Bov (11698) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
from Bier-Bienne - clear amber-orange beer under a solid and long lasting white foam; a moderate flowery hoppiness with notes of caramel and herbs; a good malt backbone and with some tartness; decent bitterness and a dry flowery hoppy finish - balanced
hackobock (3219) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours clear dark golden with a minimal off-white head, small bubbles. Aroma of grass, hay, citrus, malt. The hay aroma is enhance in the taste. Light body, fizzy carbonation, medium bitterness.
Tide (2763) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Alko. Amber color, white head. Smooth taste with some hops & bitterness, caramel, citrus and pretty malty finish. Lacking a bit of depth in the taste, yet there’s really nothing wrong with it. Pretty decent pale ale.
visionthing (4600) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazy amber with an off-white head. Fruity aroma with peaches, malt and caramel. Sweet and fruity with a light bitterness. Easy to drink and quite nice. Finish is lightly bitter with a fairly short hoppy aftertaste. 33cl bottle (shared by Arve - Thanks!).
Arve_Christian (4641) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On bottle from Systembolaget Gårda
Dark golden color, ok foam
Medium body & complexity
Well integrated hops
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
daniele (7721) - ITALY - MAY 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ambrata buona schiuma persistente naso piuttosto luppolato leggero fruttato fliresle un tocco maltato caramello leggero toffe buon amaro cin un tocco di arancia media secchezza
Sarpa (1302) - FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle 33cl amber color with a small head.nutty caramel aroma. taste: sweetish, carmel, fruity hops.
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark orange color with a medium-sized beige head. Fruity and floral hops and caramel malt. Flavor is sweetish caramel malt, citrus, fruity hops, some bitterness. Medium-bodied, slightly bitter finish. Decent pale ale.
TBone (15722) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 330ml (BB 05/2013)
Clear deep copper color, good beige head. Aroma has some metal and nutty hoppyness. Light bodied, but good robust palate. Some caramel, nutty hoppyness, bready maltyness. Finish is quite short. Solid pale ale, nothing special but very well-brewed.
Kingi (601) - - MAY 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Fruity aroma and a slightly dry aftertaste, but not very strong. A really nice pale ale that isn’t complex but tastes delicious