laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Batch #096, BBE 26.04.2014
Aroma is musty with some baking stuff, some resiny notes and fruits. Also hints of berries. Flavour has lots of resiny notes, some spiciness and odd metallic off-flavour. Feels a bit woody. Harsh.
tiong (6476) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Systembolaget
Batch 096, BBE 26-04-14 - Pours dark amber with a small white head. Aroma of sweet tropical fruits, caramely malts, toffee, fudge and syrup. Taste is sweet, stingy hoppy and caramely with toffee notes. Finish is stingy, harshly bitter and malty with notes of caramel, juicy hops and toffee. A bit unbalanced.
lusikka (7700) - 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 (9368) - 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 (4408) - 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 (3119) - 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 (148) - 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 (4838) - 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 (7049) - 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 Førtito Bar & Bowling in Sarpsborg, Norway.