rosenbergh (7784) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. Finland.
Clear dark copper colour with small off-white head.
Darkish fruity bitter hops, dark malt, some caramel sweetness, nuts, wood and syrup in aroma. Flavour is a bit more bitter hoppy with dark malts, nuts and caramel. Quite balanced and carbonated.
Hermod (3757) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle, local store. Poured clear, copper color. Thin white head. Aroma was caramel malt and hops. Flavor fruity hoppy, with some malty tones.Ensds slightly bitter. A bit too light and could have been more bitter. But enjoyable nonetheless. Traditional bitter.
Miksu (5023) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.5 l bottle from K-Länsiväylä Jyväskylä, thanks hanniku!. Amber color. Sweetish aroma with nuts, resiny hops and orange. Sweetish, nutty, biscuity and mildly hoppy flavor with fruity and resiny hops and some bitterness in finish. Not completely fresh (BB March 2011).
tkrjukoff (4153) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours deep clear brown red with tanned head leaving nice lacing. Aroma heavy of malts with hints of caramel, hops and dry hay. A bit watery, but still good malty and hoppy flavor. Acidy bitter on palate. Finishes short with bitter hoppy aftertaste.
BeerViking (2874) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a deep auburn with a big beige head, nose of treacle toffee and plums, good balance of sweet and bitter on the palate with plum and burnt marmalade notes, then a bitter and slightly dusty finish. Decent but not inspired.
tlind2 (1223) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2010
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle. Copper color, off-white head. Vanilla and malt aroma. Bitter flavor with wood, roasted malts and some metallic notes. Dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation. It’s not bad, but it could use some extra body.
Bullit (4029) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Morrisons. Aroma of caramel malts, some grass. Flavour is caramel malts, a bit nutty. Not too well.
BeerBaboon (1674) - FINLAND - NOV 23, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Reddish brown. Big off white head. Caramel and and a bit of cream aroma. Flavour is caramel, a hint of cream coffee. dark fruits and grass with metallic notes.
lusikka (6737) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. Rated @ 21.5.2010.
Pours a clear copper colour with a small white head. Caramel malts, citrus and mild hops on the nose. Flavour of the same elements with some nuts. Medium bodied, watery mouthfeel. Average, like the other Joseph Holt beers I’ve tasted.
shrubber85 (8306) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Plum and barley malt aroma. Clear amber color with small head. Sweet barley malt and moderately bitter grass hops. Very good beer.