Skinnyviking (8188) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. High fluffy long lasting off-white head. Clear good looking brown body.. Sweet malty caramel aroma with just a hint of wood and smoke. Mildly smoked, relatively sweet, malt, caramel, fruit flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a dry and dusty short aftertaste rather than the expected one of smoke. Feels a bity thin bodied in spite of the relatively high alcohol percentage.
charlotte (5054) - rřdovre, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle.Hazy dark reddish colour with medium head.Aroma is sweet and fruity of berries and slight smoked with hint of rosted caramel and wood,good well balanced with spicey mild finish.
brnandersen (2880) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A Christmas beer in February - timing is essential! 330 ml. bottle. Deep amber colour with a slowly fading light brown head. Smoked aroma with ham, caramel malts, ginger and peppers. Taste is smoked and light sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture. Soft carbonated with an a astringent finish with sweet and smoked notes. Nice bock-smoked fusion. Good beer to pair with rustic, traditional Scandinavian winter dishes.
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, pours dark clear red with big head. Aroma is bacon, smoked ham and malts. Taste is quite small with malts, smoke. Medium mouthfeel, light sweet and bitter. Ok
ClubGonzo (4998) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep bronze clear body, small beige head. Nose is roasted malts, cured game and ham with hints of caramel. Taste is burnt caramel, cured game, deep malts and hints of grains. Sweet and kinda salty at the same time. Full mouthfeel, great balance. Very nice and a great style marriage.
thewolf (11728) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ Voldby Křbmandsgaard.
Deep red pour with a medium, firm, off-white creamy mouthfeel. Aroma has smoke, light metallic, sweet caramel malts, light doughy. Medium carbonation, light and a bit creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, good complex caramel, only soft smoke, mild oaky. Good malty dryness in the finish.
tkrjukoff (4243) - SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl, SB. pours clear red mahogany with a nice creamy light tanned head leaving lace. Aroma is spicy, ginger, cloves, malty, toasted, dry and hay. Flavor is roasted, spicy, smokey, phenolic, malty, bitter and acidy. Finishes bitter malty.
VsXsV (3645) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle from Systembolaget. Clear, amber liquid with medium tan head. Aroma is smoked with notes of charkuteries, caramel and bready/biscuity malt. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter with notes of smoke and sweet malt. Medium bodied with OK carbonation. One of the better beers to go with Swedish Christmas foods. The smoke plays well against the ham and the meatballs.
MikeKeller (926) - Kemi, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Botle from Systembolaget. Clear, beautiful reddish brown beer with brown head. Caramelly malty aroma has some smoke too. Taste is quite sweet malty with yet again some smoky tones. Some berry flavour detectable aswell. Oily mouthfeel. A bit one-dimensional brew and there could be more smoke in the mix.
Ingevara (874) - SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Stiff head that lasts for a while. Flowery and smoky smell. The aroma is rather deep with lots of malt. Low carbonation. The flavor is a bit surprising - I had mine with a meal of ginger and honey grilled ribs, and the beer tasted about the same as the ribs, but with more hickory smoke and bitter aftertaste. A singular experience I’d like to do again (...?)