Christian (11628) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber beer with a lasting off-white head. Malty aroma with toffee notes. Dry and malty caramel flavour with a hint of licorice.
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 9, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
(6/29/08) Bottle sample at RBESG08 grand tasting in Plzen. Brown color with a beige head. Aroma of toasted malt. Sweet and quite malty flavor with toasted notes, hints of caramel and a slightly sourish finish. A bit watery.
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear warm orangey brown with a beige head. Soft aroma of roasted malt. Medium body with roasted malts and sweetish burned caramel. Subdued bitterness. 290608
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ the RBESG08 Grand Tasting. Semi clear and amber coloured with a medium sized head. Malty with notes of bread, grain and a hint of cardboard. A bit too sweet.
pivnizub (9166) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (@RBESG 08):Amber coloured, smaller loose white head,; dark malt and coffee in the nose; light to medium bodied, moderate dryish bitter-sweet flavour; even drier coffeeish-bitter finish. Good stuff............
TBone (13703) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@RBESG Grand Tasting 2008
Amber brown color, small creamy tan head. Light cardboard aroma. A bit caramelly, malty, mostly vanishing flavors. Hints of licorice. Ok dunkel-schwarzbier.
thewolf (11383) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2008
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle @ the RBESG08 Grand Tasting.
Pours deep brown amber with a small, film head. Aroma is sweet, lightly roasted with some rye bread. Light mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, some brown sugar, lightly roasted with a fruity tartness in the finish. Dull, otherwise.
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Grand Tasting, RBESG08.
Dark brown colour. Toast and chocolate in aroma. Nice rounded mouthfeel, and not so sweet with chocolate and dark berries. Low bitterness.
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Hazy ambery brown colour with mediumsized beige head. Aroma is plum, raisins, sweet malts and mild notes of syrup. flavour is malty, quit plummy and also has some bitterness and earth towards the finish.
harrisoni (14850) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at the RBESG08 Grand Tasting. Dark brown, dusty malty aroma. Syrupy malt in mouth. Dusty malt on finish. Not great, but pretty inoffensive.