omhper (18324) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2012
1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Draught at SBWF. Clear deep amber, small head. Dryish with exceptionally sharp and unpleasant mouthfeel. More like a darkish metallic industrial lager than an altbier. Useless and as far from traditional altbier a liquid can be.
Svesse (5670) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 6 Oct 2012. 5.0%) Copper colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, slightly roasted nose with notes of toast, orange peel and bready malt. Malty, slightly fruity taste with toast, a touch of treacle-toffee and orange peel. Medium body, with just a touch of sweetness and a moderate bitterness. Quite decent.
Hermod (2577) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @SBWF2012. Dark amber in color, creamy white head. Aroma is bready malty, grainy and fruity notes. Flavor is sweet grainy, bready, biscuity, some caramel. Medium body. Decent.
oh6gdx (19630) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught@SBWF2012. Reddish amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is earth, wood, some mild herbal and bready notes. Flavour is bready, herbal, mild toffeeish notes as well as some slight wooden notes.
SaintMatty (4279) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught (Stockholm Beer Festival 2012) - Amber in colour. Dried fruit, malt and marmalade in the aroma. Fruity taste with notes of raisins, sultanas and biscuity malt.