Sebilinz (1064) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown body with tan head. Aroma is nuts roasted malts with some caramel. Taste is nearly the same but with more sweetness. Aftertaste is sweet and slightly bitter.
justsayswell (172) - Mission, Kansas, USA - MAY 21, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep mahogany with a big rocky head. Nose is raisin, almond, caramel malt, piney/ floral hop. Palate is fairly light to medium with some prickly carbonation. Some dry stone fruit and caramelly, bready malt. Mild piney hops. A touch sweet. Decent brown.
niquillis (1802) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Beer Dock, Crewe. Pours chestnut with off white head. Sickly malt aroma, well balanced brown, some citra, caramel. Malt back, decent.
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours ruby reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma of red apples, caramel, malt and biscuits. Flavor is sweet and malty with some caramel, chocolate and red apples. Medium body, average carbonation.
Geiserich (3700) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Intensive caramelic nose, nuts, malts, roastiness. Rubin red, light brown color, brownish head. Flavor is malty, sugary, caramelic, maple syrup, roastiness, roasted malt bitterness. Complex brew but a hint too sweet.
Arve_Christian (3942) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
ON bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order ( BU). AMber color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; malty, dried fruits, caramel and some hops. Medium body & complexity. SOme sweetness, balances very well. Enjoyable.
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. A strong malty smell, some alcohol and sweet hints of spices and cola. The small beige head is creamy. The body is nearly black. A very malty, light bitter taste, some with chocolate and coffee. The body is medium strong, very creamy with a normal carbonation.
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium brown head. Clear red body with strong carbonation. Perfumy fruit and wild berry aroma with resiny notes. Sweetish wild berry and oranges taste with perfumy spicy fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry-acidic spicy orangey Fisherman’s Friend aftertaste with artificial resiny fruity notes. Not bad, but much too artificial and perfumy. (0.355l bottle, from Vinbudin Kringlan, Reykjavik.)
Almaco (7) - FINLAND - APR 29, 2015 does not count
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The roasted malts and strong carbonation makes this a rich but light drop. A good depth of flavour without being over powerful. Burnt caramel hits first then some subtle hops - dark fruits mostly. Well worth a try
wekker84 (1880) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle a brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts some roasted malts caramel dark fruits some earthly notes and some hops flavor malts caramel spicy dark fruits and hops