Benzai (9621) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Dutchdrebus. Clear light amber color, average sized white to off-white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, some caramel, a bit sweet. Average body and carbonation. Quite nice.
pivnizub (9162) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - APR 16, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Copper coloured, huge, stable off-white head; honey in the nose, sweet malt, too, supported by a good dash of noble aromatic hops; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, soft, gentle MF, light to medium bodied; lingering sweet-bitter finish, noble hops, again, in the aftertaste. A very well balanced pivo..........
JoeMcPhee (8819) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2005
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle. Deep copper colour, thin white head. Nice sweet malty aroma, brown sugar, toffee, with the complexity that only a decoction can give you. Dark bready malt flavour, fairly sweet, light nuttiness and some caramel and toffee. Silky smooth and easy to drink.
crossovert (8675) - Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Decent "half-dark". It is somewhat caramally but overall light and easy to drink.
Meilby (8647) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2012
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden/amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain, wort, caramel, corn and green apples. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long sweet grainy, light bitter finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.
shrubber85 (8550) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Lightly fruity toffee malt and grass aroma. Dark amber color with nice head. Sweet light toffee malt and lightly bitter herbal hops. Mild astringent finish. Not bad.
3fourths (8468) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
draft. copper clear. light and mild pungent yeast nose. chewy, sticky burnt caramel, maple and toffee flavor. rich, toasty and delicious with a full body and frothy carbonation. moderately strong sweetness is balanced by body, carbonation and light bitterness, with a zingy lingering finish.
Quack-Duck (8382) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from a 7bottle multipack chutí from Billa Sušice. Clear brownish golden colour, large off-white head. Aroma of caramel. Medium-bodied, nice malty base with a lot of caramel and roaset flavours. Well-balanced, smooth, really nice.
Earlier Rating: 5/28/2007 Total Score: 3.5
on tap in Prague. deep yellow colour, nearly red. Low carbonation, very malty with flavours of honey.
MartinT (8351) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
An amber colour obviously for this polotmavé, with fast diminishing head and scarce lacing. Peppery hops pierce the dry malt husks, but fail to create any vigor and interest.
Peppery caramel dominates the mostly malty average-sized body. A dryish grassy hop finish and light toastiness precede the peachy fruitiness. All is united in softness, nothing is wrong, but this is just boring.
The demon’s gotten fat and complacent methinks.
jercraigs (8290) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Amber brown body, with a small white head. Aroma of tangy caramel malt, light note of fusels. Sweet saccharine wisps. Flavour is dull, sweet generic European character. Tart toasty bite, lingering dry aftertaste. Fruity notes as it warms up with light notes of pilsener-esque European hops bitterness that seems out of place. Average palate. Not bad but not my cup of tea. Thanks JoeMcPhee.