gyllenbock (2967) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at The Flying Elk, April 2013.
Dark amber with a large white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, light hops and some nuts. The taste was soft with some hops, fruit, caramel and something that reminded of chocolate.
Theis (11078) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Bungalow, Kyoto. Clear amber/brown - offwhite head. Roasted. Citrus. Cocoa. Toasted. Dusty cocoa. Fresh hoppy. Nice malty. Light licorice. Nice - rather high drinkability.
ClubGonzo (2695) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a deep amber-brown body with a small white head. Nose is caramel, nuts, roasty tones, grass and hints of pine. Taste is nougat, grass, nuts, burnt sugar and hints of paper. Moderate carbonation, medium body. Pretty standard amber without any real flaws, nor merits.
TET (1094) - FINLAND - DEC 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A sligthly red, brown beer with a medium and beige head. Aroma of toffee and some caramell malts, fruits, aromatic, wet exotic wood and some citrusfruits. Taste is sligthly toffeeish, wood, medium bitterness and thus the taste is quite dry, some citrusfruits. Medium bodied, quite smooth carbonation. Quite nice and not too sweet Amber Ale, the bottle is probably quite old, and thus not very fresh.
Palme (2234) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.33l bottle shared with The tasting Crew. This is a light cloudy dark amber-red one with a nice small islandy off-white top. Smells quite nice with a dark sweet caramel, some red berries and fruity hops. Really nice taste on this. It’s caramelly sweet, lot’s of dry grassy bitterness. Light dry in the mouth all the way, and it’s average to soft on the carbonation with a light both dry and oily mouthfeel. Quite elegantly balanced. Some hints of sweet licorice in the aftertaste. Could easily drink this again. 18.10.2012
Yorker (583) - Århus, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours reddish brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel, fruit, and citrus. Flavour is caramel and citrus with a bitter finish.
ej (326) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light coppery, caramel notes and light malty. taste is somewhat sweet but nicely balanced.
jonas (5041) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 24, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rated in 2009 in the Shinkansen from bottle.
Agressive pine hopped aroma.
I assume it’s amber, anyway the owl on the Label is cute.
Honey roasted sweet entry, pine and citric balance, retains some sticky restsugars, as a consequence a
Solid body, fine sparklyness dissolves it on the tongue. Quite drinkable.
SimplySike (419) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poors hazy dark amber/brown with dark white head.
Aroma malts, dark fruits, caramel.
Taste dark fruits and caramel sweets, nice bitter.
Kavu (1565) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is malts, fruits and caramel. Flavor is bitter malts, some fruits, some caramel and some hops. Pretty decent.