laiti (6730) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2013
Draught @ Pikkulintu
Aroma is quite light with some fruity tones and caramel. Flavour s rather sweet with toffee, caramel, some alcohol tones and hints of glue. Too sweet but decent anyway. Gets some berry tones in the middle of the glass.
larsga (6544) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small offwhite head. Clear amber body. Fruity resiny earthy aroma with caramelly notes. Dry-sweet earthy lemon sherbet taste with sugary toffee notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish floral perfumy resiny aftertaste with orangey spicy notes. Slightly oily. Nice and drinkable. Surprisingly sweet. (0.15l draft at Haand Festival 2013.)
gunnar (6129) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Haand 2013. Pours clear dark amber, small off-white head. Nice malty aroma , some red fruits and red ripe berries as well. Taste is moderate bitter, nutty malts, lingering sweet dark roasted caramel. Well executed IPA
larsniclas (5912) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at 3 små rum.
Slightly hazy and golden/copper. Rather brief white head.
Very sweet and malty with fruity hoppiness in the aroma.
Fruity, citric and hoppy flavour with a lot of dry bitterness.
ekstedt (5810) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Tre små rum, Göteborg, Sweden. Hazy golden, small white head. Hoppy aroma with grape fruits and pine needles, and a solid fruity malt base. Very smooth with a delicate lingering bitterness.
SaintMatty (5779) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught (Bishops Arms, Folkungagatan, Stockholm) - Copper coloured. Pine, toffee and dried fruit in the aroma. Caramel, raisins, pine and dried apricot in the taste. Fairly hoppy, but with solid malt backbone.
Sigmund (5571) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Haand Festival 2013, Drammen. Dark orange to red colour, moderate white head. Moderate but pleasant aroma of fruity hops and berries. Well balanced flavour, lovely hoppy and fruity character on a background of smooth malts, hints of oak and spices. Närke quality!
gyllenbock (5564) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Akkurat.
Hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, hops and caramel. Similar taste. On the sweet side with a bitter finish. A quite interesting beer.
mjs (5073) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2013 (Re-rate, keg at Pikkulintu, 20130821) The beer poured deep amber and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had fruitiness, caramell and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, malts, sweetness and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy and bitter. A very nice malty IPA. No need to adjust the score.
(Draught at SOPP2008) Golden and clear. Small dense white head. Citric, hops and cowhouse in nose. Medium palate. Hops, citric flavours, grass, bitterness and fruitiness in taste. Long aftertaste with citric flavours and bitterness. Old rating: 8-3-8-3-15=3.7
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at SOPP 2008, Helsinki. Golden color with small head. Refreshing aroma with fair amount of lemony and raisiny hops. Bittersweet flavor with strong lemony and grapefruity hop character. Dry, chewy and bitter finish. Pleasant, drinkable and moreish, but there could be more hop complexity.