Benzai (5745) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with Joes, Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Clear amber color, small beige head. Smell malts, hops, lightly resin. Taste malts, hops, bitter, lightly resin. Nice bitter finish. Lightly sticky texture, a bit dry in the finish, medium body and carbonation. I like it.
DutchDrebus (3089) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ benzai. Dark orange to copper colour with a medium to small off-white head. Smells hops, grapefruit, citrus, fresh. Tastes green twigs, hops, citrus, pine, bitter. Medium body, fizzy carbo, dry.
Rune (6905) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle bought at Vinmonopolet, Hamar and shared with Leif and Dag Erik. Amber coloured body with a slight haze. White, rocky head with fine retention. Smell of fresh fruity hops and mid-sweet malty sweetness. The taste profile follows the nose promoting refreshing red oranges and lightly caramel sweetness. Smooth bitter tail. Enjoying (Vikingskipet, 17.02.2013).
lhaapama (19) - FINLAND - MAR 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I found this delightful. Crisp dryish taste with medium aftertaste. Not too hoppy but has some body
Geokkjer (5002) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma is herbal, spicy, some malt notes, nettle and biscuits. Flavor is sweet and malty with some herbal, spicy and vegetable notes. Medium body, average carbonation.
Meilby (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, fruits, coffee and wood. Taste is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a dry, bitter and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
yngwie (11750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. A lightly unclear, dark golden beer with a dense, finger-thick light beige head. The aroma is is sure on the hoppy side, but with lots of coffee notes, guess thatís the guarana kicking in. Malty sweetness and some herbal notes too. The flavor is mostly bitter, malty sweetness in the back, with coffee and herbs. Full- to medium-bodied and with a nice carbonation level. Bitter finish with some herbal notes and coffee, and a decent malty sweetness. Quite pleasant, but not superb. 130222
Tranquillity (1381) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Wonderful body with hazy, orange-yellow tint. The aroma is warm and fuzzy, with lots of fruit. The taste is a bit disappointing but still holds up. Finish a bit weak though.
leaparsons (7493) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy brown with a bubbly foam. Aromas are caramel and wheat with hints of pine and soapy, floral notes. Mixed spices with low orange and grapefruit notes. Toast with woody notes. Flavours are toasted malts with grapefruit and spritzy yeast. Lemon with lots of herbal and spicy notes. An interesting brew.
RexTalionis (1987) - FINLAND - JAN 18, 2013
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled, BBE 25.7.2013, #244. Pours amber in color with thin off-white head. Caramel, some pine and faint notes of some herbal elements. Light vegetable notes in taste. Disturbing taste.