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Volkan Santorini Black

First Lomax
Brewed at ZEOS Brewing Company

Style: Dunkelweizen
Fira Santorini, Greece
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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We condition the water for the beer with our proprietary Santorini basalt "Lava rock filter" and then blend the beer with flavourful ingredients of exotic hops, fragrant Santorini honey and Citrus Medica-a rare fruit brought to Greece from Persia by the army of Alexander the Great. For each 1€ of profit, Volkan will help reduce the Greek National debt by 50 eurocent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (1578) - Alabama, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle, 02/03/15. Pours dark cola with a decent, off-white head. Aroma is light butter, light diacetyl, some roast and tobacco. Taste is some butter, light citrus, grain. Finishes herbally citric. Light, decent carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7657) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 01/2016. (Cava Π) Athens, Greece. Dark brown colour with a small light tan head. Fruity hops, mild yeast, caramel sweetness, liquorice and notes of wheat in the aroma. The flavour is toasted malt, mild salt, airiness and some fruity notes. Thin and flat. A bit of a disappointment. But at least I helped Greece with the national debt*. * For each 1 euro of profit, Volkan will help reduce the Greek national debt by 50 euro cent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (4502) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2015
Smooth dark and chocolate beginning. Fresh with mild yeast. Not much roast, but dark and dry caramel. The mainpart is round, nice fresh chocolate, mild yeasty in the aftertaste. Great brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (481) - GREECE - JAN 7, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Dark brown color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, caramel, light coffee and chocolate. Sweet and light bitter taste like the aroma. Light to medium body, oily with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (5078) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
light burnt aroma,brown, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, lighjt bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hansen (7081) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
Its not a Dunkelweizen, its clear, has notes of toffee and caramel, so no Dunkelweizen. Its a Dunkel/Tmavý. Dark brown and clear. Off-white head. Aroma is sweet, toffee, faint cola too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thb (735) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Darkest brown, lingering but minimal tight foam. Aroma is malty - toast, nuts, (toasted nuts!). Taste is mid-sweet roast - almost a Guinness-like character actually. In the malt character anyway. Then it moves to an odd finish, with something that I guess is honey? And the "citrus medica"? The whole "lava filtered" thing on the bottle is a bit annoying but it ends up with a pretty decent drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (12343) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, wheaty, caramel and nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 121114

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11810) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle, 5%. Dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is light roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, bread and a a little coffee. Flavour is malt, light roasted malts, caramel, bread, little chocolate, little coffee, medium sweet, little wheat, hop and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (11072) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and light yeasty aroma. Light bitter flavor. Short light bitter finish. Lacks esters. watery palate.

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