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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. 330ml.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Black Crystal malt, Oats, Target hops.
Switched to filtered in 330ml bottles in 2011, then back to bottle conditioned in 2011.
Its high alcohol content along with the molasses and rum flavours create a beautiful contrast with blue cheeses or steak and kidney pie; and complement Dundee cakes or Cadbury’s fruit and nut.


0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Greatsuccess (1) - FINLAND - JUL 4, 2013 does not count
Honey, nuts, luumu, karamell, jävligt najs. Va fan? Måst man skriva någo? Lolcats 5000

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (695) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
Appearance: Copper, clear with thin, transient white head. Aroma: Fruit cake/christmas pudding, vinous, undertone of pear, orange marmalade, nuance of breadyness and yoghurty. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, medium bitterness, low/medium sourness, orange mamalade in the background with a thin hoppyness. Palate: Medium body with a smooth, thick texture, soft/average carbonation, with a lingering bitterness in the aftertaste, and mild alcohol warmth. Comments: Enjoyable, would definitely give it another go. Left a glass. lace.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (1188) - Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2013 Bottle, 21/06/13, thanks bluus for sharing. Pours a fairly dark amber with a medium, beige head. Aroma is orange marmalade, caramel, slight ethanol, light touch of floweriness. Taste is marmalade, caramel, flowers, orange. Quite light, with some carbonation. Forgettable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhammaren (895) - FINLAND - JUN 22, 2013
.33l bottle from Alko JKL Pours nice clear amber with medium to hi head. Aroma is rum, caramel, nuts, malts and some spices. Flavor is malts, caramel, dried fruits, alcohol and rum. Nice but a bit stingy alcohol notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (680) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Caramel,fruit,nuts and floral aroma ; Clear amber color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with light bitter finish ; Medium body ; Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Bottled. Coppery brown colour with a mediumsized off-white foamy head. Aroma is floral, grassy, mild caramelly and nutty notes. Flavour is bitter hops, some fruity and caramelly notes along with mild resin and wood. Still rather mild and actually watery for being this strong.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4830) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2013
0.33 l bottle from Alko. Amber color. Aromas of nuts, pine, rummy caramel, almonds and toffee. Nutty, caramelly and toffeish taste with pine resins, muscovado sugar, some wine gum like fruitiness and some raisiny notes. Medium body. Alcohol is perhaps a bit sharp which makes this feel stronger than 6.7 %. Nice fruit cake aromas. The taste needs more malty richness, a bit more sweetness an fullness would do good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SperkeleForce (404) - FINLAND - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours copper Brown With Small head. Notes of hops, citrus. Alcohol well hidden. Abit Like mead. Sweet and slight bitter. Not Bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (5278) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Pours dark copper-red color with a large frothy head. Quite faint aroma, some floral notes, faint nutty hops, malts and distant fruits. Flavor of mild fruity malts, some caramel and wood. A bit too grassy taste for a strong ale. Medium bodied, slick palate with soft carbonation. This beer has pretty much nothing to say.
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (565) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle pours hazy orange amber near clear with light white head and some lace. Aromas of caramel, diacetyl grain and caramel. Light grassy floral hop aromas and mineral yeast esters.


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