janubio (365) - - DEC 8, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml. swing- yop bottle. Hazy golden colour, pours a medium head that dissipates soon, leaving a small ring. Taste of grains and citrus, herb. Crispy palate, medium body. Taste of grain, citrus and fruits, with a sour finish. Drinkable, but nothing special.
Theydon_Bois (7004) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, thanks to Andy Snow, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14.
Clear pale blonde with a moderate white covering that retains as a film.
Nose is pale malts, light orchard fruit, straw, cereals.
Taste comprises straw, citrus, bready notes, corn.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp close.
So so for style, pretty bland.
AndySnow (2475) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings, Göteborg. Bought at the Munich Airport.
Appearance: Light golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Malt, yeast, citrus.
Body: Thin body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, grass, hops.
ekstedt (5215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of Solros & AndySnow. CLear golden, medium white head. Grainy and honeysih malt aroma, a bit old and oxidized. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low bitterness.
jmgreenuk (3580) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a clear light straw with a thin white head. The aroma is stale malt yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a big malt palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Thanks to Andreas and Sunitha. Pale yellow beer with a very small white head. Malty bready aroma, fruity, apples, citrus, corn, some vegetables. Malty vegetable flavor, papery, bready, some grassy hops. A bit dull.
Nordcore (949) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle 50 cl. Golden, clear with a white head. Hops, malt and grass. Light bitter taste with a soft malt end, a bit light a watery.
vipinvelp (1890) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Somewhat hazy yellow with small white foam head. Aroma is good German pilsener, so is taste. Aftertaste is slightly bitter. (Velp 201403)
Frode (100) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 50 cl.
Clear, quite pale yellow, with a slight orange tint. Medium frothy head. Malty with bread and toast. Some herbs, some yeast. Round and decent taste. Light to medium sweet, light bitter finish.
Douberd (1709) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Swint top bottle at home, 500 ml. Into a Guinness pint, ABV 4.7%
Pale golden yellow colour on the body, two fingers of froathy white head, average retention and light lacing left on the glass.
Aroma of bread, hay.
Taste of bread, lots of metallic notes on the finish, to the point it becomes annoying. Light bitterness on the aftertaste.
Thin body with average carbonation, moving towards the high side.
Overall not so good, below average.
Beerhunter111 (5615) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml Flasche. Goldgelbe Farbe mit anfangs schönem Schaum, der aber im Laufer der Zeit gering wird. Geruch malzig, blumig.
Geschmack leicht metallisch wirkend, malzig werdend und zum Abgang hin minimal herb.