Nische (511) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber with large white head. Aroma with caramel, citrus, grassy hops and hay. Very fresh taste with grass, some floral notes and tropical fruit (peach, mango).
Rune (7242) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Ardbeg Embassy. Bright copper coloured body. Good lacing from a fading, white head. Fruity aroma, oranges and apricots. Malt-fruity taste, fine mix of caramel, resin and apricot, leading to a bittersweet tail. Soft in the mouth. Decent, rather heavy, summer drink (Stockholm 21.06.2013).
ration (1887) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
270613. Tap at Nordic, Tampere. Pours clear golden with a small head.Aroma Hay, metallic notes. ok.
lusikka (5175) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere. Pours a copper colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of caramel, grassy hops and hay. Flavour of caramel malts, grassy hops, hay, floral notes and sweet mint candies. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes sweet, lingering bitter and grassy. More of an IPA and a bit too sweet.
laiti (4800) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic
Aroma is hoppy with fruits, some grainy notes, resin and pine needles. Flavour has resin, malty notes, some exotic fruits and caramel. A bit too sweet and stuffy. Also some yeasty notes occur after some sips. Could be an IPA as well.
olio (5125) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere.
Pours golden color with a small head. Aroma of hops, mandarin and caramel. Flavour of caramel, fruits, resin, hops and mild hay. Medium carbonation, sweetish and mildly bitter palate.
Joakgust (735) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, 50cl - Clear amber beer with a large head. Aroma is malty with notes of cooked vegetables, herbs, bread and citrus. Flavor is malty with notes of citrus, pine needles and peaches. Unbalanced and very unfortunate that it has the DMS.
Linnet (1008) - Umeå, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ar: grapefruit, resin, pine, grass, lemon zest, bread, hay, metallic and minerals.
Ap: amber colour, small off-white head, lacing.
F: big bite, grapefruit, resin, pine, bread, hay, cereal, slightly metallic.
P: medium body, small lively bubbles.
7stern (298) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2013 Clear amber. Aroma of pine and melon. Slightly malt taste with medium bitterness.
Lilja (1314) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
På fat. Smak och doft av mycket humle, malt, karamell, grapefrukt med toner av mango, citron och tallkåda. Kraftig beska.