Svesse (7035) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Harp, Covent Garden, London, 26 Nov 2009) Brownish amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, nutty nose with notes of dried apricots, dusty hops and a touch of sulphur. Malty, nutty taste with dried fruit, apricots, nuts, a touch of butter and dusty hops in the finish. Below medium body, rather sweet. A decent bitter.
larsga (6824) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium beige head. Clear amber body with carbonation. Roasty
toffee aroma with nutty caramelly fruity notes. Dry-sweet nutty
earthy caramelly taste with roasty dried fruit notes.
Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish caramelized sugar and
toffee aftertaste with earthy resiny wooden dried fruit and spice
notes. The finish lingers for a long time, with traces of rye
crisp bread. Complex, interesting, highly drinkable. A very good
beer. (0.5l bottle, Meny Oslo City.)
daniele (6782) - ITALY - NOV 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
ambrata schiuma media buona persistenza naso discretamente maltato luppolo leggero fruttato in bocca beverina buona secchezza buona luppolatura
gunnar (6728) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Vaaland, Bryne. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts. Taste is mild sweet, butter, caramel and dough, very light hops towards the end. Light palate. Sweet bready finish.
HogTownHarry (6322) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Handpull at The Harp (Chandos). Clear copper-amber decent frothy off-white frothy head. Herbal and slightly sour fruit aroma, a bit of alcohol. Taste follows, more intense bitterness. Slick, decent body, weak carbonation, dry oddly acidic tart finish. Not bad.
ManVsBeer (6256) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Slightly clouded lighter copper coloured ale, no head. Has a malty character and little flavour.
McTapps (5934) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours out of the bottle in a deep golden / light amber colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of dark hops and malt. Taste of hops, barley, malt, leaves, caramel and nuts. Bitter-medium dry finish. Nice and smooth to drink, not a bad one.
Cunningham (5930) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 29, 2012 Bottle at a tutored tasting on GBBF 2011. Amber colour with an off white head. Fruity and a bit caramel in the aroma. Fruity and hoppy bitterness in the flavour, hints of blackcurrant.
MichaelAwesome (5920) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice one. Hops with some malt, barley and even some fruity moments. Drinkable, bit thin and watery end. Nothing special, but an ok one.
jackl (5919) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ The Priory Arms. Brown pour with a small head. The nose is apples, honey, toasted brown bread. Caramel. The taste is acidic red apple skin, tobacco, brown bread. Little else. Slightly yeasty. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, OK