kerenmk (4032) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Stas’ place. Thanks Excellent Little Brother for the delivery! Clear dark amber with beige head. Sweet, honey aroma. Sweet honey mead-like taste. Medium body, sweet finish. Probably spoiled, but I kinda liked it anyway.
DSG (11469) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 21, 2014
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Clear amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, oxidation (chocolate, cardboard, honey) and some fruitiness. Sweet oxidized flavor with caramel, stale chocolate, honey and some fruitiness. Medium-bodied.
Rasmus40 (17417) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Auchan, France. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and a little dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 081114
sharkydodson (1129) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - NOV 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
caramel and fruity aroma with shades of toast and raisin... the taste of caramel, dark fruits with notes of honey, figs, raisin and spices... sweet and dry aftertaste... good amber ale...
esp0r (2719) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Salling Aalborg shared with Simonsen
Amber, quite clear, white frothy head. Smell of dust, light malts, some fruity yeast and caramel. Moderate sweet, malty, some caramel, some yeast notes, moderate bitter finish. A bit better than the blonde version
DutchDrebus (5540) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ benzai shared by benzai. Ambree colour with a medium sized white head. Smells malts, sweet, raisins. Tastes sweet, malts, raisins. Medium body, soft carbo.
Benzai (13591) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Slightly hazy amber color, small off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, a touch of dark fruits and raisins, figs. Average body and carbonation. Meh.
StilleStorm (1410) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
DAA; Bottle 33 cl. Pours hazy amber with a moderate creamy, lasting and lacing off-white head. Aroma is heavy malt and caramel, honey perfumed and light spice. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter with a somewhat lasting and light warming finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Mothroy (91) - - SEP 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Crystal clear, mid brown colour with a thin white head. Caramel aroma. Flavour is burnt caramel, malt and a small amount of fruit. Finish is sweet. Ok but not a session beer.
Beersiveknown (5001) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 19, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle sample at icbcf
Hazy mid brown, fairly sweet caramel, mid body, slightly heavy finish. Not for me.