OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, purchased @Systembolaget, Charlottenberg. A low tanned cream-ish head, over a well carbonated, clear reddish-brown body. Rustic hop aroma up front; Earthy, peppery and berry-fruity. Notes of cocoa and well roasted malts. Taste is pleasingly bitter, backed by a medium strong, cocoa-accented malt body. A nice fruitiness underneath. Medium full. Roast and distinct bitterness throughout. A pretty good and potent dark lager.
Nisse666 (4793) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from SB Majorna cons2011-08-01 Göteborg
AR: fruity - apricot, some pine
AP: ruby/brown colored body , 2 cm high wee bubbly but frothy creme beige head
F: medium high bitterness, dry body, some dried fruit - grape fruit, apricot and some pine, Tea leaves
Finn (4681) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Flaske 0,33l fra Systembolaget i Gällivarre. Delt med Rune under sammenkomst i Skibotn 17 Sep 11. Mørk amber. Høyt kremskum. God “IPA”-aroma: Appelsin & sitrus. Smaken fruktig med dominans av sitrus. Plommer. Markert syrlig bitter ettersmak. Et godt øl. Forfriskende.
AndySnow (4570) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Brown colour with a medium sized white head. Citric flowery aroma. Dried fruit flavour.
tkrjukoff (4167) - SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33 cl, SB, Nordstan. Pours deep redish mahogany with a big fluffy beige head leaving lots of lace. Aroma is mvery malty, slightly roasted tones, fruity spicy/herbal and bready. Flavor is malty, bitter and tart as hard boiled tea, some roasted and fruity tones on the background. Finishes malty, bitter and dry.
Hermod (3954) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from Systembolaget. Poured copper color with very thin head. very grainy malty aroma. Flavor is grain, malt, dark fruits and light hops. Low bitterness.
olsvammel (3934) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from systembolaget. It poured a clear dark amber liquid with a small light brown head. Malty smell with some caramel and fudge. Similar taste, malty with some sweetness and a caremel fudge finish. Smooth mouthfeel.
Aniela (2690) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2011
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
From a bottle at home in Skövde. Dark amber almost red, clear. Grass aroma. Don´t taste very much, dies quikly.
VsXsV (2675) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle from Systembolaget. Dark brown, clear liquid with medium tan head. Aroma is lightly hoppy and malty with notes of grapefruit, citrus, roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and toffee. Taste is light sweet with medium bitterness and quite a lot of hops. Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Overall, nice beer where the hoppyness and the malt really works together. A bit like a light Black IPA.
pilsnerrogge (2606) - Finspång, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Copper brown colour (why on earth is it entered as a "pale lager"?), dense head. Aroma is cookie dough, grass, peat and some chocolate. Toasted flavour with notes of grass and metal. Harsh, metallic and bitter finish.