oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught@SBWF2011. Pitch black colour, small beigeish brown head. Aroma is Islay peat, some ashes, caramel and quite roasted notes. Flavour is peated malts, some smoked wet wood, caramel, roasted malts as well as some slight ashyness. Been in the Islay barrels for just about the right amount of time!
omhper (20712) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Near black, small head. Heavy peaty smoke aroma. Dryish with light-medium body and clean mouthfeel. Tarry whisky and licorice. Low bitterness.
gnoff (8211) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at the Galatea stand at Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival 2011, sampled on September 30, 2011
Very dark brown color, chocolate color head. Sweet, berry, alcohol, wood, smoke scent. Smooth, soft, malty taste, very subtle. Very smooth mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Like drinking velvet, very nice.
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 30 Sep 2011) Black colour with brief, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of smoke, oak wood, vanilla, chocolate and hints of Islay whisky. Malty, oaky taste with Islay whisky, vanilla, smoke and a dry finish with chocolate and a gentle coffee bitterness. Medium body, quite dry. Well balanced and tasty. Nice.
gyllenbock (5630) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at SBWF, October 6, 2011.
Almost black with a small tan head. Quite a lot of Islay whisky character in this one. Nice mouth feel with a long, dry and pleasant aftertaste.