chrisv10 (12645) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ CBC, 14. Dark brown with big tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and oak. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, oak, wood and a little bitter.
Rune (9344) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Taster on tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration, first session. Spotty lacing, unclear dark red body. Aroma of oak vanilla, dark malts and herbal hops. The flavour character brings a nice mix of dried fruits, brown malts and hints of bourbon. Vinous impression. Enjoying (02.05.2014).
BRW (1433) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
At CBC. Copper colour with off-white head. Bourbon, oak, soap aroma. Caramel, sweet taste, slightly gritty. Medium to full body.
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Bishops Arms Gustav. Slightly too young and hence spiking with fruity esters. Raisins, citrus, brown sugar, caramel and grass. Could do with some ageing.
AdamChandler (3589) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2 finger head, nice appearance. smells like leather and has a super bitterness. taste is a mix of sweet & tart with a great balance. you get fig, caramel, candied sugar taste. not a huge fan though.
finol (2492) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at CBC.
Despite having a lot of stronger beers at the festival I found this very boozy. Some vinous qualites
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, session 1 of 4. Cloudy brown/grey beer, nice lasting offwhite/yellowish head. Fruity vinous aroma, grassy, toffee, figs, raisins. Sourish vinous flavor, whisky, toffee notes. A bit boozy.
madsberg (10781) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught CBC 2014. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Aroma. Sweetness, ripe fruits, vanilla, wood, caramel, herbs. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, herbs, spice (vanilla), light bourbon and some caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends fruity and spiced with a touch of bitterness.
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CBC 2014.
Hazy amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of malt, toffee, fruit, wood and some alcohol. The finish was dry.
ansalon (1830) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBC 2014. Pours toffee with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, figs, dates. Taste is quite subdued with caramel, toffee, honey, hay. Mouth is quite creamy with low carbonation. Aftertaste is caramel, honey, hay.