Rasmus40 (16500) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, wood and notes of red wine. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. ABV seems higher than 9.5 %. 040213
chrisv10 (14577) - DENMARK - FEB 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruits, oak, wood and dried fruits. Flavour is malt, sweet, oak, wood, yeast, candy sugar, vanilla, berries, wine and a little sour.
saxo (16163) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are wood, candy sugar, red wine, vanilla, malt, fruits and hops.
laiti (7908) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37,5 cl bottle @ vPBF
Aroma has some sugar, raisins and hints of alcohol. Flavour is rather strong on woody notes, some raisins and sugar. Way too sweet.
TBone (15695) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 375ml (vPBF, bottled 11/2011)
Hazy orange color, small white head. Oak and vanilla in the nose. Full-bodied. Very sweet front, berries, vanilla then dry woody oak. Alcohol. Not very balanced although ok dessert beer.
lusikka (7649) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a dark orange colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet apricot, oak and some berries. Flavour of sweet apricot, caramel malts, sourish berries, oak and English toffee. Medium bodied, oily mouthfeel and a finish of alcohol, oak and sweet berries. Smooth carbonation. Interesting, but could use a bit heavier body.
olio (8874) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375 ml bottle @ vPBF. 11/2011.
Pours hazy dark golden color with small head. Aroma of ripe fruits, caramelm toffee, wooden notes and some alcohol. Flavor of toffee, ripe fruits, goose berries, some glue-like alcohol and some apricot. A bit stuffy and fruity palate.
tiong (6148) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
375ml bottle @ vPBF
Pours dark orange with a foamy head.
Aroma of malts, some caramel, vanilla, oak, hints of berries.
Taste is sweetish and malty with caramel, vanilla, hints of oak and berries.
Smooth finish with hints of vanilla and caramely oak. Quite well balanced, sweetish ale.
oh6gdx (24577) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@vPBF2012. Hazy orange colour, mediumsized beige foamy head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, floral and some mild alcohol with spices. Flavour is sweet malts, some mild alcohol, caramel and mild yeastyness.
jfb (5343) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of kiwi fruit, gooseberries and light notes of honey, with medium oxidisation and lots of red berries, especially lingonberries. flavour is quite sweet, with lots of bread dough, some oxidisation and a tannic bitter finish, the berries and more subdued. medium to heavy-bodied with soft to average carbonation.