mile (2851) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown, hazy, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel with light fruitiness, some citrus - grassy hoppyness, light alcohol. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, light caramel and fruitiness, some grassy hoppyness, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel, some grassy hoppyness, some alcohol. Lightly sweetish strong ale with nice grassy hoppyness - bit too much alcohol in the finish.
dantheman278 (1358) - SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Dark orange amber, thick bubbly orangey white head. Mango, slight honey, thick perfumed hop nose. Juicy citrus front flows into slight estery sweetness, with a drying peppery hop linger.
Jacob23_5 (128) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Hazy dark red, substantial, off-white foamy head. Nose presents lovely mango, orange, almost buttery, definitely perfumed. Decent zesty hoppiness with a bit of citrus sweetness to back it up. Decent fizz to it. Very nice.
pivnizub (8722) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Hazy, reddish-amber coloured, lacy off-white head, moderate caramelly fruity and distinctive hoppy nose; robust bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied, pretty soft; dry lingering - with hops sticking to the palate - hoppy finsh, balancing sweet dried fruits and malt in the aftertaste. Very good English Strong Ale, even though brewed in the Netherlands…
Hermod (3000) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from Bierzwerg. Bottled 06/2011. Slightly cloudy, amber color with a nice, lacing white head. Peppery, dark fruity and slightly hoppy aroma. Alcohol coming through alot when warmer. Flavor is very similar, strong bitterness in finish. Felt raw and had a sticky mouthfeel.
BTObeer (5) - Trondheim, NORWAY - DEC 26, 2011 does not count
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Vika Vinmonopol. Golden redbrown colour. Mellow offwhite head. Intense floral, good fruity smell that reminds of plums; almost reminds you of putting your nose into a flowerbed. Spicy footprint from saaz hops. Well balanced bitterness and soft mouthfeel. Excellent.
dutchbeerpages (1552) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma of sweet fruit preserve and a huge white uneven head. True to its style with the bitterness of an IPA. Nice sweet aftertaste that stays forever. Bottle from Ton Overmars in Amsterdam.
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml bottle bought at Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo. Huge, fawn-coloured head that stays well in the glass covering an unclear amber body. Fragile lace. Smell of earthy malts with notes of petrol. Flavoured with dark spices and earthy, caramel malts. Bittersweet aftertaste. The beer lost some of its flavour and body after a while. Quite alright, but not on par with the De Molen range (Tromsø, 17.12.2011).
cgarvieuk (13920) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home ... Deep copper ... big bubbly tan head ... sweet fruity toffee malt nose ... rich sweet berry fruits ... soft toffee ... caramel malts ... figs and plums ... juicy malts ... light spice or something ... im really liking this one ... quite a long bitter linger ... little tea and a little pepper
grunx (367) - - DEC 16, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Color ambre. Amarga, lleugera, amb una carbonatació agradable i amb certa retenció d’escuma. Notes de fruits secs en boca. Final sec, amarg, llarg i agradable. De fàcil beure. Per treure la sed.