Holmen2 (2567) - NORWAY - MAR 31, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2014 Dark amber, slightly hazy. Beige head, no lacing. Aroma of caramel, roasted nuts and dried berries. Taste of dark caramel, balanced with very moderate bitterness. Some malt bitterness in aftertaste. Rerated after storing to July.
GIJOE (1050) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 14, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a dark amber with a thin off-white head that hangs in there a bit. Moderate lacing. Nose is hay-like and caramel notes come out on the palate. Taste is somewhat sweet with a pronounced bitter finish. Fairly thin, lively carbonation. Not bad. I wouldn’t turn one down.
mile (3714) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Dark amber, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing light brown head. Moderate roasted malt and sweetish aroma, faint roasted malt and some caramel - light bread. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, caramel and light fruitiness. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, some caramel - light bread, light metal and faint hoppyness. Sweetish dunkel with caramel. Lacks character.
KL (57) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Weak coffey,caramel malty.
Slightly weak watery finish. Ok beer in a good conversation.
HoppyBudgie (833) - SOLA, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber with lasting head. Aroma is dark malts, some licorice and weak burnt nuts. Flavor is full malts with licorice and some nuts.
smmaaren (476) - NORWAY - NOV 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
33cl bottle. Brown colour. Small white head. Aroma is caramel and weak coffee. Taste is light bitter. Allright "juleøl" from Lervig but I prefer the stronger version.
esp0r (2624) - NORWAY - NOV 11, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Meny Alna enjoyed at home
Deep red, beige head. Smells of dark malts, some dark fruits, more malts. Moderate sweet, some spice, hints of caramel, moderate bitter finish. Nice dunkel, quite sessionable , easy enjoyable
Hermod (5457) - Vantaa, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
33cl bottle, bb 09/14. Brown, thin off white head. Bread, caramel malt, dusty notes. Flavor has malt, bread, nutty notes. Thin, watery. Boring dunkel.
-- rated with beerbasher
nilsas (2935) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2013
1.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Duft av humle og rosin. Dunkel brun farge. Lite skum. Tørr smak av rosin. Havner ikke på mitt julebord.
StilleStorm (1304) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
DAA; Pours clear dark brown with fast fading off-white head. Roasted malty, caramell nose with spice notes. Flavour is sweet malty with hints of hops and spice. Watery mouth with roasted, bitter finish.