SaintMatty (6053) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2011 Draught (Pikkulintu,Helsinki) - Amber/brown in colour with a slight haze and a foamy head. Lightly hoppy aroma with some fruity and spicy malt notes. Bitter taste with grapefruit, caramel and a nice and hoppy aftertaste. Not bad. 3.3
500ml Bottle - July 2011. Dark brown with red tinges and a foamy head. Nuts,hops,toffee and some perfumed hints in the aroma. The taste is nicely balanced with hops,roasted malt,honey,nuts and toffee all combining to good effect. Very nice.
thebeertourist (5155) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Glenfiddich Warehouse No. 68, Stockholm. Copper brown with a big, creamy tan head. Refreshing citrus caramel nose and taste. Appropriate bitter balance and earthy notes. A fuller body might be appreciated, but all in all a respectable brown ale.
charlotte (4867) - rødovre, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At beer tasting on Nørrebro.Dark brownish colour with medium head.Aroma of hops and rosted malt,well balanced and nice brew.
s01gs (17) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg.
Good pale brown head that lasted throughout the drink. A mouthwatering aroma, hinting at a, for a Brown Ale, unusual hoppiness and a lovely dry, slightly citrusy flavour with a refreshing bitterness.
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
keg 400ml 5,5€ at Pikkulintu Helsinki 250808
light brown transparent tiny head lacing
Scent:hops Taste:fresh, semi strong tickling hops fruity malty. Grapefruity hops in aftertaste
FatPhil (11512) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 26, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg (Pikkulintu, Helsinki)
Rich red, healthy keg head. Wheaty, sugar puffs and coriander seed aroma. Also some hints of ginger. Sharp carbonation. Slightly soapy hops, a little bit of wet sheep. A little thin, but quite refreshing. Not a usual brown ale.
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy to clear deep orange/brown with a lacing off-white head. Citric to green peachy hops aroma. Malty and liqourice note too. Flavour is mild fruity hops with a solid bitter bite closely following this. Quite dense caramel fnish with a lasting breadish note far into the finish. 8 months after BBD - holding up great!
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2008
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draught at Pikkulintu. Pale brown fast disappearing head. Copper brown colour. Maltiness and more than average hoppiness. Syrup and malty taste. Bite of hops at the end.
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught, 5.3%. Grassy hop aroma. Clear dark brown colour, stable creamy light brown head. The flavour is malty and quite hoppy. Distinct bitterness, quite late, could get a bit too rough.
mjs (5467) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught at Pikkulintu on 2008-08-02) Dark amber. Clear. Medium-sized dense white head. Hops and slightly roasted malts in nose. Medium-bodied and dry palate. Hops, bit of sweetness, some roasted malts in taste.