KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2010
Black with a medium sized beige head. Aroma had fairly hard roasted malt, liquerice, coffee and dark chocolate. Flavor had hard roasted malt, dark chocolate, liquerice and dark chocolate. Finished sweet and roasted. jercraigs (10303) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2008
2008-05-17. Black body with modest tan head. Moderate aroma of roast and hints of smoke. Similar flavour, mild roast malt with mild smoky undertones. (6+) Average palate. Well crafted brew, but the flavour departments in which it excels in are not my favourites to start with, and it also probably lost a a point or two in the midst of a raucous tasting, as evidenced by the fact that I wrote down almost as many quotes as beer notes on this notebook page. At Rudolf’s, shared by Blankboy
<P>"... that sounds a lot better than Black-Out-Drunk-Guy." - Frylock<P>
"Once again you’ve failed us!" - Blankboy<P>
"...someone pissed on a midget... the got closed down..." - Rudolf DuffMan (10267) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2010
Bottle. Very dark walnut brown, light brown head that laces early then forms a ring. Coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Bitter roast, coffee, baker’s chocolate flavours. Finish is dry and slightly vegetal with medium bitterness. Solid. alexsdad06 (10262) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2009
22 oz. bottle from a trade (WeeheavySD?). Dark brown pour with a small beige head. Nice aromas of roasted malt,sweet, chocolate, and hints of dark fruit. The flavor resembles a stout more than most schwarzbier which is probably why I like this so much. Roasted malts, creamy chocolate, notes of coffee and smoke, and dark fruits mesh nicely together. It presents itself as a bigger beer. olio (10159) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2013
65 cl bottle.
marcus (10138) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 24, 2009
Pours dark red-brown color with a large off-white head. Aroma of ash, malts, hay and mild fruity notes. Flavor of malts, fruits, some smoky notes and faint licorice. Very strong carbonation, a bit watery palate though.
This black beer poured with a modest brown head and an aroma of coffee and licorice. The flavor is quite hearty for a lager, as one would expect from a good schwarzbier. There is a nice burnt malt taste, as well as bitter chocolate, coffee and treacle. Another wonderful beer from a great brewery. phaleslu (10098) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2010
22 oz. bottle via trade with daknole- thanks again, Dak! Pours a dark, hazy brown with a small tan head that leaves a ring around the inner edge of the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, dust, chocolate, toasted nuts, and lagery hops. Flavor of roased chocolate malts, toast, caramel, rust, cardboard, and wet tobacco leaves. Medium-bodied, with mild carbonation and a vegetal mouthfeel. Really easy to drink, and absolutely sessionable. Very nice schwarzbier. deanso (10070) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JUN 12, 2012
Sample at the molen tasting.Decent off white head. Very deep black pour. Lovely taste. A bit watery and very bitter but good brew. sebletitje (10048) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 13, 2008
Pours black with brown head.
Aroma is roasted, malty / coffee.
Taste is the same, caramelized sugar with a watery aftertaste.
Light and easy drink. GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Bomber courtesy of SuzyGreenberg. Pours nearly pitch black with a thin, creamy tan head that has little retention and lacing. Aroma is subtle. Light black cherries, beautiful chocolate ganache, mocha, molassessome campfire. Taste is iced coffee, some alpha hop bitterness, fairly dry. Bit of an oily mouthfeel. Rich, easy to drink.