HughConway (830) - Washington, USA - APR 11, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with nice head. Nice malt aroma. Nice dunkel flavor. Solid.
JoeinDahlem (1479) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 1, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to my man Philipp for this nice brew. Half-liter bottle pours a typical dark brown with decent beige head, receding to persistent layer. Even when chilled, beer offered a big, chocolate-malty nose. The flavor brought character, refreshment and balance... lightly sweet and bready maltiness, lightly roasted, lightly bitter. Plenty of flavor yet nothing sticks out. A touch on the fizzy side, but not overly so. A simple beer, but someone on the front end of it really knew what they were doing.
faroeviking (10664) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a nice deep amber-brown colour with a big well lasting off-white creamish head. Aroma of roasted caramel, soft roasty malt and some dark bread. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with roasty malt, roasty caramel, some bitter hops, bread and some brown sugar.
ekstedt (6668) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the Rover, Göteborg, Sweden. Deep copper with a medium off-white head. Caramelly malt aroma with notes of burnt sigar and earthy hops. Ligth to medium body. Well balanced with a dry finish.
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2007
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a clear, iced-tea hue with a medium, foamy, white head. The aroma is bizarrely similar to iced tea as well. Sugary, a little toffee, very bready and grainy. Slim, earthy hops. Flavour is quite similar to the aroma; starts lightly sweet and grows drier with each sip due to moderate astringency. Medium-light body; watery texture; fizzy, annoying carbonation. Grainy, astringent, watery...not the best effort I’ve had from this brewery.
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2007
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours good head,very dark red/brown colour.Medium carb,head is lasting,aroma mild coffee,malt,hoppy.Flavour a bit metallic,cooked flavours,nutty finish is sweet tangy,not their best.
blackbock (132) - Shoalhaven NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
A strong caramel aroma upon opening, good carbonation level which faded to slight lacing on the glass. Deep copper-red colour. Probably a slightly higher alcohol level than I expected, but clean on the palate. Body a little thin. This one was quite disappointing, I was expecting something bigger and better from the "älteste Brauerei der Welt."
tomciccateri (1034) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 16, 2007
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a .5L bottle, pours a clear dark brown color. with a lingering white head and lace. Medium body with a slightly dry Munich malt flavor and slightly chewy finish. Clean, OKAY.
sinkas (293) - Perth/Fremantle, AUSTRALIA - NOV 21, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
dark malty caramel nose, similar body with a slightly crystal malt twang,
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Copper coloured with a decent off-white head. caramel malt and nut aroma. Flavour of caramel with some earthiness. Good.