laiti (7873) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
33 cl bottle @ vPBF, no BBE info
Aroma is rather strong on butter and some grainy malt. Flavour has grainy malt, some butter and hints of hay. An English Pale Ale? Really? This feels exactly like a Pale Lager.
TBone (15523) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled 330ml (vPBF, BB 12/2012)
Clear golden, small white head. Papery, sweetish malty aroma. Light-bodied. Green apple, grainy notes, cardboard. Not much going here.
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled@vPBF2012 (thanks teddybeer!). Yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild herbs and some bready malts. Flavour is floral, bready and mildly herbal.
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
330 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a a pale golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malts and some grass. Flavour of grainy malts, wet paper, honey, English toffee and Goldings hops. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and hard carbonation. Finishes grainy and sweet. Not very good.
olio (8727) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
33 cl bottle @ vPBF.
Pours pale clear golden color with small head. Aroma of grain, pale malts, grass and some lemony fruits. Flavor of grass, malts, some herbs and grain. Boring but drinkable.
visionthing (4365) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
33cl bottle from El Corte Inglés, Madrid. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, cooked vegetables and hints of hops. Feels much more like a cheap, industial pale lager than an English pale ale. Sweet and malty with some bitterness. Ok beer, but very boring. (2012-08-16)
Vaiz (4172) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Hazy golden pour. Aroma is grainy, straw, slightly soapy, fruits. Flavor is slightly sweet, grainy watery and quite boring.
Mezcalmannen (395) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2012
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
A light yellow beer with a small white head. Aromas and flavours are very mild, there’s a bit of grains and a slight sweet flavour, disappointing.
CH-303 (1879) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Shared with Nordcore:
Appearance: Golden, clear. Very little head.
Aroma: Malt, grains. Straw.
Taste: Malt, some hops. Watery. Standard.
Info: 330ml bottle, 30/6-2012
erickok (4928) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUN 1, 2012
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2012 Never heard from thsi brewer before, but the Spanish (which I don’t speak) label looked promising. Unfortunately, pouring the beer revealed a pale lager of the mass produced kind Very yellow and clear. Very grainy, skunky, vegtables and sweet corn. Ugh. Taste isn’t as bad, but mostly because it hardly has any. Bit of a dry ending. I know this brewer now, but it didn’t exactly enrich my life. (From a Valencian supermarket)