rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Several of us at the Grand Tasting found this to be one of the highlights, I did not. Bron colour, low head. Saccharine aroma and colour from E150 maybe. Obviously no deeper malt sensations, just like a mediocre Swedish X-mas beer. Bit bitter.
Bullit (3823) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2007
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown colour, with almost no head. Aroma and flavours are of beef broth indeed. Heat and mix with port, mustard and shallots to form a nice sauce which goes excellent with beef tenderloin.
Finn (3759) - Tromsř, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Flaske 0,33l - pĺspandert - og delt pĺ Tĺrnrommet 22 Jun 11. Brun. Lavt, litt farget skum. Kraftig sřt karamellaroma. Smaken det samme. Sřt - og rimelig uforandret. Bra - men for sřt.
theisti (3064) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAY 9, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle purchased at the Vín Búđ - Kringlan, Reykjavik, Iceland. Pour is light orange, ruby, brown - clear. 2 inch off white foamy head. Aroma is dirty chemical, some nut-caramel sweetness. Taste is better than the nose, somewhat sweet, smooth drinkable palate.
sunevdj (3019) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Gamli Barrin, Reykjalith, Iceland. Pours a clear cobber with an off-white head. Dry and sweet. Some notes of German hops. Also aromas of caramel malts and hints of toasted malts and dried berries. Medium bodied. Medium to soft carbonation. Dry finish.
aracauna (2985) - Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Heavy carbonation. Large pssht when I crack open the cap, and the beer booms into a big foam when it hits the glass. Head is slow to die and easily revived with a light swirl. There’s not a lot of flavor going on, but in the back there is a bit of toasted almost-hazlenut. This really isn’t a bad beer.
jimhilt (2371) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a three finger cream head that stays leaving a good lace. Deep mahogany color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Piney, malty nose. Flavor is roasted/burnt caramel, slight bitter finish. 330ml bottle 246 ISK ~ $2.95 Vínbúőin Hvolsvelli, Iceland. From my notes - 7/22/2008.
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber, brown colored brew. Bit fruity and malty. Sweet flavor and a bit bitterness in the end. Not too bad, not too interesting.
EHSRanders (1744) - Tjele, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear brown colour with large creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Aroma is roasted malt with notes of caramel. Sweet flavor. Oily palate.
Foxbush (1198) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: APR 8, 2013 draft at 73 Restaurant and Cafe This was called Kaldi dark by Johanna the bartender. The beer poured a deep dark amber but not opaque with a nice beige head. This is a very balanced beer with a sweet aroma of caramel malts and so is the flavor. The beer also had an acidic side almost like cider mash. The carbonation was average for the medium body beer. The finish was sweet but smooth. No bitterness in the aftertaste.