Borresteijn (6500) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl Bottle via trade with SaintMatty, thanks Matt! Almost black with a ruby hue, thick creamy light beige head. Aroma of chocolate, cocoa powder, vegetables, dark malts. Flavour is light sweet, malty, cocoa, roasted malts, cocoa, light coffee bitter fiinish with a hint of moccha. Light to medium bodied. Nice beer.
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown color, good beige head. Chocolaty, grassy hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Chocolate, nutty, dark tobacco-like toasted malts. Lingering coffee in the aftertaste.
thomat (3420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with a medium tan head. Malty with roasted notes. Malt, fruit, bitter, chocolate and caramel. Medium body with a nice, dry after taste.
gunnar (8036) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours very dark brown with a small tanned head. Aroma of light roasted coffee and sweet toffee. Taste is light sweet fruitiness, solid dark malty body, got that moreish feeling about it, very well made and a good session beer.
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan) Dark brown colour with brief, frothy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with dark bread, ryvita and black coffee. Roasted, malty taste with notes of dark bread, roasted malt, chocolate and a generous roasty/citric bitterness. Medium body, fairly dry. Tasty and quite nice.
Furseth (2102) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle:Dark red colour, with a big creamy head! Aroma is sweet maltynes, roasted coffee beans, dark choclate,caramell. Flavor is fruity/caramelly smouth mouthfeeling, some coffe and vanilla, Smal to medium body, medium coffee/vanilla fruity finish! Nice!
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.33L bottle from Systembolaget, Charlottenberg. A tall stable sand-colored head, resting on a crystal clear dark ruby-red body. Rounded and complex aroma. Refined caramelly sweetness, a light tone of nuts, perfumed fruits and flowers. Medium full, with a light bitter-sweet malt body. Fruit tones, rounded caramelly malts and hints of mild spices. Soft on the palate. Light sweet, rounded malty and peppery endnotes. A very well-crafted lager. Fully balanced with super drinkability.
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, pours brown with medium head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, floral. Medium bitter taste. Good
finol (3125) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Systembolaget.
Pours dark redish brown with a shortlasting head.
Sweet vienna like aroma, bit roasted.
Rather nice rosted
Meilby (10972) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2011
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle 330ml @ Papsoe
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, soap and herbs. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.