JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A 0.5L bottle from Alko shop. Sour mild nose. Thin pale head. Reddish copper brown colur. Fruity taste with some hints of prunes. Barleywine like. Fully malty sweet round taste. A good one.
jsquire (3437) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This beer had a deep reddish color out of the bottle with a creamy beige head. Deep aroma of caramel, molassess and dark fruit. Toffee sweetness with raisen, molassess and noticable alcohol. Thanks to cgarvieuk for the bottle.
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber to brown with a small tan head. Mild spiced and hard roasted malty aroma. Smooth roasted flavoured towards a dark fruity note and light chocolate. Nice dark mix of flavours. Ends dark breadish and fruity into the far finish.
MiP (13596) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 7.6%. Peppery and creamy aroma. Very dark brown colour, clear and with a chestnut shine. Good sweet flavour, quite peppery, quite malty. Very nice and actually well-balanced in spite of the strength.
janir (216) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very deep and dark ruby brown color with very creamy and lacy light brown head. Aroma is sweet and roasty malty, syrupy and alcoholic. Flavor is very sweet malty with some roastiness, soft syrupy with very subtle bittery ending. Palate is medium to full-bodied, oily, sticky syrupy and low carbonated. Nice beer for a dessert.
liinis (1563) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
true to its type. dark amber with a off-white head. Strong flavor which covers the alcohol well. very malty and well hoppy. good one.
turbothy (1086) - Bonn, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep dark red with beige head. Malty aroma. Deep, rich, malty flavour.
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2008
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark red , slightly transparent. Fizzy off white head which disappears quickly. Yeasty aroma, smells fruity and sweet from the alcohol. Feels very smooth in the mouth, alcohol is well hidden. Quite a fruity yet malty sweetness, feels amazing almost syrupy when you swallow. Strong flavours though so couldn’t drink too many.
johndoughty (3960) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle.Dark and fruity with a strong presence of alcohol. Rich and fruity this is certainly an excellent winter warmer.
taunusmies (331) - FINLAND - AUG 13, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark ruby colour with a small head. Aroma is sweet, rich and malty, slightly roasted. Notes of flowers, hops, raisins, dark fruits, toffee and plums. Well balanced ale. Alcohol is incredibly well hidden in the taste, but reveals itself creating a nice warm feeling and going straight to the head. I really liked this one.