Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown colored with slight red hints. Medium sized light brown head. Sweet, caramelly, strongly hopped, still surprisingly thin aromated. Medium bodied. Flavor is better with starting caramel and sweet fruits, ending dries with bitter and floral touch, mild licorice also in aftertaste.
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2010. The head is medium, the body brown. it smells darkmalty. sweet. The taste is darkmalty, sweet, less CO2, bit hoppy, good body.
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
half legible notes. "bottle at zwergla (none of that is correct). smokey, meaty, doughy beer. clean. r efreshing. good. ultra drunk when i had this. my apologies.."
evergreen0199 (3298) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Brauerei Fassla, Bamberg, Germany. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Fruity, malty aroma. Tastes malty, caramel, dark fruit.
hawanna (3267) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,5 l bottle BB 18. Jun 13
Appearance: red, clear, frothy, tan foam, caramel, bread, cereal, roasty, citrus, herbs, leaves, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, slick feel, average carbonation,
tgncc (3128) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
At the brewery. Nice Amber color. The aroma is caramel, fruit, LI ght hops. The flavor is caramel sweet, light chocolate, bread, fruit. The finish is sweet, light noble hops. Nice, easy to drink.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
In bottle at home with Sev. Pours an amber colour with a thin beige head. Malty aroma is a little smoky and also quite nutty. Again a little smoky flavour with caramel, plums and chocolate. Mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Quite subtle for a Bamberg beer.
Werckmeister (3040) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 22, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0,5l bottle at home courtesy of amazngwrldfood and selected by SinH4, big thanks to both. BB 18.10.2016. copper clear color, small off-white head. smells of tobacco, light plums, some cardboard, spices. okish smell. medium to full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of spices, tobacco, peppery, light cardboard again, a bit grainy. finishes lightly dry with notes of spices and tobacco. quite average beer.
MrOrla (3008) - Odense C, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at him. Pours hazy deep amber with a white head. Aroma of caramel, hayish, light dried fruits, generic metallic like malts. Nothing going on here except the sweetness. Kinda harsh
ALLOVATE (2992) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The dwarf’s beer!
Tried this from the bottle into a Fässla stein at the Bräuhaus, Bamberg, Germany.
Place was raging whilst I knocked this one back. Germany won in a shoot out at the World Cup, the young were lively, the more mature absolutely raucous and then there was my wife and I, the only visitors from abroad. This place rocked long into the wee hours, no chance of sleep. Absolutely fell in love with Fässla, and this beer is just another notch on the side of grandish.
Bright mahogany body, very scarcely carbonated but managed to raise up a lovely, fluffy, rocky tan head that held on tight and snowed over the entire glass. Very musty, oddly aged malt nose. Strange, reminiscent of a dank cellar and a moist forest floor with touches of ripe, fell fruit that add a spice, and just a little smoke showing late. Enticing, funky!!!
Palate is quite dry, a little vinous and slightly fruity and musty like the aroma. Good depth of malt, light smoke and a little tang of tannins down the back that doesn’t upset the balance. Very well rounded, good solid feel in the mouth, and definitely flavoursome. Medium-light in body, and soft and creamy on the tongue. Swallow holds a light metal tinge, just a touch of bitter, burnt malts and is woody and malty long into the swallow. This is quite a unique tasting Dunkel. Very refreshing and bloody popular with the locals, the young mostly which is good to see. A unique one, balanced and well crafted. Good too the last.... cheers to Fässla!!!!