shoulderbroken (2062) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Amber brown colour, aroma smoky, caramel sweetness. Taste is interesting, bit vegetal, bit smoky, bit sweet. Something for everyone.
ROGUE (2099) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
11.2oz bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish-amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet caramel apple and mild biscuit. Taste is sweet apple and pineapple, with some hay and light bready, buttery malt. A toasty malt finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation.
KansaiBeerLvrs (2086) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Today’s 2nd beer is an Oktoberfest from Italy’s Birradamare: Birra Roma Ambrata. I picked up a six-pack on sale as some labels were scuffed, lucky me! 5.5% bottle from Rakuten. Drunk from a glass beer mug. An opaque nutty honey looking brown with a thick foamy head. Quite a fruity-wine like aroma reminiscent of Belgian yeast. A nice full bodied mouthfeel with some nutty, biscuity qualities & a touch of spicy smoke. I think Japanese people would call it "goku". The online reviews had me not expecting much so I was pleasently surprised! This is pretty tasty! A really solid beer.
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Terrazza in Chatswood, Australia. Sweet malty beer (caramel?) with a light head, clear golden appearance. Still a pleasant bitter edge rounding it out, very drinkable.
nimbleprop (4894) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Weird little 33cl bottle pours a hazy, caramel amber with some thin, off white head. Nose is yeast, a little biscotti, cracker, some apple, bread. Flavor takes a sharp turn, tomatoes, celery seed, bread, a little cardboard, some odd smokey. Strange, sweet finish. Why can’t these Italian brewers just try and stick to styles?
subcombicio (163) - Marghera, ITALY - AUG 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Non male ma niente di speciale per questa produzione romana. Molto melgio altre di questo birrificio.
fiulijn (14740) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from B.O.A., Ostia, bb 9/2014, batch 5016
Beautiful red-amber color with medium sized head. Aroma of malt, with some caramel. Good mouthfeel, round, with nice caramel and malt flavor, light smoke, correct bitterness.
cagou007 (328) - FRANCE - MAY 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a murky orange colour with a medium white head which settles down quickly. Aromas are malts and bread with a hint of smoked wood. Maybe a light chocolate aftertaste. Fizzy carbonation is a bit disturbing. A lightly hoppy finish, a bit short actually.
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gunnar (5325) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 5, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours murky oange, gusher, with a big foam, settles down quick.Aroma is bready malts,weak smoked meat. Taste is light sweet malty, caramel and toffee, thin watery body, light smoked end, one dimentional.
gunnfryd (10654) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Red golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, orange , yeast, malt. Flavour is sweet, fruit, orange, yeast, roasted malt, caramel. Medium body. OK beer.