Privatbrauerei Haffner, pours a reddish brown, clear, with little head. It has a subtle aroma, with dried fruit and a little nutty element.
It has lovely, juicy malts, toffee, raisins and an ever so slight toasted edge. The hops come to the fore with an apple-like touch and provide a lingering spiciness, leaning towards ginger. Later, a slight metallic edge creeps in, and I felt it was let down a bit with a resinous note to the finish, but that's just my personal dislike for resinous flavours coming through.
Overall, really quite nice. I'd gladly have another.