austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle. Dark clear brown, small fizzy beige head. Molassy aroma, little butter, syrup, herbs and salt. Some cherries in the flavor, along with mild liquorice, dr. pepper, herbs and syrupy maltiness. Little alcohol found. Light bodied, coarse soda like carbonation. Its got flavors, but just not all that pleasant ones.
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle. Finland.
Very porter-like beer for a München Dunkel. Caramel and warming alcohol.
FatPhil (10995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2008
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle - - Alko - shared by mirjukka - thanks!
Very dark red, small persistent head. Burnt raisiny malty aroma. Rich hazelnut taste, and a quite dry palate. Nutty finish. Good czech dunkel.
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of thewolf. Pours a clear dark brown with a reddish hue and a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and burned caramel. Quite full-bodied with sweet burned caramel, almost like rock candy. Subdued bitterness. Lovely. 270608
Tranquillity (1454) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Dark brown with a thick, smallbubbled beige head. Sugary and roasted bread in the aroma, plums. Taste very fresh and hoppy, with a bit more sweetness towards the end. Very dry for a christmas beer (don’t actually know if it is one, there’s some christmas stuff on the bottle).
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours brown with a creamy white head. Strong & heavy notes of bread/ryebread, liquorice & alcohol. Taste is ryebread & caramel. Medium bodied. OK
ogivlado (6428) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 12, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled(500ml). -Dark brown coloured, medium sized tan head, toffee nose. Light roasted malt, caramel, bitter coffee and very hoppy taste with discreet notes of chocolate. Pleasant moderate bitter hoppy finish and aftertaste. Very good Czech dunkel.
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with medium off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, tye brea and caramel notes. Sweet flavor with caramel, roasted malt, breadish and dark fruits. Ends sweet.
asheft (2746) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dried fruit and toasty aroma with detectable hops. Clear but nearly opaque, dark garnet with a lasting tan foam. Flavour: dried fruit, plum preserves, toasty malt. Sweet with only a little bitterness. Full body, almost chewy with a sweet finish.
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
courtesy of Pascal Sauser - clear brown colour with a poor head retention; some toasted malts, biscuity; sweet with a medium malt body; long almondy finish - a good one