BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Rich banana bread flavor without being too sweet or overpowering. Very reminiscent of overripe banana in the finish. Better as it warms up.
Tmoney99 (10585) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured an hazy brown color with a minimal frothy off-white head that mostly diminished with little lacing. Medium to heavy complex malt, banana and spice aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. Sweet drinkable beer.
solidfunk (3896) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not bad at all. Nice musky basement feel. A touch of citrus and a little oaky. Slightly floral. Finishes with some sourness and light sweetness. Light brown without much head or lacing. Good body. Bottle.
Stuu666 (2160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Craigís. Pours dark, dry toffee, banana, roasted malts, sweet and bitter.
bobaidan (505) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - JUN 3, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours reddish amber with a small head. Nose is all malt. A bit sticky but well carbonated. Flavor is delicious and the finish is sweet. Way to easy to drink for the ABV, but oh so very yummy.
60minuteman (724) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, dank, clear ruby red-brown. Minimal head and lace. Really sweet aroma of dark fruit, chocolate, cinnamon, spices, roasted malts, bread, wheat. Flavor is semi-sweet chocolate, dark fruits, dark malts, yeast, spices and sugar. Thin body and dry. Strooooonnng beer. Oh yeah it is. Complex.
BVery (6128) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Killer beer. Very deep amber brown pour with a small dense cream head that laces well. Nice banana element on top of bread and chocolate, plus some dark fruit. Many layers to enjoy, and they are complementary. Excellent brew.
bhensonb (10970) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from ? (Hate it when I donít write on the label). Looks brown, but strong light shows it to be very dark ruddy. Head was slight and transient. Aroma is malty/bready and rather dark fruit/spicy. Full bodied. Flavor is chocolate, dark fruit (like plums!), a little earthy (phenol?), and finally the banana ester thing. Itís not exactly dry (:)) and itís rather alcoholic (which took me a bit to notice). Yet itís a wonderful drink. Iím thinking bottle conditioning is really helping this one. The carbonation is sort of champagne/spritely. All it needs is a few more prunes. :))
nuplastikk (4347) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Sugar Maple. Tiny snifter. This beer is nice. Massive, big beer. Retains its Weizenbock character while truly imperializing. Banana chocolate tones. Wow. Unfiltered, blissfully malty, lots of depth. Complex. World Class. Massive, yet delicate. Well done.
superspak (2565) - Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/3/2013. Pours very hazy deep ruby red color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big banana, raisin, plum, fig, bubblegum, clove, molasses, caramel, cocoa, toast, brown bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast ester and dark malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big banana, raisin, plum, fig, bubblegum, clove, molasses, caramel, cocoa, toast, brown bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Light wheat tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of banana, raisin, plum, fig, bubblegum, clove, molasses, cocoa, toast, brown bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and dark malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full bodied; with a very creamy, moderately slick, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is fairly well hidden with a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice weizenbock style. Good balance, complexity, and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast and dark malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle 12fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.
[ As Weyerbacher Eighteen ].
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted - chocolate, caramel, sweet malt, sugary, malt extract, boiled malt - cooked malt - wheat - yeast. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long to average duration, burnt - boiled malt, malt extract, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.