garza (573) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - AUG 4, 2012
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black colour with a biege/brown head. Malty roasty aroma overall but not strong. Malty taste but not overwhelming, yet resfreshing. Medium sweetness and a little bit more than light bitterness. Medium body, creamy, average carbonation, and a more light bitter-malty finish. Good choice when you are in Spain and there is only crap beer available.
lupulonimbus (21) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - JUN 29, 2012
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Can, 33 cl (too much anyway). Small head, dark brown. Medicine-sweet aroma. Syrupy, metalic sweetness, someth.-cola notes, sugar. Reminding, somehow, of a communist attempt to imitate cola-style soft drinks (styled "quick-cola", "frucola"), if not for the alcohol (which at 5,4% seems suprisingly distinguishable). Forgettable, at best.
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can in Malaga. Dark caramel body with puffy head. Nose of malts, paper and spices. Taste is roasty malts, spices. Syrupy texture. Good.
erickok (5628) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clean dark brown body with frothy tan head. Some coffee, burned toast, raw grains, rye and sweaty cheese. Enough going on but not particularly pleasant. Mild roasted bitterness dominates the flavour. Light bubbly palate, no real complexity here. It’s okay. (33cl can from a Valencian supermarket)
Lowenbrau (3751) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2012
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
330ml can. Roasty and sweet aromas. Pours dark copper, with some thin creamy tan head and lacing. LIght body and high carbonation. Taste is malty, some roasty and sweet. Correct sweet aftertaste. A bit watered down.
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 12, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bote de 330ml. Servida fresco, no fría. Copa Pokal. Notas de ene´12. Saboreada muchas veces tanto de grifo como en botella/bote. Color ambar oscuro y rubi intenso a contraluz. Espuma marfil cremosa, de burbuja mediana. Bonitos encajes en las paredes. En nariz maltas torrefactas y matices de cacao. Entrada de maltas tostadas y amargor seco en boca. Paladar aterciopelado aunque, desafortunadamente, algo chispeante. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación alta. Final herbaceo sutil. La amplia disponibilidad, tanto en supermercados como en bares no especializados, representa su mayor enemigo. Cuida la temperatura correcta y condiciones de la botella y servicio antes de degustarla. Muchos litros muestran la ausencia de adecuadas condiciones de transporte y servicio.
330ml can. Served at cool temperature .Pokal glass. Review on jan´12.Enjoyed many times both on-tap & bottle/can. Dark amber in color, deep ruby to the light. Off-white creamy, medium size bubbled, crown. Nice lacing on sides. Roasted malts with chocolate hints to the nose. Toasted malt upfront, dry bitterness in mouth. Velvet palate but unfortunately quite fizzy sensation. Medium body, heavy carbonation. Subtle herbal finish. Wide availability –many supermarkets & non specialized snack-bars- represents its most important danger. Watch up correct temperature & bottle/service conditions before enjoyed it . Actually a lot of gallons show lackness of proper transport & service requeriments.
daniele (8433) - ITALY - JAN 11, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
scura schiuma media non molto persistente naso maltato fruttato non molto corpo dolciastra e poco persistente
andrepintado (2978) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 8, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at caffe noir, braga. Very nice aroma and apperance. Lacks taste and palate, but still overall very nice.
teddybeer (3577) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 3, 2011
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can 33cl. Black beer with off-white head with good formation of big bubbles but easily dissipited. Aroma is toasted malts and some mitallic hints. Cereal and toasted malt taste. On palate results light bidied with medium carbonation and average density. Watery final. I expected more about this beer....
Derek881 (1260) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I had this beer poured from the bottle in a bar in Barcelona. The beer was a dark brown/black color with an average-sized, creamy, off-white head that had little retention and average cling. The beer had a toasty malt aroma with some chocolate, caramel, and earthy hops. The taste was somewhat sweet with a bit of chocolate and grains in the flavor. It had a creamy, rich body with low carbonation and was pretty smooth.