hirigalzkar (2120) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ BA Folkungagatan. Big bodied. Creamy. Notes of honey, caramel. But also very bitter and malt heavy. A bit dry aswell. Very good altbier.
finol (1982) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Bishops Folkis.
Dark red brown with a pinkish head.
Sweet and bitter taste of honey, tobaco and hops.
Mad_Ferret (553) - SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(2009 vintage, tap @ Bishops Folkunga)
Murky dark brown with a nice thick pale brown head that lace.
Big malty aroma with lots of chocolate, prunes, some spice/herbs and cigarr.
Taste is sweet and very malty with leather/tobacco, dark fruits, chocolate, caramel, berries with a herby bitter ending.
Big body, round and mushy.
Big, robust and quite complex. Nice!
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Pours out in a cloudy nut brown colour with a small sticky off-white head. Rich, deep and rounded aroma of earth, toasted malts, milky chocolate, tobacco, prunes and sweet licorice. Full-bodied with rich rounded malty notes of dark bread, milky chocolate, tobacco, blue plums and sweet licorice. Long really chewy medium-bitter finish of fudge, cookies, tobacco, crackers, milky chocolate and toasted malts. Thick and warming like liquid candy. Great Doppel Sticke.
omhper (18972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Cloudy dark brown, small head. Earthy nose with the slightest hint of frozen stawberries. Dryish, dense and full sized. Salty with licorice and tobacco, packed with earthy malt. Long salty bitterness. Powerful in all aspects, perfectly suitable for a -16C winter night.