FatPhil (12180) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
355ml bottle (Stadin Baar)
Rich pale malt aroma, a little dusty. Pale orange, small tight head, quite brief. Pleasant light grains, a little bitter, slightly sweet, spicy hops. Slightly sweet feel on the tongue, pleasant carbation. A bit too sweet, but a pleasant strong lager. Does cover the alco quite well.
tiong (5584) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle @ Stadin Panimobaari. Mfg 01/09/15. Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of not so fresh grassy hops, malts, caramel, toffee, bready notes and earthiness. Taste is sweet, stuffy and malty with some aged grassy hoppiness. Finish is sweet, sticky and stuffy with loads of aged hops and grassy notes. Would like to try this one again from a fresh bottle.
gunnfryd (13583) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fonefan 110415. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop. Flavour is sweet, fruit, malt,. hop, caramel, grass. OK beer.
Scopey (10637) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the source. The nose is fresh, clean, bready malt, soft citrus, mellow orange and grass. The taste is crisp, bitter, clean, grassy, grapefruit, orange rind, light pepper, creaminess, straw and some alcohol warmth with a smooth finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Very nice hoppy boosty lager.
Hermod (5146) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample from bottle. Golden color with a thick white head. Loaded with tropical fruits, pineapples, orange, you name it. Flavor has similar things going on, tropical fruits, slightly sweet. Ok bitterness. Very good.
MarkoR (845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy yellow colour with a huge white head that takes quite a while to dissipate. Aroma is citrus, peach. Taste is citrus, floral, pine, hops. Very good.
Atom (1969) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle pours a hazy golden/orange with a large off-white head. Dry citrus and tropical fruit hop aroma, with some fruity earthy yeast. Bitter tropical and citrus hops upfront with dry malt, and some yeast earthiness. Mostly unbalanced hops, ok.
VastActiv (4469) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0.355l at Stadin Panimobaari, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, grain, harshness, some hops and malts.
mjs (5784) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, 0.33 l - manufacturing date unreadable, at Stadin Panimobaari, 20150821) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, herbalness and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were grass, sweetness, fruitiness, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy and bitter. A decent hoppy brew.
Gusgus (235) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Olbutikken. Nice citrussy aroma but not in your face. Clean maltiness with marked bitterness. Nice pine and citrus taste, very much like Sierra Nevadas house style. One of the best hoppy lagers I’ve tried.