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RATINGS: 724   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark beer produced using caramel and rye malts. This combination of ingredients endows the beer with a harmonious hint of bread flavors and the specific aroma of caramel malt.
The ingredients are water, light caramel and rye malt, maltose syrup and hops.
Produced since 1992. 15°

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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (1073) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 27, 2017
15.89 oz. bottle. Pour was clear copper, foamy off white head. Aroma was caramel, bready. Taste was mild sweet, malty, caramel, faint chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AaronTDubs (486) - - MAY 23, 2017
Copper color. Malty aroma, caramel, bread, a touch of spiciness. Flavor is sweet and malty, some tart notes. A little bit spicy. A touch of roast. It’s quite good for a macro lager I’ve never heard of. Good not great.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
beerstar88 (585) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2017
Dunkelbraun im Glas mit cremefarbener Schaumkrone. Röstig Malziger Antrunk, süsslicher Körper, der nicht vollmundig wirkt aber gut würzig ist, Karamellnoten stark betont. Hopfenextraktnoten im Abgang sind nicht so besonders.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
corkyrory66 (1870) - BELGIUM - APR 23, 2017
Dunkel tmavy de 5,6 % abv, en format 50 cl, provenant de St Petersbourg, avec du malt cara de seigle et des extraits de malt d’orge et de blé. Mon exemplaire était exactement à sa date, à 4 jours près (ce qui pour une 4 originale, est fort à propos …). La bouteille est joliment gravée, ce qui ne présage en rien de ce que l’on va trouver dedans .. Couleur auburn caramel, à la clarté nette. Bulles fines, partout, vives. Mousse brun clair, à flocons fins, stable à 2 mm. Arômes de malt cara, prune, caramel, pointe de figue. 1ère bouche douce, soyeuse, avec une bonne prise de bouche sur malt et caramel, un peu artificiel certes. Arrière-bouche avec une petite impression de bière au riz. 2ème bouche d’une grande douceur, à l’ensemble correct malt/caramel. Arrière-bouche douce, longue, avec une pointe de seigle. 3ème où on retrouve le caramel un peu artificiel et une pointe métallique, mais l’ensemble est plaisant. La longueur n’offrira rien d’autre, mais restera agréable. Jambes fines, longues. Alcool correct pour le genre, mais on ne peut lui demander l’impossible !! Finale dans la ligne. CONCLUSION : je suis content de trouver une dunkel/tmavy qui passe la moitié du score .. et pour ma 1ère bière de Russie, c’est une vraie fête ...

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koleminer20 (3348) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2017
500 mL bottle shared by ebone1988 for the stupid book. The pour is a dark ruby copper color with a thicker light tan head and a lack of lace as it falls to a small bubbly ring. The aroma is very malty and full of caramel there is a little bitterness to it. It’s interesting. The flavor is definitely sharp and malty. A light caramel and a sharpness to it really ties it together. This is a bit messy, but it’s not terrible. The mouth feel is a little light and surprisingly carbonated with a lingeringly bitter caramel aftertaste. It’s not terrible, I suppose.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1802) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2017
Bottle shared with koleminer20. For the book. Aroma is caramel, booze, metallic, earthy, chocolate, malty, decent. Appearance is amber, light tan head, clear. Taste is caramel, sharp earthy hops, sweet, some cocoa, malty, not horrible. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light carbonation, sharp earthy hop and caramel malt aftertaste. Overall, it’s not nearly as bad as I expected it would be.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ehaak26 (466) - - MAR 31, 2017
Bottle from Liquor Barn into a pint glass. Lots of caramel in the aroma, with some bread as well.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
melush (3849) - SPAIN - MAR 17, 2017
50cl Bottle @ Combini, Seville, Spain. Reddish brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, wheat, dark fruits. Taste is malt, caramel, brown sugar, walnut. Medium body, medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wombat23 (1301) - Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2017
500ml bottle. Best before 4/27/2017. Pours amber with a small beige head. Aroma of malt, bread, and nuts. Taste is malt, caramel, nuts, brown bread, earthy notes, very faint molasses notes. Finish is mildly sweet. Honestly, much better than expected.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nordcore (1446) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle 50 cl. Brown, clear with a short lived lightbrown head. Aroma of sweet malt, bread and caramel. Bitter taste with a soft Caramel end.


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