larsga (6621) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Big beige head. Clear deep dark red body with carbonation.
Dusty earthy roasty aroma with rye crisp bread notes. Sweetish
roasty dusty rye crisp bread taste with earthy notes.
Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Sweetish syrupy rye
crisp bread aftertaste with dusty roasty notes. Very nice.
Highly drinkable, full of flavour, clean and fresh. (0.5l bottle,
from Meny Oslo City, probably. Batch #206.)
KnutAlbert (6364) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep amber color, malty aroma.
Bittersweet, nutty. The rather sharp bitterness creeps in, leaving a long hoppy tail. Excellent.
Geokkjer (6357) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, courtesy of yngwie. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of fruitiness, yeast, malt, caramel and grains. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some caramel, biscuits and floral hops. medium body, average carbonation.
gunnar (6183) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle kindly shared by abemorsten. Pours clear amber with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel,weak citrus. Taste is light bitter and fruity caramel, well balanced and moreish.
Sigmund (5604) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared 500 ml bottle at local tasting. ABV is 4.5%. Dark amber to red colour, moderate off-white head. Pleasant aroma of fruity and piney American hops, also notes of woodwork and lightly roasted malts. The flavour is not too sweet and not too dry, moderately roasted malts dominate, but fruity and piney American hops are also present. Roasty and dry aftertaste.
Cunningham (5319) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber color with a fine tan head. Nice lacing. Bready, malty and mild citric aroma. Ok body. Fine balance. Ok carbonation. Bready, a bit roasted, mild fruity and mild citric. Decent nice amber ale.
[Bottle from Meny Oslo City in Oslo, Norway]
Beer4000 (4978) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle @ Geokkjers Lambic Farm, courtesy of yngwie. Clear amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel malt, cocoa, and citric fruit. Flavor is refreshing soft malt, caramel, fruity and balanced bitterness. Medium body and nice aftertaste. A very nice and flavorful thirst-quencher.
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A tall lacing tanned top, on a deep reddish-amber body. Pleasant aroma of red berries and biscuity malts. Light to medium full. Clean and fresh sourish-bready malt flavor. A good dose of herbal and earthy bittering hops here. Mouth-drying herbal-bitter finish. Very likeable this one, with its fresh malty sourness. [0.5 l bottle purchased at Meny Oslo City]
Finn (4681) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaske 0,5l spandert av Rune og delt under samling hos ham 6 Feb 14. Mørk amber. Litt uklar. Mye skum. Tett lacing. God aroma av aprikos. Smaken er preget av mandler med innslag av malt & litt frukt. God fruktig ettersmak.
ClubGonzo (4548) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Matkroken Natland, Bergen. Pours a deep slightly hazy amber body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is nuts, nougat, peachy red fruit tones and hints of grains and herbs. Taste is bitter herbs, nutty grain tones and hints of chocolate, grapefruit and mild red berries. Medium body, medium to high carbonation. A quite straightforward yet balanced and tasty amber ale from Klostergården.