Kauge (182) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
50 cl bottle at Sesoon (€ 2,20) in Tallinn, July 2014. Must have been at least 5 years since I last had it. Let’s see. Pours a nice reddish mahogany with a tan head, doesn’t stay long but doesn’t completely disappear either. Both aroma and taste are mostly caramelly and malty, slightly metallic too. Only a hint of bitterness in the short finish. Nose is sweeter than taste. Light body, mediumish lively carbonation. Was served very cold but it seems actually to be a whole lot better when at room temperature or slightly cooler; letting it warm also helps getting rid of some of the redundant carbonation, making the palate nice and smooth. Overall - it is very OK for a macro; years ago it must have been among the most drinkable local beers on the market. Today I’d say it’s really not far from the lower end of the craftier stuff we have in stores, maybe even better than some.
Grzesiek79 (3261) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from trade with Marduk (Many Thanks!). Piwo brazowe z refleksami czerwieni i ciemnego bursztynu. Slodkie, karmelowe, brazowy cukier. Troche dla mnie za slodkie i karmelowe. Piana jest znosna choc niewielka ale wyglada ladnie, ale niestety tez szybko opada. Lekko gryzacy posmak w gardle i zbyt wysycone za bardzo. Piwo przecietne.
HopfenWeisse (1082) - - JUN 17, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Dark amber color with small head. Aroma is roasted malt. Flavor is sweet. Not that great beer here.
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Had a lot of bad beers in Estonia last summer. And this I poured almost directly into the sink. Vile.
Kavu (2281) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0,5l on tap @ Joe’s Place, M/S Europa. Pours dark red with a low off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts and vegetables. Decent, but nothing special.
teddybeer (2244) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Dark brown colour with a light beige head. Aroma is slightly caramel and toasted malts. Flavor is light toasty with hints of burnt sugar. Light body in the final.
MadRobin (1999) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 12, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2014 Poured from 500 ml bottle at Pubi Pizza in OtepĆ¤Ć¤, Estonia. Clear, mahogany with a small khaki head and good lacing. Aroma of caramel, toffee, and mild slightly tart dark fruit. Taste of toffee, caramel, metal and the same mild slightly tart dark fruit. Light body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Erzengel (2718) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 2, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
0,5 l bottle, L 26 08 06 10:58 A/I Rating from 2006
Malzig-fruchtiges Bier mit dem Aroma dunkler Trockenfrüchte. Sehr süß mit harmonierender Bitternote. Etwas wässrig. Sehr süffig, aber viel zu süß, um die (in Ansätzen) guten Aromen richtig in Szene zu setzen…
Andy_ (722) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Copper orange clear beer with a quite big blonde head. Aroma and flavor are malty, metallic, maizey stale sweet like bulk beers. Thin mouthfeel with high carbonation. Little bitterness but a short finish. To me it feels like a normal pale macro lager with little color added to make it dark.
visionthing (2798) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
50cl bottle from Rimi. Pours copper coloured with a white head. Malty caramel aroma with dark dried fruits. Sweet and caramely with some bitterness.
Fairly light bodied. Easy to drink but sweet and boring.