lusikka (7649) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of exotic fruitiness, gooseberry bush and some spices. Flavour of caramel, dry herbal bitterness, gooseberries, musty yeastiness, spices and grass. Medium bodied and a bit harsh mouthfeel. Finishes dry, bitter and quite herbal. Not as drinkable as 5 AM Saint.
olio (8800) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle.
Pours amber color with a small head. Aroma of resinous hops, caramel malts and fruits, some gooseberry bush also. Flavor of sweet fruits, gooseberries, resinous hops, some spices and dry wooden notes. Dry malty palate with a tangy finish. A bit of a disappointment.
JohnRMurdoch (4192) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Muddy dark brown with a big foamy head. Sweet pine hop aroma. Herby spicy tar hop flavour. Long lasting sweet tarry hop aftertaste. A big bold BrewDog beer.
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours a hazy brownish-red, under a low creamy sand-colored head. Bold hop nose. Citrus and tropical, and some green aromas. Well-bodied, warming and smooth. A lightly sweet and toasted malt base, nicely balanced by a good amount of fruity and resinous bittering hops. An honest, well crafted and tasty beer.
finol (2904) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours redish brown with a toffee head.
Nice balanced brew, taste of biscuits, toffee and citrusy hops.
ghendrix (145) - Cardiff, WALES - DEC 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber with a foamy white head. Aroma is red fruits, liquorice, caramel and hops on the nose, with additional pine resin in the mouth. Finish is long and medium-high bitterness of the pine notes linger. Medium sweet. Enjoyable.
Arve_Christian (4598) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Storo. Amber color, good foam. Immediate hop aromas (pine), caramel, malt and some dried fruits. Medium/full body & complexity. Solid bitterness. Enjoyable
Cunningham (6556) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Cloudy deep amber color with a tan head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Hoppy, malty and fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. Slightly sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: A bit sweet fruity, malty and a nice hoppy back.
Overall impression: Tasty nice ale.
Personal stats: Bottle at Fřrtito Bar & Bowling in Sarpsborg, Norway.
TheJestersBeer (2332) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep clear copper, with a white head.
Hoppy, medicinal aroma, caramel, wormwood, marmalade, spruce, resin, pine needles.
Dry, medium to full body, mid to high bitterness, balanced CO2.
Resiny, medicinal, hoppy taste, spruce, caramel, wormwood, apricot, pine needles.
Very rich and complex, ends a bit harsh/tart. (2013-09-29)
Nisse666 (5892) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from SB cons 2013-11-23 Göteborg
AR: pine, tropical fruitinees, hoppy perfume
AP: bourbon/amber ruby, high frothy head
F: metallic bitternees, tropical fruits, butter, perfumed hoppiness, heavy bitternees & carbonation, dry, semi sweet,