Skinnyviking (6777) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Swingtopbottle at YNWA. Low but lasting white fluffy head. Clear yellow golden body. Powerful sweet honey aroma. Dry sweet malt flavor with a heavy amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long finish.
rosenbergh (6582) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at the Főzdefeszt, Budapest, Hungary.
Clear golden colour with small foamy white head.
Fruity bitterish hops and grass in aroma.
Grassy bitter hops and some sweetness in dryish flavour.
larsga (6140) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium white head. Clear amber body with carbonation. Dry-sweet resiny mealy orangey taste with herbal notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish mealy earthy resiny aftertaste with citric fruity notes. Very nice and highly drinkable. (0.5l bottle, If Café, Budapest.)
DSG (5657) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 21, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Naama’s place. Thanks Naama. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is a bit oxidized with grains, honey, floral hints, a bit of fruitiness and some stale hops. Sweetish flavor with honey, malt, a bit of alcohol, fruity notes and a bitter and herbal finish. Medium-bodied, a bit alcoholic. A bit too heavy and alcoholic.
ogivlado (5584) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 21, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Szimpla Kert, Budapest. Cloudy yellow coloured, small white head, light fruity and honey nose. Very bitter fruity-honey-hoppy taste with dry bitter finish. Drinkable but all in all nothing special here.
deanso (5080) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at sorspecialista, Budapest.
Thin white head. Cloudy blond pour. Nice hoppiness with a hint of honey. Nice brew.
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 l bottle at Tuulensuu, Tampere. Slightly hazy deep golden color. Firm malty aroma with honey, pale caramel, earthy-herbal hops and candy shop raspberry. Malty and bitter-herbal taste with honey, pale bread, raspberry essence and candyish caramel. Firm taste but not completely in balance.
thebeertourist (4769) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Szimpla Kert, Budapest. Pale yellow, white head. Hints of honey in the nose, more bitter honey in the mouth. Well-balanced. Interesting beer in an interesting place.
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle pours a hazy, deep gold with some thin, clumpy white head. Nose is sweet and sugary, honey, malt, a little cake icing, a little banana ice cream. Flavor is sweet, light grass, light honey, some light biscuit, a little light vanilla, some chewy grain, a little light citrus. Slightly sweet, slightly bitter, slightly silky finish.
Cunningham (4339) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Hazy pale yellow color with a fine white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Deep caramel malty, mild fruity and some citric hoppy notes.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Dominating malt base. Fresh citric hoppy and some fruity notes.
Overall impression: Really nice, tasty and fresh strong lager.
Personal stats: On tap at Élesztő in Budapest, Hungary.