OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0.33 L bottle ordered from Vinmonopolet Nettbutikk. Dark gold colored body. Fully diminishing white top. Modest aroma. Some sweetish pale malts and a scent of something herbal leafy "green". MId-bodied. Edgy on the palate. Initial flavor is light soapy and harsh. Tea leaves, and indian curry-like spices. Restrained malt body. Strangly spiced ending. Ok, its from Libanon. Tick!
Simonsen (750) - NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
033.flaske kjøpt på polet. Klar,ravfarget nesten uten skum, En bisarr ølsom ikke ligner noe annet jeg har smakt. En mild bitter ettersmak og mye urter. Frisk smak av timian,salvie,mynte,anis og sumacifølge etiketten. Smaker litt som en blanding av grønn te og pizzakrydder. Uvanlig smak,men slettes ikke vond
angelkostvo (720) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 17, 2013
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Orange color, clear with no head. Aroma of thyme, spearmint, herbs. Taste is a bit watery, sour and not good. Light body , flat carbonation, a bit oily texture. Interesting but too expensive for the quality.
mczee (21) - NORWAY - JAN 8, 2013
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Golden/amber color, white fine foam. Spicy. An unusual pale ale.
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gunnfryd (11429) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is oregano, spices, malt. Flavour is oregano, spices, malt, herbs, pine, hop. Medium body. Strange beer.
Cuso (5196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from trade with Cunningham, many thanks. Amber colored beer with small off-white head. Malt, caramel, mint, chamomile and other herbs in aroma. Taste, sweet malt, caramel, herbs (thyme, chamomile and others), some fruitiness. Herb bitter finish. Very unusual, but tasty, moreish beer. I would like taste more beers from this brewery.
Cunningham (4996) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Spicy nose. Some pepper there. Medium body with a moderate sweetness and a fine bitterness. Slightly sweet fruity and spicy flavour. Nice suprise :-)
[Bottle from Vinmonopolet Oslo - Vika in Oslo, Norway]
Miksu (4982) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.33 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Copper to amber color. Sweet spicy aroma with grassy thyme, eucalyptus and orange peel. Dryer flavor with plenty of thyme, grass and some biscuity notes in the background. Light to medium body. Thyme is on top and creates an impression of meat stew. Dominated by spices but in a pleasant way.
czar (4768) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
pours clear golden orange with a small white cap, little retention, no lacing. spicy malts but mostly loads of other spices - loads of aggressive thyme and pepper, sage, a certain leafiness, even some astringent black tea, faint fruity and lightly toasted malts. average to soft carbonation, light body - oily, decent grassy-herbal finish. unbalanced. some new styles are just meant to vanish... for good reasons.
Palme (3606) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.33l bottle. Crystal clear dark golden in color, some floaters floating about and it has a medium sized light bubbly and lacing just off-white head. Om the nose it’s quite spicy alright. Hard to tear the spices apart, but I get Christmasy cinnamon and cloves mainly. Perhaps also some soft fennel seeds in here as well? Quite nice on the aroma. It has a soft oily to watery mouthfeel with a small bubbly average carbonation level. Light spicy in the taste also, melon zest and a nice soft bitterness. I feel the cumin and coriander dominates. More light cinnamon and cloves, perhaps also a tone of grassy chutney. That makes no sense but this is quite a strange brew. All in all, easy drinkin’ and absolutely an alright one. Almost like drinking my homemade kebab.. 21.09.2012