Kestral (506) - Årnes, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. A thin layer of bubbles lay shortly on top of a deep golden, leaning to amber, body. Aromas are mostly caramel and roasted malts, with a slight metallic skunk at first. This fades after a while though. Evident alcohol. Very straightforward. Rather sweet, this one, with a metallic finish. Light bodied, fizzy carbonation. Not their best.
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2010
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle shared by GrOve. A layer of grey bubbles upon a slightly hazed, deep gold colored body. Phenolic aroma, burnt electric wire and pill-box. Notes of yellow fruits. Taste is sharpish fruity and bittersweet. Spicy, maybe floral, with some yeast tones. Medium body. Oily in the mouth. Softens on the finish.
larsga (6335) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smallish white head. Pale coppery body. Fruity resiny aroma dominated by plasticy medical notes. Dryish herbal yeast taste with floral honey notes. Mid-to-thin body. Dryish mealy floral herbal aftertaste. Nice and drinkable. (0.33l bottle shared by gr0ve.)
KnutAlbert (6282) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, shared by GrOve.
Flowers, bisquits, a bit medical.
Belgian yeast style, apricosts. Soft, round.
thewolf (11289) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, bought @ Cellar Vin, Barcelona.
Pours hazy pale orange with a small, creamy, white head. Aroma is sweet and grainy, maize, rather sweet. Soft, lightly high carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is very sweet, grainy, some caramel and a hint of liqourice. Far too sweet as the others, but this nears balance.
Wacher (129) - Århus C, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ripe fruit aroma. Slightly hazy golden color. Nice dry fruity crispy-sour flavor. I like it!
DenverLogan (831) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Strong malt aroma. Apricot-amber color. Off white head. Significant carbonation, strong flavors but not a great balance, though tasty. Easily bigger than most Spanish brews in body and flavor. I imagine a strong Dos Equis, some wet cardboard, hay-grass, honey dew melon rind. Crisp and filling. This is from the Brasserie Artisanale des Alberes in Barcelona, but is actually "Brassee Et Embouteillee" - contract brewed in France. Available in 33 ml bottles and unique pop-top bottles. A respectable effort at craft brewing.