pilsnerrogge (2553) - Finspång, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2009
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours deep golden with a fluffy head. Grass and malt aroma. Sharp carbonation. Flavour is hops, metal, apple juice. Flavours seem to go in all kinds of directions; no balance whatsoever. Long, unpleasant bitterness with notes of salty liquorice.
SmallOne (79) - SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2009
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nose of caramel and malt. Taste of bitternes and some hops with a hint of grass. A tad bitter finish. A good lager.
jacobwennbom (353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden. Hoppy. Green apples (granny smith). Some bitternes. Fresh. Enjoyable.
gnoff (8006) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2009
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
33 cl bottle from Systembolaget.
On October 7, 2009
BB 22 Aug 10
Clear copper color, medium sized a bit fluffy head. Caramelly and fruity scent, some esters and a bit sugary sweet mixed with malt and grains. Malty, grainy, flat, husky, thin, some solvents taste. Husky bitter dry aftertaste. Thin flat mouthfeel. Dry grainy husky bitterness.
ekstedt (5654) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2010 Bottle (33 cl), thanks gnoff & deft. Clear amber, medium off-white head. Hayish malt aroma with grassy hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with a lingering bitterness.
gyllenbock (5079) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2009
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Looked solid in the glass with the golden yellow color and large white foam.
Malt, bread and som caramell. There was something chemical in the taste, not that good beer to be honest.
olsvammel (3635) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2009
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
It poured a clear golden liquid with a medium sized white foam that left a little bit of lacing.
The smell was the best part of the beer, even though it wasn’t that good. A noticable smell of malt, bread and caramell.
It had a smooth and dry mouthfeel. Tasted of malt, bread and a hint of caramell. But where´s the hops? Where’s the rebellion? In the end it’s just another average lager and doesn’t seperate itself from the rest.
hirigalzkar (2378) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2009
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Ugly looking beer with no head. Unbalanced in both aroma and flavor. Bad chemical touch.
Kalli (502) - Falun, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Wow, this is a pretty lager. Normally I can’t be bothered to comment on how beers look nowadays but this one is an unusually lovely looking lager. Thick, off white head, leaving behind lacing as it recedes, atop a dark gold body with streams of bubbles ascending. Has to be a 5 for a lager. Well, might look better unfiltered but 5 it gets.
Unfortunately there’s mainly grain on the aroma along with a touch of sweetness. The first sip takes care of any worries the aroma gives. Very full bodied, hint of sourness and a some snappy if not so strong bitterness on the finish.
oh6gdx (21122) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@SBWF2009. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some other sweetish malts along with some mild hoppyness. Flavour is quite much the same in a nice balance.