Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - - JAN 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Reddish brown color with a small beige head. Malty aroma with roasty and chocolaty notes. Flavor is quite dry with roasted malt, chocolate and some hops. Light body, finish is slightly bitter.
Toomio (220) - Joensuu, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hieno pullo. Aromi lupaa paljon. Mutta vetinen on olemus ja suutuntuma. Ohut ja laiha vaikka perusmaku on hyvä.
djoeye (1587) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light beige yellow head. Hazy red brown body.
Aroma; hops, chocolate, liquorice, dark brown malts.
Taste; mild hops, liquorice malts, chocolate dark, coffee notes, cocoa powder, prunes, finnish bread, almond peel, yeast. Nice on palate and slightly flourish mealy.
Finish; chocolate, flour-cocoa, hops, dark bread, lingering and very nice brew.
[50 cl. brown btl. 4.6%abv. 11° EBU35 EBC60 BBcouldn’tC B@supermarket Finland]
kermis (5452) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared . Pours murky dark brown with a small tan head,. Aroma of citrus, yeast, sweet malt and light caramel. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
jmgreenuk (4678) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from a supermarket in Porvoo, Finland. Poured a clear light brown with a thin broken white head. The aroma is zesty citrus candy alcohol. The flavour is medium bitter with a sherbet citrus mineral palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.
deanso (5487) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle at THT
Thin off white head. Clear amber pour. An ok brown ale, nothing special
ramboraffe (586) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at SOPP 2014. Half clear copper with off white head. Smell is sweet and roasted malt. Taste is malty sweet wth roasted hints and chocolate and coffee. Thin body and low bitterness.
Hermod (3371) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle. Got the bottle as a gift, and to my surprise I had not rated this one yet. Pours deep brown, thin offwhite head. Aroma of chocolate, dark bread, malt and some roasted malt. Flavor has roasted malt, dark bread, hint of chocolate and hops. Finish is malty with some chocolate notes. Thin bodied, but overall quite nice.
Migmar (251) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Brown, some white persistant foam. Bread, nuts, caramel. Medium sweetness. A typical brown ale, rather mild, therefore not too exciting but enjoyable.
kalervo (723) - FINLAND - APR 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Decent, quite light but still enjoyable brown ale. Enjoyable finish with some hoppiness.
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle at the brewery, courtesy of the owner. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of mostly roasted malty tones: chocolate, cocoa, caramel and nuts; even a hint of yeast. Flavour of chocolate, cocoa, bread and nuts, with moderate bitterness and sweetish malts. Bitter finish with maltiness.