Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.5 l bottle. Dark reddish brown color with small tan head. Sweetish, tart, fruity, floral, medicinal and herbal aroma with licorice, ginger and cola very much like Jägermeister. Medicinal flavor with fair amount of woody licorice, spicy bitterness, some flowery honey, some sharp alcohol. Very, Interesting bitter tonic like beer, spicy and herbal but not overboard.
Grovlam (4189) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. [Sk8viking great American blind tasting] Large beige creamy head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Black color. Aroma of herbal and spicy notes, burned malt, coffee, chocolate. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and mild alcoholic texture. Balanced sweet and bitter flavor. Lingering spicy – herbal sweet roasted malty finish.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at chriso’s pre-GBBF ’Raise the Roof’ Shindig ’10, labelled ’Pinse Sol’. Dark brown with a small off white head. Sweet leathery aroma. Slightly medicinal taste, sweet and alcoholic. Some bitterness.
sunevdj (3570) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear brown with a small off-white head. Sweet with alcohol notes. Alcohol notes. Aromas of anis. Medium carbonation. Medium bodied. Dry finish with more alcohol notes.
planky84 (2644) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chris O’s ‘Raise the roof’ tasting. Dark brown pour with a tan head. Caramel, toffee, licorice and malts in the nose. Cinnamon, caramel and licorice flavours. Smoky, woody malt finish.
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Very dark brown in colour with a medium sized off-white head. Somewhat malty with notes of vegetabels, spices, herbs, fruits and cocoa. Not too well balanced.
sm89walt (1850) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as ’Pinse Sol’ @ Chriso’s pre-GBBF ’Raise the Roof’ Tasting ’10. Fine, fizzy tan head & a dark brown body. Cakey, dried fruits, spicey, earthy aromas. Sweet and lightly roasty with dried, yeasty fruits and a herbal bitterness. Medium body, light to medium carbonation and a lingering warmth & bitterness.