Vighals (1896) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mørk brun med rødskjær i fargen med høyt beige skum som ligger godt. Ristet malt, lakris og kaffelukt. Medium bitter, lakris sent i ettersmaken
Travlr (15641) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Hazy dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of dark cocoa and subtle peppermint. Taste is roasty, a tad sweet, with moccha espresso. Decent.
finol (2453) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Ica Supermarket Fridhemsplan.
Pours brown with a light brown head.
Sirup bready aroma.
Sweet taste, lightly rosted and lots of marzipan. Not very porterlike.
Linnet (1270) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Ar: soft notes of wood, acidity, weak coffee, ash, astringency.
Ap: brow/reddish colour, medium beige head, lacing.
T: cereal, coffee, milk chocolate, bread, ash, roasty, soft lingering bitterness.
gyllenbock (5740) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brownish/red with a medium head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, some light spices, chocolate and nuts. The finish was dry. A tasty 3,5%.
SaintMatty (5861) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml Bottle - Dark brown with some red tinges when held to the light. Chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of dried fruit in the aroma. Smooth, chocolatey and roasted taste with plain chocolate, roasted nuts, coffee and liquorice detected. Quite bitter in the finish. Bags of flavour for the strength.
rhialistic (156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle shared with gnoff, sampled on March 9, 2012
Pours black with thin tan head. Nose full of spice - licorice, anise, balsamic. Taste of roasty malts with gingerbread and licorice. Thin and sweet.
_angst_ (3453) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle courtesy of Roland. Consumed on December 27. Pours deep brown with hints of amber. Head is small and short-lived and doesn’t leave any trace on the glass after dissipating. Smell is malty sweet with roasted malts, cocoa, cloves and some ginger. Taste is dry and bitter with bitter chocolate, some coffee and roasted malts. Finish is dry, slightly bitter and slightly acidic. Quite nice for a low alcohol version.
gunnar (6356) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 25, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from a trade with Gnoff, Thanks. Pours black as Coke with a big frothy tanned head.Aroma of hard roasted coffee. Taste is roasted and burnt malts. Smooth and watery mouthfeel. Not bad considering the low abv.
tkrjukoff (4169) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours clear ruby brown with big fluffy tanned head. Aroma is spicy, roasted malts. Nice hoppy bitter and malty flavor, not sweet. Thin body. Somewhat flat palate. Finishes a bit water with slightly hoppy aftertaste.