oh6gdx (24607) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Black colour, mediumsized brown head. Hoppy fruity roasted malt in aroma. Roasted malt and old coffee with caramellish hints in flavour. A bit wheat too. Dryness at one point but then turns into a bit full and sticky palate. Overall very good one. Warming finish (of alcohol).
pilsnerrogge (2773) - Finspång, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught@Stockholm Beer Festival 2005) Dark redish brown, almost black. Nice head. Malty aroma. Very malty flavor, maybe some toffee. The alcohol creates a warming finish.
sayravai (4706) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught@Stockholm Beer Festival 2005) Very dark reddish brown color with a medium, foamy and beige head with lace. Mild, creamy, roasted-malty aroma with some sourness. Smoothly malty, lightly wineous flavor with coffee, some ashes and warming alcohol in the background. Very clean and quite balanced, warming stout.
rlgk (17125) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2005
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2005 (Stockholm Beer Festival 2005) Amber with a nice brown/beige head. Roasted aroma from dark chocolate, licorice, tar and hops. Tar aroma, very hoppy and salty, dark chocolate. Bitter finish. Very good and complex.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(sampled draught at Stockholm Beer Festival) Black with a small dissapearing tan head. Strong roasty aroma of chocolate, licorice, espresso and black currant. Full and roasty flavour of espresso, licorice, pepper and chocolate. Very bitter and burnt aftertaste, hints of figs and licorice.
omhper (22890) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival. Near black, small beige head. Rich licorice aroma. Sweet and malty with citric hops on top of it, some molasses creates an oily mouthfeel. Tarry finish. Rock solid.