KoNrRiI (683) - Århus, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0.35 bottle. Light brown color, looks like watered-down cola, medium-sized white head, quite thin. Aroma is dominated by malty scents, some honey, a little bit of cocoa beans, nuts and a small touch of rum. Taste is an attenuated version of a bock, sweet malts and caramel which are offset by a delicate, roast bitterness. Light body, thin texture with slight slick inclinations and a soft carbonation. Finish is short and sweet as well, again mostly composed of malty flavors. Considering the beer’s commercial origins it is not bad at all.
Zarkam (526) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
350ml bottle from Lidl. Clear amber colour with a small white head. Slightly toasty aroma of grain, hay and grass with a hint of nuts. Surprisingly much character when thinking of the crap the major breweries around here usually put out...
djoeye (2162) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2013
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
50cl alu-can from K Kilpisjärvi FI.
Low off-white head on a bright copper body. Scents from grains, herbs, strawberry. Tastes roasted caramels, malt, toast. Gentle light bitter mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Not much watery. Aftertaste some dark bread, syrup, malt candies.
Andy_ (887) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark orange beer with a permanent but slight head. Aroma of dark bread and grains. Sweet malty taste. Thin watery mouthfeel with not much hints of hops or aftertaste at all. Easily drinkable, not much taste but nothing unpleasant either.
Rune (8929) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2013
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
500ml can from Kilpis, via Gaute. Bright copper coloured body, off-white head slowly disappearing. Spotty lacing. Faint aroma of grainy caramel. Mid sweet flavour of caramel malts. Abrupt, dry cereal ending. Medium to thin bodied. Clean tasting. Unvaried, still possible to drink, even a whole can (Tromsø, 19.07.2013).
Leighton (13373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Can at a ChrisO Tasting - London. Pours clear, rich gold with a big, foamy head. Toasty cereal in the nose. Light sweet flavor, fairly bland, some dank dough, faint toast. Light bodied with average carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish, pretty bland, further light toast. Not much action.
SperkeleForce (704) - FINLAND - MAY 24, 2013
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bottle 35 cl. Pours copper with big foamy head. Notes of malts, caramel, toast. Easy to drink. Watery body. This like any other bulk beer, watery with not much of taste.
jolo (922) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 5, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can 50cl. A clear amber colour with an off-white head. An aroma of roasted malt, caramel and fruit. Some metallic notes. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter.
Pinball (11071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
clear caramelly light brown, small white head
mild malty aroma,
flavor is malty, herbal, cabbages
Braastad (430) - FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Dark brown, with lacing small head.
Aroma of mostly bready malt.
Taste is the same, bready sweet malt.