wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
from old notes Deep brown-black hue, clear; light tan foam. Toasty, roasty and lightly nutty aroma with figs, plums and rum lollipops in a fruity-sweet combination; dry tobacco leaf. Blueberry-like tannins and acidity are offset by a table sugar sweetness; very jammy, almost overripe; minimal roastiness and just a little puckering. Creamy texture, fullish, soft carbonation. 50 cl bottle.
liinis (1429) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep amber and clear, light brown head.Very tasty. sweet and medium/full bodied. easy.
Tranquillity (1381) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Warm spiciness and some herbs in the sour chocolate aroma. Taste sour, a good balance and some licorice. Very enjoyable indeed, but the finish could be longer.
TET (1296) - FINLAND - NOV 1, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown beer with small beige head. Aroma is complex and there are some sweetness, roasted malts, redberries and hint of sourness. Flavour is quite simple after nice aroma: malty, slightly roasted and quite dry. Quite easy and light to drink but still nice. Aroma was promised something special but flavour was quite simple and not-characteristic. Worth to try but propably I don’t buy this anymore.
swooper (1242) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, chocolate, bread, coffee, very strong nice aroma, red to dark colour, clear, brown foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, awesome beer
RoyceH (1189) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - DEC 29, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, Tesco. Pours dark brown, ruby hints - huge tan head, hardly fits in the glass with the beer. Bubbly in appearance. Nose smells soapy, with some sweet roasted malt, hinting at some sour hops there too. Mouth is carbonated, coating, sweet toffee and malts, some sourness and a touch of coriander there too. Some hickory smoke. Too sweet really, but mouth filling, slightly bitter finishes balances out the sweetness a little, but not completely. All in all, very easily drinkable.
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - SEP 23, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle. Dark brown colour with a medium-sized beige head. Roasted aroma with notes of dark chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, caramel, some sweetness, dark chocolate and fruits.
johninmelb (1116) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice toasted chestnut nose. Pours deep deep deep ruddy brown with a fluffy, persistant off-white head and generally looks brilliant. Flavour is rich, raisiny and plummy with a slight sourness around the edges. This sourness develops into the finish and prevents this being a truly great beer, but nevertheless itís a pretty good one.
tlind2 (1041) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2008
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
500 ml bottle. Opaque brown color, low tan head. Metallic aroma with some roasted malts. Chocolaty flavor with some sour notes. Low carbonation, medium-light body. Quite boring and watery.
scotty (1014) - SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2006
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A fine looking beer! Deep in colour with a superb, thick off white head, lasting very well. A touch lighter on the nose than I expected, but still has a noticable roasted malt character. Itís a well flavoured brew with loads of fruity notes and a lingering sweet crunchy malt palate. Well balanced and a long finish too! Another fine brew from the Borders...Iím pretty sure itís a 50/50 blend of Old Jock and Black Douglas....donít quote me tho! Available exclusively ( at the moment! ) from Tesco!