SHIG (3586) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 18, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught and Bottle: Did a side by side tasting. Both pored a light blonde with white head. Nice hoppy aroma and grass notes. Tasted hoppy and malt/grain finish. The draught was more pronounced in aroma and flavor.
Svesse (6147) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm, 8 Dec) Golden yellow colour with rocky, white head. Malty nose with lovely aromas of grassy hops, notes of cereal and white bread. Malty, bready taste with a hoppy finish loaded with grassy hops and hints of citrus. Rather uncomplicated but well constructed with a nice hop character.
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled Rocky, white head. Good lace. Fully lasting head. Sparkling blond body. Nose of coriander, lavender, anise, chicory. Moderately bitter initial flavour, haevily biiter finish. Lovely pilsener.
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2005
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Golden coloured with no head. I did not know this was a lager but I tasted it right away. Hops are hidden in the aroma. Sweet flavour with unpleasant notes of corn. Quite thin.
JorisPPattyn (7910) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 12, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2006 No head; yellow-golden beer, no carbonation, doesn’t look quite like beer. Very grainy, malty, even chaff nose. Sweet honeyish grain, again chaff-like, summer-type beer. For a Kerst! Slightly slick, but light. Somewhat denser texture. For a Pilsner, its more than OK. Under its X-mas banner, it falls a bit short.
Retasted draught, unfiltered 2006.
Very nice, fresh European hops nose, must have been used in serious amounts 7/10Very short hopsshock, followed by sweet pale malts, getting a grapey taste. This is the freshest and the best, as well the bitterest I’ve ever had a Slag beer, and it is worth more 6/10 / 3/5 / 14/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
A very boring pilsener. Piss-coloured. A bit corny with notes of wheat . Slightly bitter finish.
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2002
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A clear blond beer with a small head and fairly large bubbles. Lovely flowery, fruity aroma. Mild flowery, hoppy and fairly short taste. Slightly sweet start with a very light bitterness in the finish.