Skinnyviking (6298) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Fermentoren. Medium high creamy and lasting off-white head. Hazy dark bron body. Cabbage herbal odd aroma. Peppery spicy roasted malt flavor with notes of hard roasted coffee. Low carbonation. Long bitter finish.
Bragesnak (5328) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Fairbar, Aarhus, DK.
Amber with off-white head. Aroma of spruce and fruit. Flavour with alcohol and berries.
Frovigalning (2669) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Fermentoren in Copenhagen. It poured a hazy red-brown liquid. Caramelly malty smell and taste with a grapefruit hop aroma. A bit rough and with a boozey aftertaste, but besides that nice.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazy brown color. Aroma of pine. Taste is light pine resin and peppermint. Decent.
Vestergaard (164) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
10cl sample at Fairbar, Aarhus. Hazy and rather light. Got that classic red ale smell and taste as well. I think i taste cranberries and a little grape fruit. I like the hops and the bitterness, but except from that nothing special.
Nocturne (605) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Fermentoren. Dark amber with a head that leaves some lacing. Big, jammy, fruity aroma. There are always hints of smoke and something darker lurking under the lighter elements. Big malt presence and a bracing bite from the hops. Fairly thick, chewy mouthfeel. Good one.
GT2 (7720) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAY 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Fermentoren. #!@# I thought this was going to be a smoked beer. Pours a low hazed mahogany with medium carbonation. Sheets of lace. Strawberry and lemon herbal tea nose. Some sweet tea and honey. Taste is bready, roasty, chocolate, coffee, citrus pith, sap, resin, and pine. Pretty nutty, tannic malt husk, lactic acid, aggressive IBUs. Overly astringent. Palate wrecker.
tiong (2960) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Fermentoren, Copenhagen
Pours dark red with a large foamy head. Aroma of fruity hops, malts, caramel and toffee. Taste is malty and slightly hoppy with some fruits and caramel. Finish is fruity and malty. Nice, tasty amber ale.
olio (5131) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Fermentoren.
Pours dark murky amber color with small head. Aroma
of sweetish caramel malts, hoppy fruits, mild dark
berry notes and spices. Flavour of hoppy fruits,
mild caramel malts and dark berries. Quite nice
actually, sufficient amount of hops.
lusikka (5175) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Fermentoren, Copenhagen.
Pours a dark amber colour with a white lacy head. Aroma of strong biscuity malts, sweet berries and floral hops. Flavour of biscuity malts, sweet berries, floral hops and citrus. Medium bodied, rough bitter mouthfeel and a rough, bitter and malty finish. Good but a bit too rough.