omhper (17561) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Bishop’s Arms, Folkungagatan, Stockholm. Hazy ruby/amber, small head. Rich floral nose with gooseberries, lychee, black cherries and grapefruit peels. Mid sweet with near full bosy and well rounded mouthfeel. Resinous with notes of burnt peaches. Very bitter finish.
rlgk (7538) - Skövde, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Örebro Beer&Whisky Festival 2012. Clear golden/orange beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, caramel, cream, grapes, pine, hay, woody notes, pineapple, apricot, hay and lemongrass. Hoppy pine flavor, hay, lemongrass, some warming alcohol, pine apples, citrus, woody, mango, grapes, some creamy notes. Bitter hop finish with pine, citrus, hay and caramel. Good stuff!
gnoff (6374) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken during "Närkevecka", on February 27, 2013
Hazy golden to copper color, tan head. Hoppy, grassy, alcoho, bitter taste. Hoppy, though no real character from the hops that sticks out, and also alcohol aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, high bitterness. Hoppy, herbal, sugary, grassy, a bit oxidized hops to cheesy scent.
Well hopped up, but no distinct character to the hoppiness.
ekstedt (4596) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken. Shady amber, medium off-white head. Fruity, piney and perfumy hop aroma on a solid malt base, a touch of alcohol. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. semi dry with medium bitterness. I remember the original homebrewed version as much better.
Meilby (4524) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Haand Ølfestival 2013
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and peach. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, warm and fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Sigmund (4280) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Haand Festival 2013, Drammen. Orange to amber colour, moderate white head. Nice aroma of fruity and piney American hops. Lovely flavour of American hops, not too sweet, but still enough malts to support the bitterness. I love Närke!
gunnar (3735) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Haand 2013. Pours clear dark golden with a huge frothy off-white head. Aroma of exotic fruit salad, tropical fruity extravaganza. Taste is fresh hoppy, intense resiny, fruity and flowery hops, well supported by the strong malty body, pretty good and impressive stuff.
SaintMatty (3705) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught (Göteborg Ölmässa 2013) - Amber in colour. Peach, toffee, grapefruit and pine in the aroma. Hoppy, bitter and fruity taste with grapefruit, toffee and peach detected. Delicious and so easy to drink.
mjs (3665) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Draught at Pikkulintu, 20121125) The beer deep amber and hazy. Its head was medium sized and almost white. Aroma had fruitiness, citricness, pine, grass and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, pine, grass, white bread, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was fruity, malty and bitter. A very balanced very hoppy beer
Nisse666 (3218) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at ÖÖW cons 2012-11-16 Örebro
AR: apricots, caramel, chewingum
AP: wee hazy copper, wee frothy head
F: heavy grape fruit, dried apricots, pine, dry but sweet