Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, - MAY 20, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle in a restaurant in Akureyri, Iceland. Pours reddish brown with a thick, short lived tan head. Aroma is a sweet maltiness. Caramel, roasted malts and some bread. Hint of vanilla. Taste is sweet and dry with a short to moderately long finish and a good amount of carbonation.
gunnar (6113) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 22, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Kaldi, Reykjavik. Pours clear dark ruby with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel and toffee. Taste is well balanced, but on the sweet side as expected, but a nice weak dry finish saves this one, decent dunkel.
jackafholmes (548) - - MAR 20, 2015
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg at the kaldibar, reykjavik. Dark ruby colour with a good lacy light tan head. Aroma is quite plain, some toffee and some tangy bready notes. Taste is slightly sour and bitter. A bit fizzy and thin, very bloating. Not the best.
BeerandBlues2 (10515) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 28, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Islenski. Pours clear brown with a medium, creamy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and light chocolate malt with dates and earthy hops. Flavor is toast and light chocolate notes, light hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 28, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Clear dark brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa and toast. Taste is light bodied and roasty. Decent.
Reimer96 (1446) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear brown color with a big frothy off white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, roasted malts and light chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, nuts, light chocolate and faint fruity esthers. Nice dry finish and medium carbonation round out this beer nicely.
Imaena (1989) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Kaldi Bar Reykjavik. This is dark bready brew that has some decent flavors but it is lacking in real malt depth.
visionthing (3284) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle from Vinbu?in, Borganes. Pours dark caramel coloured with an off-white head. Malty aroma with caramel, notes of bread and just a hint of herbs. Fairly sweet with caramel flavour and a light bitterness. A bit light and watery, but fair enough.
larsga (6500) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium beige head. Clear deep dark red body. Earthy spicy syrupy aroma with toasted sugar notes. Dryish spicy perfumy licorice taste with mealy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish mealy spicy roasted sugar aftertaste with caramelly notes. Decent, easy to drink, not that special. (0.5l draft at 73, Reykjavik.)
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JUN 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nose is decent roasted malt, some cake, rotten fruit whiff, sweet caramel throughout, feel is mediumbroad, taste is weak leaves, decent cola, caramel, old filter coffee,
zvikar (3903) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 31, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle sample at the Apartment in Copenhagen. Pours red to brown with a small beige head, aroma of caramel, toffee and honey, flavor is slightly bitter with caramel, toffee, light bodied.