oh6gdx (23917) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled (from vinmonopolet Kirkenes). Deep ruby red colour, pretty much no head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, some burnt sugar as well as some mild vanilla. Flavour is salted liquorice, strong burning alcohol. and some spiciness.
TBone (14900) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Kirkenäs. Dark brown color, mostly vanishing head. Strong licorice and caramel. Full-bodied. Alcoholic punch. Bitterness. Salted licorice. Potential beer but with too much booze.
anders37 (20883) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel aroma with hints of dark fruit. sweetish malty caramel, licorice and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy licorice and dark fruit finish.
brnandersen (2880) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample from 33 cl bottle. Black with a discrete amber tint. Thin, lightly tanned head. Roasted aroma with soy sauce, rich caramel and dark malts, dark, dried fruits, coffee and booze. Taste is sweet-roasted. Full body with a thick texture and a flat carbonation. Lasting, vinous roasted finish with a good amount of booze. Rich, messy, boozy and fat. Vulgar, but Norwegian (!) Over the top.
KM (409) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Almost no head, dark dark brown. Intense sweet aroma, dried fruit. Very sweet flavour, raisins, nuts, alcohol, peppery finish. Low carbonation. A bit over the edge, but some good qualities. (18.01.2015)
Desverger (5773) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - dark brown pour with tiny tan head. Aroma and taste is dark roasted malty, vineous, slick mouthfeel, overt boozy, ok.
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Papsøs tasting at Amager Bryghus.
Black colored with a medium sized off-white head.
Sweet and malty aroma of caramel, dried fruits and alcohol.
Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel and alcohol with notes of dried fruits.
Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.
Skinnyviking (8200) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the courteshy of Rune. High creamy and lasting light brown head. Very dark brown body. Powerful roasted malt liqurice aroma with spiry notes. Alcohol dominated heary liquorice roasted malt flavor and a fair amount of hops bitterness. High carbonation, long finish. Took me a long time to drink.
Holmen2 (2463) - NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared with BG and JFE at Vaaland Bryghus 10.01.15. Reddish brown. No head or lacing. Aroma of dark berries, roasted nuts, syrup and burnt caramel. Similar taste. Round and oily mouthfeel.
RickFifty (868) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep red-brown color, no head. Dried fruit nose, toffee, chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, alcohol. Dried fruit taste, licorice, chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol. Full body, flat carbonation, very oily to sticky texture, warming. Interesting, yet heavy and a bit too much.