mabjork (674) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught@Konttori in Tampere. A Hazy brownish colour with a rich and creamy beige head, rich lacings as well. It has a bitter aroma with fruits and juniper berries. The Flavour has some sweet undertones but it’s mostlybitter, still you can taste pineforest. A filling and sweet after taste. This is the first bitter that I’ve tried and really enjoyed.
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 27, 2006 2006/1/20 (7-3-8-4-14). Dark coppery color, medium yellow head. Mild bitterness, caramel and sweetness in aroma with spices and pepper, fine and rich aroma, good combination of Belgian and British beers. Medium bodied. Spices, pepper and hops in flavor, aftertaste lasts with spices and dryness. Medium carbonated and refreshing bitter.
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Orange hazy colour. Small off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, some citrus aroma aswell. Taste is fruity and lots of hops some malt in the background leaving you with a nice bitter aftertaste.
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle from may 2005) Orange, hazy colour, no head. Vanilla and wild flowers in the nose; really good sumer aroma. Nice, soft mouthfeel and and good, long and dry finish, a hint of anis finihes off nitely.
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2008 Cask at The Rover, Gothenburg. Aromas of peach and tropical fruits. Light copper colour, with a low, white head. Taste of hops, fruits and some malt. Long, bitter aftertaste. Rating: 7-3-7-3-14-3.4. (051008)
Bottle. Pours a clear, dark golden beer with a small, off-white head. Nice peachy aroma with grapefruit, resin and pinecones. A little maltyness in the base. Nice bitter flavor, with peach, sweetness and some resin. Medium body. Nice, lasting finish with bitterness, peach, citrus and pinecones. A really pleasing, quenching and quaffable beer. (080905)
TBone (12989) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2010 Draught
Copper brown, small creamy off-white head. Yeasty, barley notes with honeyish hops (in the aroma and flavor). (5/3/6/2/10 2.6)
Re-rated bottled@Park Bar, Mariehamn (BB 11/2010)
Clear amber-copper color, small white head. Fruity a bit exotic hoppy nose. Similar flavor: exotic fruityness, fresh grassy hoppyness. Lingering soft bitterness. Good session bitter. (7/3/7/3/13 3.3)
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught. Copper coloured, beige creamy mediumsized head. Pleasant fruity hoppy aroma. Bitter fruity hoppy flavour. Sweet caramellish hoppy finish.
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2005 Bottle. Dark golden colour with a white head. Hoppy citrus aroma and taste, light bitter. Medium body and a bitter dry finish.
Sigmund (5307) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, RBESG 2005 Grand Tasting. Brandy colour. Hoppy and medicinal aroma. Fairly dry and bitter flavour, but not much else going on. A bit disappointing.
joergen (21481) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled at RBESG 2005.
Orange coloured with an off white head.
Aroma of hops, pine needles and malts.
Flavour of hops, malts and pine needles.