laiti (6564) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ home, bottled 22.06.2011, BBE 22.06.2016
Aroma is a bit unpleasant with berries, some gooseberry bush and nettles. Flavour has gooseberry bush, nettles and berries. Weird and not good.
olio (7088) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33 cl bottle.
Pours murky brown color with large foamy head. Aroma of goose berry, nettle, herbs, malts and some fruity notes. Flavour of goose berries, malts, fruits and some grass. Not good at all.
lusikka (6767) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle. Bottled on 22.6.2011.
Pours an amber colour with a small white head. Aroma of sweet berries, herbs and some grass. Flavour of sweet berries, sweet malts, herbs and quite bitter, grassy hops. Medium bodied, harsh mouthfeel and decent carbonation. Overall a harsh brew and quite homebrewish as well.
tiong (4348) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours reddish orange with a medium foamy white head. Aroma has notes of berries, earthy notes, malts and gooseberry. Taste of berries, malts and caramel. Finish is quite bitter with some fruity notes. A bit unbalanced, berries dominate the taste a bit too much.
daje (2611) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, Dark amber, XL offwhite head.
Aroma of wood, eaisin, caramel. A taste of honey, fruit, and caramel. Good lasting finish.
Bov (10123) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 15, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
from Erzbierschof - cloudy dark brown beer with a huge foamy beige foam; flowery, honey and slightly dusty aroma; velvety palate and quite full-bodied, some sweetness and a moderate bitterness; earthy and flowery, malty finish
mile (3314) - 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 (1361) - 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 (9162) - 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…