chrisv10 (10871) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 10.5%. Hazy dark amber with tiny head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, oak and berries. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, toffee, dark fruits, sweet, oak, wood, notes of alcohol and warming.
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted, overripe fruity and toasted malty. Liqourice, toffee and dark caramelish. Bitter, toasted and dark malty finish.
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. A hazy red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of over ripe fruits, alcohol, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of over ripe fruits, alcohol, and prunes, leading to a bitter finish.
larsga (6177) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thin beige head. Hazy deep dark red body. Earthy spicy caramel aroma with linoleum and butterscotch and rye crisp bread notes. Sweet-dryish earthy spicy rye crisp bread taste, kind of dense, with alcoholic linoleum notes. Full-bodied. Mild, slightly hot mouthfeel. Dryish spicy alcoholic fruity aftertaste with rye crisp bread and cardamom notes. Kind of nice, but a bit dense and sweet. (0.75l bottle, wine monopoly web order.)
morri (197) - NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Almost non-existent tan head. Muddy reddish brown body. Aroma is mainly barley malt, caramel, cheese, vegetables and ale yeast. Very sweet on the tongue, almost overwhelming. Fruity, salty. Alcohol.
Simonsen (640) - NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Mørk karamellfarge, lite karbonert, rynn skumrand. Smaker karamell, malt,bær/frukt, nøtter,rosin, humle, en anelse lakris. En god del alkohol som varmer i denne ølen. Kan trygt deles med en venn siden det er stor flaske
fellebag (774) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 75cl. Nothing particular for head or carbonation. Color is hazy brown water. Aroma is red berries, caramel, cookies, chocolate, wine and malt. Taste is confectionery, wine, nuts, malt.
BillHick420 (424) - North Dakota, NORWAY - APR 15, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours light caramel brown, with a small dissolving brown head. Thick mouthfeel, virtually no carbonation, decisive hard hitting aromas right of the bat; caramel, heavy toffee, dough. Too intense for me.
tony_gorilla (156) - Fiskum, NORWAY - APR 13, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from vinmonopolet vika, enjoyed with my father in law. Brown-red color with no head and completly flat. Smells malty and boozy. Tastes of caramel, malty, liqorice, fruits, bitter and complex. Nice sipper.
esp0r (1948) - NORWAY - APR 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Manglerud enjoyed at home
Deep copper/ruby red, thin head with some big ugly bubbles. Smells of dark fruits, raisins, port, dark malts, hints of toast and caramel. Heavy sweet, rich malt flavors, hints of toast and caramel, fruity malt flavors and ripe red berries, tottally a very complex flavor palate. Almost flat carbonation, full bodied. Moderae bitter finish. Rich, heavy graviated, good balanced; a sipper that warms you well. Very nice and a good celebration of batch #500