Dohny (275) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 23, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottled. Clear, copper color, small off white head. Aroma caramel malt, prunes, honey. Flavor: caramel, tofee, port wine. Full body, warming alcohol, oily texture, lively carbonated.
Cuso (5070) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 23, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from trade with rosenbergh, many thanks. Amber color with medium off-white head. Biscuits, caramel malt in aroma. Fruity, malty taste with light citrus hoppy bitterness. Bittersweet finish. Tasty.
VsXsV (2451) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy copper liquid with medium to big off-white head. Aroma of raw sugar, toffee, caramel, bread, light port wine and dried fruit. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of bread, toffee and alcohol. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Quite nice but a bit rough in the edges.
kalervo (741) - FINLAND - APR 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very well balanced ale, smooth, rich and enjoyable. Really traditional taste maybe?
Lilja (1782) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
En god strong ale. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, fikon, torkad frukt med toner av choklad och kaffe. Bra beska, lagom sŲt.
olio (6508) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110402.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. Aroma of toffee, some ripe fruits, caramel malts and mild spice notes. Flavor of caramel malts, ripe fruits, resiny hops, some toffee and hay. Decent.
CanCrusher (670) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - MAR 13, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 0,50L. Clear copper colour with one finger of beige head. This beer has aroma of piney hops, grapefruit, raisin, smoke, oak barrels and alcohol. Taste is heavy bitter and so is the aftertaste. It has medium to full body, oily texture, soft carbonation and metallic finish feel. Very good balanced beer.
SilkTork (5275) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Chris Oís FullersGales Tasting Feb 2012. Amber. Aged aroma. Light fruit. Soft carbonation. Pleasant. Some warmth. Drinkable.
sheep (93) - FINLAND - JAN 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle, bbe end of 2013. Pours a deep dark orange with a small off-white head. Aroma has sweet and fruity notes of figs, plums, caramel and brown sugar. Taste has figs, sweet malt, light marzipan and almonds, earthy notes. Finishes dry with a pleasant bitter bite. Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp with medium carbobation.
asheft (2549) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
[bottle at BJCP study session]
Potent grain and pumpernickel aroma with some raisins and ethanol and oranges. Almost clear dark orange under off-white wisps. Grainy flavour that develops into ethanol and then an assertive bitterness. Slightly nutty and oxidized. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, nutty bitter finish.