mile (2444) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Håndverkerstuene, Oslo. Dark brown, small to average and fully diminishing light brown head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, fruitiness - dark fruits, some roasted malt and caramel with dark bread. Body is medium, malty and sweetish some roasted malt and caramel, some fruitiness and bread, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and
sweetish, caramel and some roasted malt, light fruitiness and alcohol. Sweetish and fruity lightly roasted doppelbock - OK but nothing special.
MiP (12840) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Borefts 2011. Roasted aroma. Almost clear dark brown colour. The flavour is sweet and slightly sourish like some German Doppelbocks. Quite close to the originals.
Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taster, on tap at Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri in Oslo. Ruby glow to a mahogany coloured body under a tiny layer. Smell of earthy malts along with notes of dried fruits. Malty taste profile with anise and caramel, slightly roasted, added by dried fruits in the direction of marmalade. Lingering aftertaste of malts and dusty hops. Silky mouthfeel. Pleasant (Oslo, before noon at 26.09.2011).
Vaiz (2926) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ BBF2011. Aroma is roasty, spicy and with caramel. Flavor is slightly bitter, roasty, some floral hops. Quite sweet. Nice balance.
Countbeer (3665) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ BBF’11:
Small off white to light brown head on top of a ruby brown colored beer.
Smell liquorice, hops, barleys.
Taste hops, honey, fruit, cheese, roasted malts.
Malty herby light spicy liquorice-ish aftertaste.
Low carbo, soft tingly mouthfeel, medium light watery body and a watery texture.
fonefan (31777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Borefts Bier Festival 2011, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.
Clear dark brown black colour with a large to huge, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark dark chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Benzai (5745) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival @ De Molen, Bodegraven. Pitch black, opaque color, small off-white head. Smell coffee, roasted malts and burned. Taste sweetness, roasty, coffee. Too sweet for my liking. Decent carbo, low to medium body.
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Melkebaren, Sandnes. Clear dark brown color, small beige head. Aroma is very malty, with chocolate and caramel, dark dried fruit. Flavor is sweetness and has some bitterness. Aftertaste is malty with hints of dried fruit. Fine carbonation, oily and smooth body.
Tasted side by side with the Ægir version. Close race.
bierkoning (9563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ BBF 2011. Booklet says 7%. Caramel, malt and cinnamon in the aroma. Caramelly sweet flavor, more like a German bock.
Meilby (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Patricks Pub og Restaurant, Kristiansand
Pours black with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, leather, chocolate and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.