Nordcore (1027) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50 cl. Brown, hazy with small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, fruits, whiskey and nuts. Medium sweet, light bitter with a soft whisky end. Not bad
pilsnerrogge (2514) - Finspång, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark Brown with a medium head.
Aroma is wood and whiskey.
Flavour is whiskey, some peat and chocolate leading to a somewhat harsh finish.
GothGargoyle (1311) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy light brown with a small pale head. Aroma is caramel, whiskey, vanilla, brown sugar, dates. Full bodied, sticky mouthfeel, slightly sweet on the palate with a little alcohol on the finish. Taste is brown sugar, whiskey, dates, caramel.
tmrmwel (1003) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small mocha head. Aroma is roasted malts with oak and chocolate as well as some whiffs of alcohol. Medium body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet and malty, with chocolate and kandi.
gyllenbock (4871) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Antikvariatet, June 2014.
Hazy dark brown with a small creamy head. Aroma of malt, whisky, oak, roasted coffee, light smoke and some fruit. Similar taste. The finish was dry and quite sweet. An interesting beer.
ABS (491) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown. Tiniest bit of brown head. Alcohol, malt, coffee, chocolate nose. Warming. Low carbonation. Thick, oily body. Sweet. Bitter ending. Coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, some plum flavour.
Theis (13559) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear dark brown - white head. Ryebread. Smokey notes. Light peat. Roasted. Ok malty. Mellow whiskey. Dried fruits. Light alcoholic. Dark fruits. Oakey notes. A bit simple.
Finn (4319) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Flaske 0,5l fra Vinmonopolet, Tromsø Langnes. Ekstremt mørkebrun. Egentlig svart. Høyt tett og litt farget skum. Søtlig whiskyaroma. Smaken har det samme søtlige whiskypreget men ellers lite.
Frode (258) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50 cl.
Brown with tan head. Malt, peat and whisky in the nose. Sweet flavour, with caramel and some bitterness. But the flavour doesn’t live up to the aroma.
Bamsen78 (3239) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
#2600. Bottle at America Strikes Back, Ulfborg. Pours murky dark brown with some sediment and airy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, fruit, and whisky barrels. Smoky and sweet flavour of malt and fruit with notes of whiskey. Sweetish aftertaste. Warming alcohol presence. A nice one, indeed.