downender (6275) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 10/02/2012. Deep amber with a slight white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, pine resin and a touch of caramel. Sweet malt flavours upfront, followed by grapefruit and pineapple and a dry finish with more pine. Enjoyable.
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a deep amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of really strong tangy hops, orange peel and lemon zest. Again, flavour of strong hops, astrigent, gooseberries, biscuity malts, caramel and orange peel. Medium bodied, rough mouthfeel and a rough, strong bitter finish. 4,6% ABV greatness.
larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige head. Hazy opaque reddish amber body. Catty minty aroma with resiny citric notes. Dry-bitter resiny wooden taste with fruity citric notes. Mid-bodied. Astringent mouthfeel. Dry wooden grapefruit aftertaste with spicy resiny notes. Long finish lingers. Nice, but a bit harsh. (0.15l sample, Haand Beer 2012.)
Svesse (6137) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 19 July 2011) Reddish brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with grapefruit, red fruit and spicy hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of red fruit, hints of grapefruit and spicy hops in the finish. Medium body, fairly dry, with a generous bitterness. Quite nice.
KnutAlbert (6085) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I am imressed by the amount of flavour in this session strength ale. Oak, berries, strong herbal bitterness. Intense, very refreshing.
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @Haand2012. Pours cloudy amber with off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, pine, citrus and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some pineapple and malt. Thin body, average carbonation.
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl, new exclusive English brewery Anno 2011, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex brew, malty/sweet and slightly fruity/bitter, easy to drink, balanced, clear, good head, good brew
ekstedt (5433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken. Shady copper, large creamy off-white head. Piney and grapefruity hop aroma with some aniseed, and caramell. Light bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, slightly salty bitterness.
daniele (5383) - ITALY - MAR 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ambrata agrumato discreto corpo leggero caramello secchezza media buon amaro media beva piuttosto intensa
gunnar (5290) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from MyBrewerytap.com. Pours hazy dark amber with a huge creany off-white head. Aroma of lovely fruity and grassy hops. Taste is fresh and crisp fruity and resiny hops, pinecones and grass, very dry and tasty. Lingering strong mint, a good one.