Sammy (12725) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2005
Pours little leasting fizzy head. peach colour. Initially quenching and fruity but soon strong carbonation overwhelms and burns, and sugary sweet finish it doesn’t work for me. jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2006
on tap-pours a thin white head with copper color and effervescence. Aroma is faint sweet malt. Taste is sweet malt, hops with some bite. Slightly flat aftertaste. OK carbonation. shrubber85 (11615) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Bottle. Strong grainy malt and caramel aroma. Copper color with small head. Caramel and strong barley malt flavor with a mild hops finish. A very nice festbier - I really like the flavor of the malt in this beer, and it has much more body than most beers in this style.
BVery (11361) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 24, 2009
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a foamy white head. Malt bomb. Aroma of caramel, bread, and malt. Taste is very malty. Tiny bit of hop poking through. hopscotch (11236) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2002
This beer rocks.
LOTS of rich malt in the nose. The German hops give off a perfume-like aroma. Also detected prunes. Perfect, sparkling amber. Small khaki head with nice lacing. Very malty, slightly sour. Slightly thin, watery mouthfeel. Fizzy. Mohave dry, yet slightly sour in the long finish. Rich Malt lingers on the tongue for quite a while. Worth a try.
DocLock (11020) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2004
Pours amber, with medium head. Aroma of brown sugar and malt. Good malty taste with some sweetness at the finish. allmyvinyl (10995) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2016
355ml bottle from Appellation Wines, Comely Bank. Pours clear dark amber with no real head. Aromas of metallic malt, honey. Taste is tea, honey, faint floral bitterness at the back. Slightly sticky. gnoff (10891) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
355 ml bottle from Systembolaget Majorna (Göteborg). BB 11 JUL 2015, sampled on October 17, 2014.kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Clear to perhaps a tad bit hazy deep golden to amber to pale copper oxide color. Smallish teal head that leaves some lacing on the side of the glass. Mainly malty and grainy scent, sort of raw grains, a bit to the dry and acidic side. Dry, malty, sweet, grainy, grassy, herbal, light bitter taste. Some bitterness, grainy, light acidic, dare I say some stomach bile/puke aftertaste. Medium to fizzy, to the high side CO2 mouthfel, medium to medium high rather dry and mineral like bitterness. Some floral stems, solvent like almost harsh bitterness, rather resin like green feel to it. Some sand and wet stones mixed with cabbage and dandelion leaves. Lots of garden greens and not so much herbal richness. The hops does come through some, but are shadowed by a lot of not so well implemented characteristics. Not for me, and I wouldn’t go for German style either, just not something I’d go out for again, as for always per my personal taste.
Date: 09/29/2007jercraigs (10858) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2004
Source: Brick Store Pub
hay amber, fine off white head, streaks of drippy lace,
rich sweet bready malt aroma with balancing earthy hops,
rich malt flavor, great bready munich malt character, nice sweetness is balanced by the earthy hops, light bitter finish,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Bottle from Premier Gourmet. Thanks for the pick up IPFreely. Dark slightly orange amber body with a smallish white head and nice lacing. Slight metallic notes in the aroma, touch of earthy smokiness and malt. Flavour is on the sweet side and malty but not overpoweringly so. More notes of earthy smoke flitting about in the flavour as well, very subtle but noticable. Not a ton of hops that I can detect, but they are not really missed either. Decent medium mouthfeel. Nice, restrained quaffable session beer.