogony to copper body, glowing and with a stable light bubbly big head. Very good looking. Moderate aroma, as the style describes, with roasted malts, young cheesey yeast, freshly toasted brown bread and a hint of herbal hops. Excellent mouth feel, foaming rich in your mouth yet very drinkable. Never sugary or too full, yet with a rich taste (especially for the style). Pleasnat bitterness. Much, much better than expected and one of the best Landbier/Zickels that I have had for sure. Drinkable yet flavourful. Also peaired excellently with my cheese lunch. (50 cl bottle from Wasana’s Getränken Oase)
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear chestnut with 1-finger khaki head. Nose is corn flakey malt, earthy nuttuness, roasty. Tastes corn flakey, nutty, earthy, with notes of brown sugar, caramel, and toffee.
RichardW (1448) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, Beers of Europe. Red berries and sweet malt aroma, with a hint of yeast. Bread and cereal palate, which is well flavoured, leading to a long sweet finish. This is even better than I hoped it would be, really impressed, one of the best non-weisse German beers I’ve had for a while.
mcberko (5918) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500mL bottle, sent from mwgroove23 (thanks Mike), pours a dark amber with a small white head. Aroma of toasted hazelnuts, caramel, and quite a prominent character of figs / dates. Flavour is very similar, with notes of figs / dates, caramel and toasted hazelnuts. Despite a very malty, slightly sweet flavour profile, the body is rather bready and dry. Easily drinkable stuff, with a great balance. Great stuff.
queenholly (2827) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. German brown bread type barley malt aroma. Chestnut with a creamy moderate beige head light lacing. Lightly smoky caramel malt flavor. LIght body, soft carbonation. Very easy drinking.
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A little better than the Zwickl for me. Has less candied malt, a little more salty and buttery as well. Pours clear orange with good head and lacing. Crisp finish. Average carbonation with oily texture. Bottle.
mansquito (3255) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Whole Foods, Bowery 50cl ($4): Pours a brownish amber with an off-white head. Aroma is earth and caramel malts. Taste is pretty sweet. Mild hoppy tinge. A bit of a sugary aftertaste. Nice an well balanced. Reminds my of a more fulfilling oktoberfest.
MrBeerFanatic (841) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark red/caramel color with a creamy fluffy head. Aromas of bread, musty, earthy, floral hops, toffee, and slight caramel. Flavors very similar to the aromas. Medium bread(white bread), big toffee, musty, earthy, just a hint of floral hops(almost similar to a jasmine ester). Most bready beer I’ve ever had. Lightly sweet. More on the yeast side with malt to balance. First beer in this style. Different that what I’m used to. Have mixed feelings on this one.
beerbaaron (1125) - Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ruby Brown. Medium off-white head, lasting soapy topping, good lacing. ASweet, fruity, caramel, toffee, toasty. Light but full flavored body. Toasty, sorta dry hoppy, sweet. Crisp and refreshing. Smooth, fairly creamy. Very nice.