rickgordon (3828) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark mahogany colour with creamy head. Belgo-Style X-mas scent with plum and bit of toast. Rounded mouthfeel with long flavour with nice fruitiness. Good malty here.
tkrjukoff (3772) - SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50 cl. Pours black brown with a big tanned bubbly head. Aroma is acidy, roasted, malty, bready and a bit fruity. Flavor is malty, roasted, a bit smokey, fruity and bitter. Finishes bitter malty.
gyllenbock (3686) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sample at a tasting at Systembolaget in October 2012.
Clear dark brown. Slightly roasted with bread, dried fruit and some weak notes of coffee. Not as bad as expected.
Cunningham (3661) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2012 Bottle. Dark brown colour with an off white head. Caramel and a light fruity nose. Medium caramel flavour with some fruity notes.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2008 Bottled. Pours out in a clear reddish amber colour with a low beige foam. Toasted malts, almond, mild licorice and ryebread in the aroma. Toasted malts, caramel and nuts in the clean flavour with a mild bitterness and roastiness in the finish. Quite decent, considering it’s brewed by Carlsberg Sverige.
Marsiblursi (2963) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle) Pours very dark brown. The aroma is sweet fruity and caramelly with some mild burned notes. Black cherries, plums, raisins and some subtle spices are all present. Also some dark syrup. The flavour is fruity and mild roasted with tones of dark fruits and just a touch of coffee. Medium bodied. Wow, this is a really nice macro.
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark clear amber colour with a nice head. Aroma of parfume, malt and sweetness. Flavour of parfume, sweet malty and caramel. Ends up sweet little spicy and smooth.
Frovigalning (2460) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2012
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2012 Bottle as a sample from the brewery. Weak smell with a hint of dark bread. Also weak taste with a hint of dark bread. Light body and fairly dry. The few flavours that are here pull in different directions. Boring and not to nice to drink.
Pyrmir (2419) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
500 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Aroma and taste of dark bread. Light body and fairly dry.
pilsnerrogge (2351) - Finspång, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark reddish brown with thick, lacing head. Aroma is brown sugar, vanilla and roasted malt. Flavour is more brown sugar, roasted malt and some raisins. Low bitterness. A very traditional Swedish Christmas lager.