MiP (14454) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
ÅBF08. Weak malty aroma. Clear dark brown colour. Malty flavour, quite mild.
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottled, BB 03/2010).
Very dark brown color, small off-white head. Bready, mämmi-like perfumic nose. Sour milky lactose, coffee, roasted malts then sugary finish with low bitterness. Chocolate notes are nice, but it is all. Combination of sweet porter and strong ale was not so successful.
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark amber beer with a small off-white head. Weak caramel dominated aroma. Sweet and fruity flavour.
imdownthepub (11393) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, 500ml, pasteurised. Dark brown with only slight head, flat. Sweet but tart old ale, lots of burnt and fruity notes, toffee, plum, apple and chocolate malt with a bready, yeasty background. The alcohol is masked in the sweetness. It’s ok without being memorable.
bierkoning (11147) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Tbone, thanks! Dark brown color. Malt, raisin, caramel and milk chocolate in the aroma. Sweet raisinny caramelly flavor. Pear. Sticky mouthfeel. Not unpleasant.
FatPhil (10893) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 19, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2008 500ml bottle (Poirotti, Helsinki, Skotoberfest 2007)
Very dark red, almost black. Lively head, but it fades quickly. Sweet chocolately malt aroma, slightly smoky too. Very carbonated, perhaps too much so. Slightly sour malty taste, pleasantly hopped, not excessively so. Quite full-bodied and well-rounded.
madsberg (10787) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Dark burgundy coloured. Unclear. Light brown head. Light roast, some sweetness, fruits and caramel. Flavour is quite the same. Caramel, roast and sweetness. Some fruity notes. Is medium bodied. Light bitter and fruity in the end. A bit boring.
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear deep amber with medium beige head. Sweet with ripe fruits, hops, caramel and toasted malt. Ends mild bitter.
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with a red hue and a creamy head. This mix between a Porter and an Old Ale has a sweet aroma with notes of roasted malt, caramel and coffee. The flavour has sweetness, notes of roasted malt, light coffee, caramel, candy sugar and dried fruits. The mix is OK, just not one I would buy again.
Rune (9363) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle bought at Cornelius Beer and Wine in Edinburgh. Pours a deep, russet coloured topped by a light brown, frothy head. Both smell and taste have got a malty character, slightly roasted and moderately sweet. Medium bodied and soft carbonated [24.10.2008]