oh6gdx (22531) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2015
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled@post PBF X-tasting (BBE 2003). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is rye, some mild cardboard, a bit sweet maltiness as well as some wood and earth cellar. Flavour is having quite similar elements. Still got ok carbonation ot it.
omhper (21266) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2015
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottled (BBE2003-11...) at Post-PBF, Vaasa. Clear amber, coarse brief head. Cardboard aroma with some pepper. Sweet with light body and clean, syrupy mouthfeel. Rye bread and wet cardboard. Light peppery finish.
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - NOV 22, 2006
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
The rye gives very distinct sour (?) taste which I don’t like that much. Interesting experiment, but it looks like it’s gone to it’s end. Like so many other finnish beer experiments.
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2004
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2004 Clear, copper color, large, foamy head. Very mild, sweetish, rye-malty aroma, that quickly turns into metallic. This beer is brewed using ~10% of rye malt, which gives the taste a little more character. The flavor is smooth and malty, with hints of rye bread. There are no hops to speak of. The aftertaste is malty but quite nonexistent. Very carbonated, light to medium-bodied palate. A better-than-average, but too metallic and carbonated Finnish lager.
TBone (14160) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2004
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2004 Bottle
Smallish head, some brown colour maybe. Lots of CO2. Rye-amber colour. Not much aroma: some fruit and malt.
Sweet malty taste mixed with carbonation fading to almost non-existent aftertaste. Looks better than tastes, plain beer: drinkable but gives much less than colour and name(+label) promise. Suprised how different comments stronger version has got. (4/4/5/3/9 2.5)
Re-rated, bottled (BB 12/2004)
Clear copper color with nice tanned head. Nose has apple and rye-bread. Malty, rye comes out well. This reminds me about some Lithuanian (not-so-excellent) lagers. (4/3/4/2/9 2.2)