kappldav123 (6097) - GERMANY - OCT 31, 2008
The bottle looks good, the beer in the glass also. Strong-malty aroma. Tastes malty and dry, a bit alcoholic, modest sourish in the end. Finish a bit unbalanced. Drinkable! Quack-Duck (9484) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2008
bottle, thanks to BO! Clear amber-brown colour, mid-sized beige head. Very creamy with lots of caramel flavours. Full-bodied, sweet and malty, also hints of roasetd malt and toffee. pivnizub (10575) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2008
Bottle:Amber coloured, small tanned foamy layer; french fries and dark toasted malt in the nose, traces of alcohol too; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, medium to full bodied; slightly alcoholic, nutty and dark-malty finish. O.K., not too demanding........ fonefan (48790) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2008
Bottle swing top 50cl @ Home.DSG (14685) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
[As Schinner Markator]. Clear medium amber color with a large, frothy, good lancing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, dark bread, light alcoholic, brown sugar notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (090608)
(6/29/08) Bottle sample at RBESG08 grand tasting in Plzen. Deep amber color. Aroma of malt, some graininess and some caramel. Malty caramelly flavor with some toastiness and some graininess. Medium-bodied.
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2008
Bottle at the RBESG08 Grand tasting. Alround rating: Typical dopplebock, sweet pale and richer malts, grassy and herbal hops. caramel character dominates. TBone (17442) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2008
[email protected] 2008 Grand TastingMarko (5640) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 15, 2008
Dark amber color, small beige head. Burned malty, caramelly, grassy hoppy aroma. Caramelly, ryeish, grassy-hoppy. Typical doppelbock, but not among the classic good ones.
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2008 RBESG08 grand tastingoh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2008
Really dark amber body. Very good malty and honey nose, some alcohol. Nice soft malty taste, notes of alcohol. Bit boring however.
Bottled. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, sour fruityness as well as some mild earthyness., Flavour is malts, earth, some caramel and very sweet notes. ekstedt (6746) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2008
Sampled at the RBESG08 grand tasting. Clear amber/copper, medium tan head. Mudgy and caramelly malt aroma with some earthy hops. Dry finish. A good doppelbock.