Svesse (6041) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm, 24 Jan 2008) Amberish copper colour with firm beige head. Fruity, floral nose with loads of fresh hops and a hint of toffee. Fruity, floral taste with grapefruit, pine needles and lots of fresh hops in a lovely finish. Great stuff, yet another uncompromising effort.
larsniclas (5526) - 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.
laiti (5431) - 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.
ekstedt (5317) - 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.
gunnar (5105) - 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
SaintMatty (5083) - 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.
Miksu (4938) - 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.
Sigmund (4936) - 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!
OleR (4767) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught@EBF 2008. Hazy straw-yellow, low white head. Delicious hoppy acidulous-sweet orange/tangerine aroma. Distinct fruity bitterness in the flavor. Light, sweet malty background. Medium body. Long fruity-bitter ending.
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Draught@SOPP, Helsinki) Hazy golden with a small head. Very citrusy-hoppy, original aroma with exotic fruits and dandelions. Quite strongly hoppy, exotic-fruity and citrusy, dry flavor with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body, soft-carbonated, refreshing. A very nice and beautifully hoppy, dry summer ale.