Oakes (17676) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle, Abseits. Chestnut brown colour. The aroma is toasty and bready. Sweet, mixing sugar and nutty accents. Smooth and sweet, with toasty notes towards the finish. Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
Bottle @ Cafe Abseits. Rich dark cherrywood with pretty stable head. The aroma is gently cola-like with husky, grainy elements. Fizzy palate. Nice mild chocolate flavors, some dark bread. Sweet aftertaste. Alternates between being dull and good. Pleasant overall. kappldav123 (6100) - GERMANY - JUN 15, 2009
The bottle looks good, the beer in the glass also. Starts strong-malty, not too sweet. Little notes of liquorice. Finish woody-dry. Interesting bock! mjs (7357) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2009
(Bottle at Pikkulintu, Helsinki, on 2009-05-09) Very dark reddish brown. Small white head. Medium bodied palate with medium carbonation. Malts, molasses, lightly sweetness, roastedness and bitterness in taste. Bitterness and molasses in aftertaste. Miksu (5053) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 21, 2009
0,5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Dark amber. Sweetish, raisiny and bready aroma. Sweet, raisiny, nutty and bready flavor. Somewhat simple flavor.
TBone (17532) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2009
Bottled (Pikkulintu, BB 06/2009).
Deep copper color, small off-white head. Bready aroma, iron, grassy hops. Bready malty, sweet molasses, grassy hops. Quite standard, although sweet bock. jfb (6256) - GERMANY - DEC 30, 2008
(bottle) pours a clear dark ruby colour with a fluffy off-white head. aroma of roasted malts and coffee with lightly fruity herbal hops. flavour is also mostly roasted malts and coffee, with some pleasantly butterish notes and herbal hops thrown in. medium body and carbonation. MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2008
Bottle, 7.0%. Cloudy dark red brown colour. Very small tan head. The flavour is slightly sweet with some roasted and salty notes. Finishes with a slightly rough malt bitterness. Geiserich (4519) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 8, 2008
Bottled: Ruby red to brown color. Aroma is very malty, sweet, chocolate cake and bitter chocolate. Flavor has first a very balanced sweet/sourly mixture, then raisins, rumplums and lots of dark chocolate. Intensive roasted malt flavor, roasted malt bitterness, chocolate beans, hops and some coffee notes in a bitter balanced finish. Good one. downender (8659) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2007
Bottle from Landbierparadies, Nurnberg. Ruby-red with a moderate off-white head. Subtle aroma of caramel and dark fruit. Flavour of plain chocolate and raisins. A dry finish with some warming alcohol. Very enjoyable.