Tjoxen (167) - SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark copper. Aroma of strawberry, caramel malts. Taste of some herbs, caramel and strawberry. Wonder if mine was bad having all this strawberry aroma and taste. Its a bit flat, but considering the strength that is expected. Light body. Short bitter finish.
SaintMatty (5182) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml Bottle - Dark brown with red tinges. Raisins, malt, orange a hint of cinnamon in the aroma. Fruity, malty and slightly spicy taste with notes of chestnuts and fruitcake. Easy to drink.
ekstedt (5399) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (33 cl) at the brewery. Clear copper, medium white head. Slightly grainy malt aroma, with citric and piney hops and some christmas spices. Light body, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.
gyllenbock (4549) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at a tasting at Systembolaget in October 2012.
Slightly hazy light amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of hops, yeast, apples, light spices and with some notes of vegetables. Also a touch of wood. Light mouth feel. Drinkable but I did except a little more.