ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Pours out in a dark brown colour with a creamy beige foam. Rich roasty aroma of nuts, fudge, raisins, anise and dark bread. Medium-bodied with really well-blended flavours of roasted malts, raisins, fudge, mild spices, and licorice. Long dryish chocolaty finish. As always; Ocean on cask is superb.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Clear, warm reddish brown with a tall, dense shaving foam style off-white head. Roasted and lightly smoky malt aroma. Medium body, lightly roasted and lightly sweet malt accents - again with a vague smoky edge. The finish is dry. 260309
larsniclas (5186) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Bishops Arms, Järntorget, Gothenburg
Dark brown/amber. Creamy off-white head.
Dark butter-scotch and milky chocolate in the aroma.
Some leather and barnyard in the flavour. Slightly smoked with a dry, slightly papery, bitterness.
ekstedt (4902) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Bishops Arms, Järtorget, Göteborg, Sweden. Dark copper, medium off-white head. Light-roasted nutty malt aroma with some dark fruits, along with spicy and earthy hops. Light in body, soft carbonation. Dry with a long bitter finish. Perhaps too bitter to be called a mild, but highly drinkable.
finol (1866) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Akkurat.
Dark redbrown with a small compact head.
Lots of rosted malts, has a little sweetness and finishes bitter.
Very smooth mouth feel.
gnoff (7030) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Bishops Arms, Järtorget, Göteborg
On March 29, 2009
Clear dark red to black color, smallish tan head. Hoppy and fruity taste with some nice caramelly malt. Malty caramel scent with some nice toffee notes. Medium to spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Fruity aftertaste.
Svesse (5660) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, 27 March 2009) Dark brown colour with ruby hints. Creamy beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of caramel, toffee, chocolate and dark rye bread. Malty, roasted taste with caramel, chocolate, toffee, wild berries and a mild spicy bitterness in the finish. Nice and tasty mild.
omhper (18314) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Dark mahogany colour. Mld butterscotch and coffee up front. Chewy solid body, wonderfolly edgeless Chocolatey with a light soapiness wrapped around a caramelly backbone. Balanced late bitterness. It’s hard to beat a well made cask mild in top shape like this one. Incredibly moreish!
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - MAR 10, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Conditioned at Bishop’s Arms, Malmö
Beautiful bright brown color; big head. Nice chocolate aroma, caramel. Dry chocolate flavor, a bit of roasted malt at the end; hidden good hopping. Not bad, but the aroma is better than the rest.
Ungstrup (27643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Bishop Arms, Malmø. A deep red beer with a fluffy tan head. The aroma is sweet malty combined with notes caramel and yeast and a bit of sulphur. The flavor is sweet and very malty combined with notes of caramel, sulphur, roasted malt, and yeast, leading to a dry roasted finish. The body is a bit thin.