fonefan (47099) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ the Spezial Brewery in Bamberg. Poured very dark copper, almost black with a big thick head. Huge nose of smoked malts with a lot of fruit aromas. Flaver is powerful and the mouthfeel is rich.
yespr (42641) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to hazzlenut brown with a dense, creamy and orange to tan head. Mild leathery smoked initial aroma. Slight tarish following this. Mild and sweet caramel malt base with a light leathery smoked note on top. Smooth smoked from back of the nose too. Lasting mild smoked impression into the far finish.
Ungstrup (36180) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. A deep red beer with a collapsing light orange head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with light notes of smoke and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of caramel, but also evident notes of smoke, which leaves the end a tad dry.
joergen (27022) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar.
Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head.
Malty aroma of smoke and bread.
Malty flavour of caramel, smoke, bread and hops.
oh6gdx (26261) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reddish copper colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel, mild wood, smoke and leather. Flavour is very identical along with some slight yeasty notes. Very pleasant.
anders37 (25103) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a deep dark amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Malty bready/grainy aroma with some smoky hints. Sweet smooth malty smoky flavor. Long malty smoky finish.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(On tap) Beautiful, clear orangey brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and a whiff of smoke. Medium body with roasted malt and some burned caramel. Enticing but not exaggerated smoke flavour - just to rouse your palate. Very subdued bitterness. 081106
omhper (24490) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2002
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark chestnut brown. Malty with balanced smokeyness. I miss a bit depth, and I don’t find it very complex.
madmitch76 (23944) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
26th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 3. Train swig. Clear amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is airy and light and very dry. Smooth smoked fish, little dried fruits. Dry finish.
Leighton (20121) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared on the train from Nuremberg to Freising during day 3 of the Bamberg Jolly of January 2015. Pours clear honey-gold with a creamy white head. Good smoked malt aroma, some bread, light butterscotch. Medium sweet flavor with some sugary bread, more smoke, caramel. Light bodied with average carbonation. Moderately smokey on the finish with more bread, slight caramel notes. Nice one.