ekstedt (5085) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at SMÖF 2011. Clear copper, medium beige head. Fruity and caramelly with some odd spicy notes with vague pine needles character. Medium bodied and smooth. Semi dry with medium bitterness. This was the "gold foam" winner at SMÖF 2011 which I find very odd.
rlgk (9034) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
SMÖF 2011. Amber beer, offwhite head. Malty aroma, chocolate and pine. Pine flavor, grass, a bit woody, juniper berries.
gnoff (7330) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at SMÖF 2011. Sampled on October 29, 2011
Clear brown color, white head. Sweet, sort of acidic scent. Sweet, sugary taste. Wierd spicy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterenss. Also vanilla ice-cream aftertaste.
Frovigalning (2669) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at SMÖF 2011. It poured a dark brown-amber liquid. Smell of caramel, malt and spruce. The taste was very special and hard to describe. sweet malty with some candy and spruce. An unusual beer, but I liked it.
tkrjukoff (3887) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample @ SMÖF 2011. Poursdeep copper amber with a nice bubbly beige head. Aroma is acidy, malty, sweet and fruity. Flavor is sweet, piny, bitter, acidy, fruity and a bit phenolic. Finishes bitter and acidy.
Dazz3 (1463) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at SMÖF 2011. Pours amber with a small white head. Smells hoppy and sour. Tastes sweet hoppy and pine needles with a similar finish.
TheJestersBeer (1912) - SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep amber, beige head.
Spicy, fruity aroma, spruce, herbs, hops, apricot, caramel.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, medium bitterness, creamy CO2.
Fruits and spices return on the palate, malt, caramel, pineapple, spruce, herbs, apricots, light smoke, yeast. Nice. (2011-10-28)
SaintMatty (4505) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (Bishops Arms, Folkungagatan, Stockholm) - Dark brown with red tinges. Pine needles, caramel and dried fruit in the aroma. The taste is very interesting with notes of spruce, dried fruit and nuts. Interesting and enjoyable.
omhper (18763) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm. Lightly hazy mahogany colour. Fruity nose with mild fir needle aroma. Mid sweet with above medium body and really soft mouthfeel. Bready, cushiony malt where cherry blossoms meets deep taiga forests. Laidback and pleasant, mild and drinkable, yet experimental and really interesting.