rotaman14 (304) - Potsdam, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours light brown, with a light beige head. Strong aroma, that at first feels malty, but after a while notes of hops, pine and alcohol come in. Lots of herbs and raisins on the tongue, not much hoppiness. A different and certainly interesting beer.
martin00sr (1586) - Haderslev, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear red brown. Small, offwhite head. Aroma has malt, dried fruit, dark caramel and alcohol. Flavour is similar with clear notes of juniper berries and wood. Bitter finish with pleasant alcohol zing.
rondphoto (2881) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
taster on tap @ Ei8ht Ball / Bellevue KY --- Clear amber brown with a rim head, no lace. Taste is roasted malt with smooth bittering that enters late in the palate. Both sides finish on equal footing, making for a balanced, clean, sessionable brew. Good stuff.
Bulk_Carrier (2710) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - SEP 1, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
I ended up opting for a snifter due to said ingredients that were in this, let’s see if they actually show up.
The appearance was a dark chestnut brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Somewhat foamy lacing strung it’s way around the glass.
The smell had a coca cola aroma over top of some oaky sprucy vanilla.
The taste was mainly sweet through the spruce coca cola flavoring and it becomes fairly sticky on my taste buds.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with more of a sipping sort of quality about it. It runs sticky sweet over my tongue.
Overall, not a bad beer just seemed different to me. Would I have it again - for the price probably not - $15 for this bottle was a bit too much.
tmrmwel (1284) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours dark amber with an airy head. Aroma is roasted malts and grain, with kandi, juniper and anise. Oily body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sourish malts with juniper, anise, burned wood and camphor, as well as woody notes of old tree roots. Disappointing.
VamboladeTolly (743) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle.Color ;brown with nice head. Aroma of malt, caramel. Taste of dark berries, juniper,licorice. Medium bitter. Medium body. Nice beer.
I was ill when I trink it and I still like it.
Madsen1635 (430) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Muddy brown/reddish pour with fast diminishing tan head. Sweet malty aroma with just a hint of tar. Taste is balanced with some bitterness. Quite high carbonation.
DrSilverworm (8540) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4oz on tap at Ei8ht Ball. Kind of a spicy, toasty, dark fruity aroma. Some winter type spices. Some caramel malt, light nutty notes. Mostly clear slight dark red orange kind of brown color. Thin ring of khaki head. Some bits of lace. Medium body. Kind of slick texture. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Nice full mouthfeel to it. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter, light zest, bit of spice. Pretty solid tasty complex balanced spice ale. Nice darker brown ale flavors to it. Hint of coffee in the finish (in the finnish? heh).
Lisowczyk (67) - POLAND - AUG 17, 2014
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Barwa rubinowa, klarowne. Piana obfita, drobna, trwała, znaczy szkło. Zapach: karmel, jałowiec, ciemne owoce, wanilia, śmietankowy, leciutki i przyjemny diacetyl. Smak: mocne, żywiczne nuty jałowca, sosny, karmel, ciemne owoce (czereśnia, śliwka, wiśnie), leciutka nuta wanilii. Goryczka wyrazista.
Pyrmir (4203) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Dark brownish amber with off white head. Aroma of juniper, malt, leather and lots of wood. Taste is similar, leather, sweet malt, juniper. Style reminds me of old ale.