ruigo (1381) - PORTUGAL - AUG 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared a 33cl from the brewery. Pours brown in colour with almost no head. Aroma is hoppy, toffee and light chocolate. Medium carbonation. Quite bitter flavour with a long lasting aftertaste. Nice!
Patou (9) - FRANCE - APR 5, 2013 does not count
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance is not the one of an amber ale. Looks closer to a brown ale.
Taste is quite nice, medium sweet and rather bitter. Well balanced to my taste. Basically, this is more of an IPA that an amber ale. Quite hoppy.
Medium body lively carbonation and long bitter finish.
Overall, this is a good surprise.
omhper (20441) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Clear nut brown, mid sized head. Floral nose with some black currant. Dry with clean mouthfeel and light body. Black currant dominates, testingly hard crystal malt lies underneath. Mid bitter finish.
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and yeasty. Slight citric. Caramelish, yeasty and toasted malty. Lingering fruity and slight citric. Bitter and toasted malty finish.
Papsoe (25075) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 33 cl. Pours amber with a slight haze and a creamy beige head. Nose is sweet malty with a little greasy fruitiness and caramel. Medium body, sweet caramel and again this greasy fruitiness. Dry and somewhat hoppy finish. 050411
Pinball (11025) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
clear brown, smooth white head.
sweet malty and flowery aroma, quite hoppy.
flavor is hoppy, flowery, slightly metallic.
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol, as well as a bit of fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, metal, caramel, and berries, leading to a bitter metallic finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.
thewolf (11313) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours muddy orange, big, staying, creamy, off-white head. Aroma is lovely fresh. Good hops, fruity and light spicy. Some peppery notes on top of grapefruit. Fair caramel malty base. Medium, lively carbonation, dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has fine caramel, lightly toasted. Good hoppy balance and dryness. Fruity with a hint of peach, light peppery and somewhat spicy. Very good amber ale.
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Muddy orange-brown hue with a medium-sized, off-white, frothy head. Citric-heavy perfumes strike the nose first, strong on the oranges and grapefruit. Apples, Fuji perhaps, come next along with a generous bready malt profile and the aroma of cherries plus their pits. Lightly sweet and peppery to begin, the flavour picks up some leathery yeast notes towards the middle and finish with some sweet prunes, but also hoppy, bright and floral. Medium bodied with a watery texture and forceful, slightly off-putting, carbonation. With warmth comes the impression of Queen Anne pocket melons. Fitting, considering the English background of this brewery. Shared out of a 75cl bottle at Gastropub Tuulensuu.
FatPhil (9900) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle (Tuulensuu, Tampere, French days 2008) shared by Pat - thanks!
Rich brown, tiny head. Soft light aroma, malty. English ale taste - quite woody, and a bit nutty - a little drying. Quite well balanced. Zingy and interesting.