oh6gdx (21545) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Handbottled, enjoyed on Dec 24, thanks Kikster!. Black colour with minor brown head. Aroma is liquorice, mild ashes, spices and some nutty notes. Flavour is similar with some cinnamon, roasted malts and ashyness. A bit out of balance as a whole.
Svesse (6715) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Monk’s Café, Wallingatan, Stockholm, 6 Dec 2011) Black colour with firm pale brown head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of coffee, dark chocolate and hints of cinnamon. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, coffee, cinnamon and Christmas spices. Fairly dry finish with a generous roasty bitterness. Medium body, dry. Very nice porter.
omhper (20441) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Draught at the brewpub. Black, small beige head. Sourish nose. Dryish with clean hard mouthfeel. Tinny and sharp with lemony edges. Slight licorice, the faintest hint of cinnamon. Low bitterness. Not the best beer ever at Monk’s.