rauchbier (3499) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
1.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle, from an ethnic food store in Scunthorpe. Deep chestnut red, no head and low condition. Worty malt in the nose with a touch of earthiness, light sweet maltiness in the mouth, quite thin with a low tinny ferrous note and slight vinous fruitiness, finish is worty and sweet but quite short.
Beersiveknown (2123) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 29, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home from local European food store.
Ruby tinged brown with a lacing of tan head. Lactose sweetness on nose but fairly faint. Fairly sweet with plenty of carbonation, fudgey full bodied, plum, muscavado and toffee finish.
Snegurochka (331) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2013
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
500ml bottle brought from Riga to our XIX Beer Session 22.03.12. Mahogany coloured body, no head and no lacing. Smells like wort and tastes like wort and brown sugar. It’s sweet, sticky and watery.. This is NOT anything like porter! A dissapointment from A-Z, or in my case from A to Å, which is even worse really! Offensive, what more can I say?
larsga (5814) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Small beige head. Clear barely translucent deep dark red body. Earthy pumpernickel aroma with mealy syrupy notes.Sweet earthy pumpernickel taste. Fullish body. Mild, flat mouthfeel. Sweetish earthy grainy pumpernickel aftertaste with roasted sugar and roasted rice notes. Intensely earthy and very sweet. Not too bad. (0.5l bottle, from Stockmann, Riga.)
kiwianer (2955) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 5, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
It tastes a bit like Kwas, sweet, bread. In the aftertaste sweet, bread, plum. Not bad for a Low Alcohol beer. -/11/9/8/8/8
Marduk (1667) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 3, 2012
0.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
0,5l glass bottle. Dark brown color. Some beige head appears, only to disappear really fast. Bread, roasted notes in aroma, disturbing plastic smell. Ohh my god how sweet it is. This is pure sugar. Disgusting. I very rarely throw drinks away, but this goes to sink straight away.
TheCellarer (26) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2012
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2012 500 ml bottle shared at Beer session XIX in Tromsø 220312. Sorry to the other participants, as the "bezalkoholisks" part was discovered too late. But being non-alcoholic is still not an adequate reason for the overall vileness of this brew. Body is dark brown with absolutely no head or lacing. Pours like something humans should not drink. Odour of worts makes it resemble wort beer more than any porter I have ever tasted. Flavour is extremely sweet and candy-like, not unlike King of Denmark drops. Sticky and unpleasant palate. If Aldaris Porteris is the heaven of Baltic porters then surely this must be hell.
Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2012
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
500ml bottle, thanks to Elisabeth and Stefan for sharing. Bubbly surface to a mahogany coloured body. Just plain smell of wort. Oversweet malt-extract in flavour, some sticky sweet, brown sugar as well. No way (Tromsø, 22.03.2012).
oh6gdx (19652) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2010
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled@The 1st Vaasa CS/ES beer session (thanks MM). Hazy brown colour with small beigeish brown head. Aroma is quite much mash mixed with coca cola. Flavour quite much the same with ryebread added. Tastes just like dark tablebeer.
Miksu (4741) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2009
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
0.5 l bottle, thanks Eve R! Slightly hazy very dark brown color with small head. Sweet malt extract aromawith dark rye bread. Sweet bread and malt extract flavor with rye, nuts, dark sugar and raisins. Cloying. Tastes like malt extract, not beer.