olsvammel (3027) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at SBWF 2012. Smell of hops, citrus, juniper and a peppery aroma. Similar taste with a peppery finish. Better then expected, nice mix between the juniper and the hops.
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@omhper. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is butter scotch, some herbs, sweet malts, mild juniper as well as some grassyness. Flavour is fruity, woodem floral, herbal and mildly buttery with some slight herbal notes.
omhper (19308) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled, thanks SaintMatty! Clear deep golden, mid size, firm head. Aroma of grapefruit and juniper. Sweetish and fruity with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Plenty of juniper berries, some butter. Mid bitter finish.
hirigalzkar (2282) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample @ SBWF. Very spicy. Too spicy in my opinion. It’s almost hard to find a beer behind all the spices... Not bad tasting tough.
finol (2142) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at SBWF.
Aroma of citrus, juniper and bitter orange.
Refreshing brew with citrus and wooden tanins.
Benzai (8068) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (marked 371) [from trade with SaintMatty] @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear golden color, small off-white head that diminishes quickly. Smell malts and herbs or spices like rosemary and something else. Taste malts, lightly hops but also again herbs or spices like rosemary and something else I can’t quite put my finger on. Low to medium carbo, low to medium body.
DutchDrebus (3956) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ benzai. Clear, very pale yellow with a decent white head. Smells malts, beans, old. Not that nice. Tastes like the berries, fruity, bit soapy, flattish. Thin body, fizzy carbo, bit watery.
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity spicy juniper aroma with hoppy hints. Fruity malty spicy juniper hoppy flavor. Has a smooth malty grainy spicy juniper finish.
jolo (902) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 33cl (thanks a lot SaintMatty) marked "371", BB 2013-04-15. A clear golden colour with a small white head. An aroma of malt, wood, juniper, parfume, resin and hops. The taste is mediums sweet and light bitter. A medium body, oily and light sticky texture, soft carbonation and a medium long duration. A little bit off balanced and the juniper takes over both aroma and taste.
gnoff (7750) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2014 First rating
33 cl bottle thanks to SaintMatty! Marked "371", BB 2013-04-15, sampled on August 11, 2012
Clear honey to golden color, small white head. Butter, wood, juniper, forrest scent. Wood, juniper, perfume, fruity taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness.
33 cl bottle I got as one in a mixpack a while back from Systembolaget in Mölndal, likely not available for purchase any longer, haven’t seen it around. On May 3, 2014.
Light hazy golden color, smallish white head. Sweet, sugary, fresh, light acidic, some bubblegum scent. Glue, wood, sassafras, juniper, sweet taste. Yeast, sweet afterataste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.