ante (3374) - Stockholm, - APR 18, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught a GFWH68, Stockholm. Pours out in a clear amber colour with a big rocky off-white head. Crisp aroma of caramel, red berries, orange-peels, toasted malts and mild lemon. Medium-bodied with notes of caramel, milky chocolate, oranges, lemon-zest and toasted malts. Bittersweet finish of citric fruits, caramel and toasted malts.
TEJA (2048) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Short beige head. Orange-amber color. Piny hop aroma with a tuch of caramell. Rather bitter for a Scottish 80/-. Some maltiness in the taste but not in balance with the bitterness.
Travlr (19497) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark amber color. Aroma of scotch and barley tea. Taste has very light smoke, scotch, caramel with a bitter finish. OK.
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 12, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Bishops Arms in Folkungagatan, Stockholm, Sweden. The pour is a clear, deep tea amber with a chunky, off0white head leaving some pretty good lacing. Aroma is sweet cherries and oatmeal malt. Taste is bitter, soapy, thin, numbing spice. Palate is soapy, bitter, detergent.
SaintMatty (6469) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught (Man in the Moon, Stockholm) - Amber in colour. Caramel, malt, tea and hops in the aroma. Nicely balanced taste with malt, hops and notes of tea and dried fruit. Easy to drink and an interesting interpretation of the style.
Svesse (7616) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Man in the Moon, Stockholm, 8 April 2011) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, slightly fruity nose with orange, citrus peel, toast and bready malt. Malty, slightly roasted taste with notes of dark bread, toast, orange peel, red fruit and a spicy, citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Quite hoppy for an 80/-, with a rounded bready malt profile to back it up. Nice one.
finol (2842) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at queens head.
Pours chocolate brown and slightly hazy, no head.
Red berries and caramell malt, to sweet.
Mad_Ferret (922) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Bishops Folkunga. Only slightly misty, red brown, with a small head.
Caramel and butterscotch on the nose with some burnt notes and a bit of fruit.
Taste is toasted and nutty, butterscotch, caramel. Some faint flowery and citrusy notes too. Medium bodied. Tickeling carbonation. Easy and nice and one the better beers i’ve had from Skebo.
omhper (22611) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Glenfiddich Warehouse 68, Stockholm. (rating #14000 - again!) Almost clear nut vrown, rich creamy head. Mildly roasty withrounded buttery malt and spicy hops. Medium bodied with fairly low carbonation. Some chocolate and hazelnuts, creamy and soothing. Spicy bitterness keeps building up in a salty finish. Another pleasant laidback ale from Skebo.