Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
In bottle. Pours a dark golden amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of treacle, candy sugar, caramel, musty yeast and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Lingering candy sugar and alcohol. Mildly bitter. Not bad.
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle) Pours dark copper amber with an off-white to sand coloured head. The aroma is really fruity/estery (reminds me a bit of canned fruits) with caramelized white sugar, honey and syrup up front (reminds me a bit of canned fruits). Hops bring spices, earth, wood, flowers and oranges. Undertones of sticky fudge, wet crisp bread, plums, resins figs and vanilla as well as a hint of grapes. Light Port vinous on the nose. The flavour is medium sweet, light to medium bitter and tiny acidic with notes of caramel, fruits/dried fruits, honey, spices, light wood, earth, oranges, crisp bread and a touch of grape tartness. The mouthfeel is round, super soft and robust with a light carbonation. Oranges juice, hints of dried fruits, mild spice hops, honey and caramel on the finish. Medium to full bodied.
Blairgus (3043) - California, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
6 July 2012, bottle at cagarvie's legendary tasting. Copper, clear, no bubbles. Nose is sweet sugary copper ale. Med body and mildly fizzy. Sugary ale mess. Faint blue cheese. Faint alcohol.
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BeerViking (2996) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle at EBBC, dark amber with off-white head, plum & Seville marmalade nose with plenty of alcohol. Dry on the tongue, then filling out with malt & honey, but still dry with alcohol, bitterness coming through in the finish. Like a warming cross between a tripel & a winter ale.
Kavu (2744) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
0,75l bottle from a friend. Pours clear amber with a low head. Aroma is sweet malts, oak and whisky. Flavor is sweet malts, alcohol, caramel, oaks and some hops.
Lowenbrau (2521) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle @Cimmeria. Nice liquor, nuts, raisins, caramel aromas. Pours copper, with off-white head, persistent, some lacing. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste is malty, liquor, caramel. Balanced, smooth and enjoyable.
Kristall-König (2415) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Geruch holzig, malzig, Likör. Start süß, Whiskyfaßnoten. Mitte holzig, Malz, sehr weich im Mund, süß. Abgang süßmalzig, Schokolade, reichhaltig, wärmend sanft abgleitend. Sehr gut.
Brandman (2316) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear brown body, white head. Aroma has butter, diacetyl, nuts some woody malt and mixed dried fruits. Flavour is bit flat and sweet. Quite poor one.
TheJestersBeer (2200) - SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a medium amber, with a white head.
Roasted, malty aroma, toffee, hops, chocolate, spices, earth, quite complex, smoke.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, medium bitterness, balanced CO2.
Malty, spicy taste, roasted, cinnamon, hops, caramel, leather, marzipan, walnuts, chocolate, almond, fudge, earth.
BeerCast_Rich (1903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
[750ml bottle, courtesy of cgarvieuk][2011 vintage] Amber pour, very flat. Sweet toffee nose. Sugar cane. Thick sweet sugary sherry on the flavour. Decent body, despite the flatness. Sugared toffee apple – quite musty – but decent