SaintMatty (6805) - 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.
Sigmund (6719) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at HaandBryggeriet Beer Festival, Drammen. Deep orange to red colour, moderate off-white head. Moderate aroma of spruce, hints of dust. Medium sweet flavour, distinct notes of spruce twigs, reminds me of Alba (Williams Brothers / Heather Ales). Interesting beer!
KnutAlbert (6710) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rich, well balanced. Spruce juice, spices, nice bitter finish. Interesting!
ekstedt (6512) - 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.
mjs (6459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught at Pikkulintu, 20120817) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had malts, caramell and hops. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours had malts, spruce, sweetness, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste had spruce, sweetness and bitterness. The beer was very sweet but the spruce sprout flavours balanced it quite well towards the end.
tiong (6438) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki
Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma of spices, caramely malts, yeast and earthy notes. Taste is sweetish, caramely and malty with notes of spices, syrup and yeast. Finish is bitter, malty and sweet with some spices, berries and syrup. Okay, quite sweet and spicy.
Hermod (6414) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu. Dark amber, white head, thick. Herbs, porridge, malt, hops in aroma. Flavor has hops, citrus, light sourness, herbal notes. Berries in finish with some caramel.
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Borresteijn (6359) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at BBF ’13. Clear amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of biscuits, forest fruits/sweet raspberries, pine, light herbal bitterness. Flavour has the same qualities, nice red berry fruitiness, light zesty finish with some herbal bitterness. Light-bodied.
Nisse666 (6245) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at ÖÖWF 2012 cons 2012-11-16 Örebro
AR: caramel, fudge,
AP: reddish amber hazy, amber frothy cream brown head
F: woody, some odd sweetness - syrup???, caramel, wee dry herbs
Countbeer (6185) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beige lacing on top of a clear orange colored beer.
Aroma is a mix of raspberry, resin, bark, wood, roosvicee, cream and apricot.
Flavours of raspberry, hops, malts, bitter, some herbs and a light woody touch.
Aftertaste is bitter, sweet, creamy and malts.
Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, medium body and a light creamy texture.