Cunningham (6948) - Halden, - FEB 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Black color with a beige head. Some lacing.
Aroma: Chocolate, coffee and roasted malt.
Palate: It has a medium light body that feels thick and oily body. Strange. Slightly sweet and a low bitterness. Creamy carbonation. Dry texture.
Taste: Rich chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Also a fine vanilla touch.
Overall impression: I really wish this was more available. Thanks a lot Yngvar for this gem.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with Yngwie.
ngeaney (97) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2015
2.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Jet black in colour with a great mocha foam and really looks like an Imperial Stout. Aroma has lots of roasted malt, bitter coffee, dark chocolate, smokiness and some licorice. Taste is pretty similar, cold coffee, quite bitter, some dry tobacco and lots of hard roasted malt. Was not expecting any body to this beer.
Inbreak (4516) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Old rating rerated 15.02.2014, 0,5l bottle sampled on RBNG14 Tour de Østfold bus trip:
Small brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is very rich, licorice, soy sauce, dark malts, dark sugar, coffee, cough syrup. Taste is slightly dry and very watery, dark malts, burnt coffee, burnt caramel, paper, hay, raw licorice. Medium bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Very nice for being an alcohol free beer. If they could only make this again...
bergstaden (2382) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a brown head - Nice roasted malt aroma - Roasted malt body that is a little bit thin with bitterness, but in a nice way - Roasted malt finish that lasts for some time - This was nice
visionthing (4773) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From a bottle shared by yngwie at the bus on RBNG-14 -thanks a lot!
Pours very dark brown with a beige head.
Strong malty aroma with roasty notes, dark malts and chocolate. Lots of flavours, but a bit thin and watery, but still a very nice alcohol free beer. (2014-02-15)
tfredvik (1751) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2014 Black body with a nice, brown head. The aroma is strong, sweet and roasted, with delicious notes of coffee, dark berries and a wall of sweetness. Strong roasted flavours of Bassets allsorts liquorice, coffee and sweet dark fruits. The mouthfeel is not surprisingly quite thin, and the finish is very short. A fun one!
[RBNG14 sample from bottle, courtesy of yngwie @ the Tour de Østfold bus, Halden]
RuneStumo (2575) - Haugesund, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
15.02.2014. 0,5l Bottle. Thanks to Yngwie. Dark brown colour with off-white head. Aroma is burnt roasted dark malts. Rather thin body, but it tastes a lot. This is a low alcohol that has a lot of real beer flavours. Very good!! #2000 Grattla Rune
Countbeer (6149) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Served in a taster: Bottled as Stuten: Thanks Papsø:
Medium to bigger sized ashy brown beige foamy head that changes really slowly. Almost completely black colored beer.
Aroma has loads of liquorice, laurel, liquorice wood, hints of coffee and roast.
Flavours of bitters, liquorice, roast, coffee, some chocolate and liquorice wood.
Aftertaste is bitter, roast liquorice and coffee.
Full carbo, blown mouthfeel, thin but medium bodied and a light creamy texture.
Not bad at all, but of course a bit thin.
daje (3995) - NORWAY - SEP 4, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Black body with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt and ash. Taste is pretty thin, as expeccted from a 0,4% beer, still there are roast and hops here, and a watery but bitter finish.
Alexus (242) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 22, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle @ Nøgne Ø. As Stuten. Pours black with a nice little light brown head. Somewhat sweet and bitter, with the familiar aromas from roasted barley and malts. Light in body. Like most alcohol free beers there is something missing, but it’s one of the better alc. free ones i’ve tried.