Serapac (498) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2017 gwfrankpsu (231) - McKinleyville, California, USA - JUN 22, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brown color with tiny bubbles that release the aroma of clove and a nice malt character. The flavor has clove, raisin and plum with noticable alcohol. A very good beer.
Bottle. Dark brown, smalliah light beige head. Aroma banana in chocolare, raisins, alcohol. Smooth texture, full body. Sweet taste, adds caramel elements. Bootlegger007 (225) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2017
Pours a dark brown with a off white cap head, aromas of dark fruits, plums, raisins and prunes, along with roasted malt, caramel and slightly boozy, flavours of sweet malt and caramel, along with some spice, full bodied and very warming. kto (1339) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 17, 2017
0.33l bottle from rewe in lörrach. pours a cloudy dark chestnut with a medium off’white head. mild aroma of raisins, dried prunes, figs, not much alcohol in the nose. flavour of cherries, wild berries, vanilla, coffee, alcohol-soaked fruit cake, bourbon. alcohol is definitely present but not overwhelming considering the abv. Schnabelhund (92) - TAIWAN - AUG 15, 2017
Aventinus Eisbock pours a dark brown color with a minimal tan head. The dense and fruity bouquet is brimming with ripe banana, backed by plums, prunes, as well as molasses and develops a slight savory note over time, while the clove note is subdued compared to the Aventinus this brew is derived from. The attack characterized is sweet, lightly roasty malts, caramel, as well as chocolate and is followed by a full-bodied mid-palate of brown bananas, dark fruits, and spices, although again with a surprisingly subdued note of cloves. The hop bitterness rises during the rich caramel finish with a light coffee note, in which the warmth from the alcohol is impressively well hidden for a brew that weighs in at 12% ABV. The thick, rich, yet smooth and surprisingly fizzy texture makes for an amazingly pleasant mouthfeel. Although whether the already great Aventinus benefits from the eisbock treatment certainly is a matter of taste, this big brew undoubtedly is a work of art worthy of praise. Scipio (1112) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2017
Pours brown with a full beige head that recedes slowly. The nose isn’t boozy at all, but is is sweet. Rather powerful, its very heavy in caramel and raisin, has some grape, fig, and hints of wheat. The taste remains sweet, but now I’ve found the alcohol flavors. And not very surprising, they’re pretty potent. Cherry is the main compliment here, with raisin, caramel, and plum in support as well. Alcohol and cherry aftertaste. Full bodied, with a thick, syrupy texture, and being more soft in carbonation. The alcohol content becomes apparent almost instantly with this one. Overall, this tastes very good but caution should be exercised. I wouldn’t want to drink more than one of these or at the end of the night.
poznan (45) - POLAND - AUG 7, 2017
Barwa brunatna, piana niska. W aromacie chleb, twaróg, owoce. Smak nie jest wcale zdominowany przez nuty chlebowe, jest naprawdę sporo owoców, ale wychodzi też alkohol. Pozostawia dość "winny" posmak. Piwo z dużym potencjałem, szkoda że alkohol nie jest lepiej ukryty. Tjomleif (236) - NORWAY - AUG 5, 2017
Bottle. This has tremendous aroma of berries, cloves and banana soaked in bourbon. The head lasts through the whole glass, topping a body of deep garnet. ironprog (87) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2017
11.2 oz. bottle. AROMA: Scent of smoked gouda, caramel, and alcohol. APPEARANCE: Pours an opaque, dark brown with a tan head that dissipates quickly. TASTE: Very sweet with undertones of salt. Flavor of raisins is quite predominant, with a little bit of bubble gum on the back end. PALATE: Full bodied with a creamy texture. Carbonation is a bit lively. Finish is long and sweet. OVERALL: I believe that this is the first Eisbock brew that I’ve tried, and I have to say, I am quite impressed. The only negative thing I can say is that it is very sweet (even when it is ice cold), so it might be difficult to have more than one at a time. But that one will be oh so good!! OminouSC2 (731) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2017
Mahogany color, medium sized beige head. Sweet aromas with caramel, sugar, malt, alcohol and spices. Sweet malt taste with caramel, brown sugar, spices, syrup and raisins. lkowalkowski (442) - POLAND - JUL 25, 2017
Barwa soku ze sliwek. Bardzo ladna piana, drobna i gesta. W aromacie glównie sliwki i nuty chlebowe. W smaku dochodzi delikatna karmelowa slodycz, szlachetny alkohol delikatnie wyczuwalny, absolutnie to nie przeszkadza. Bardzo dobre piwo.