Ungstrup (29333) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a thick orange head. The aroma is sweet hoppy with a very strong spicy note containing notes of coffee, elderberries, and vanilla, I don’t find the spices in harmony which is a drawback for me. The flavor is sweet and rather hoppy, and again with a strong spicy note, though a bit more mellow than in the aroma, the spices include vanilla, the flavor also contains lighter notes of elderberries, smoke, and caramel, leading to a nicely bitter finish. Inspite of the 6.7% ABV I find the body thin, probably due to a low level of residual sugars.
Marsiblursi (3005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Draught) Pours light hazy copper to blood red. Both very hoppy and malty aroma with pine, grapefruit and caramel up front. Also a reasonable amount of roasted malt. Light fruity undertones of pineapples, apricots, lychee, strawberry jam and maybe some tangerine. Even some small hints of liquorice and cocoa. Rather fruity flavour with some roasty malt to back it up. Soft mouthfeel with a more bitter profile than other Dugge beers, very grapefruity. Roasty and hoppy dryness in the finish, The roastiness makes a unique twist to this IPA like beer, Very special. Medium body. Cool!