oldrtybastrd (3448) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gift from SkyCop32. Pours a nice medium golden/amber color. Aromas of wheat bread, caramel malts, and a touch of hops. Flavors of caramel, toffee, and a nice smooth finish.
gyllenbock (6480) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark reddish with a large white head. Sweet aroma of malt, toffee and bread. Taste was also quite sweet with malt and bread. Medium carbonation and short aftertaste. Drinkable.
Skinnyviking (8188) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2010 Courtesy of Finn. Bottle. High creamy lasting off-white head. Clear dark brown body. Mild sweet fruity malt caramel aroma with fruity notes. Sweet caramel malt flavor with little hops bitterness low carbonation and a short creamy aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden.
cheap (4881) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2010
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
$4 for a half liter at the local beer store. A new addition to their shelf. Very pretty bottle, foil top and all and the bottle is unique in shape. Yes, a sweet candy aroma. Appears to be a little darker than your typical pale lager but it certainly is not a ’dark’ beer per se. Scummy creamy thin head. Taste is a tad strong, wouldn’t think of this as an octoberfest IMHO. Shows its 6% rather forward on the palate. Decent carbonation for a stronger brew. Finish is a tad medicinal and hangs for a while. Overall, nears a strong lager session experience. A little more than what was expected in personality and strength.
rocbyter (2000) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JAN 27, 2010
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sweet bread and caramel malt aroma. Hazy orange color with lots of floaters and a small white head. Quick mild beginning with a sweet finish.
Finn (5563) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2010
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaske 0,5l kjøpt fra Alko Muonio. Mørk gyldenbrun på farge. Et høyt kremaktig skum som varte lenge. Pent å se på. Veldig forsiktig aroma: Svak duft av søt frukt. Lite kullsyre. Smaken er behagelig og forsiktig med masse nyanser av ristet malt, frukt og krydder. Smaken sitter lenge i og etterhvert dukker det opp litt tørr bitterhet. KI=5
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 24, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Botella @ Hotel Gile, Vilnius. Dark amber colour, medium beige creamish head. Sweet roasty caramel and malty aroma with some alcohol. Sweet roasty malty caramel bit alco flavour, short bitterness. Sweet caramel alco brew.
can8ianben (1446) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Frothy head on top of an amber/orange color. Aroma of maple cookies and bread. Sweet and syrupy mouthfeel that is balanced nicely by some faint pine hop notes. Somewhat bitter finish, but incredibly smooth. Liquid sweet bread in a bottle.
jaymobrown (1792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2009
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Kind of sweet with some slight bitters in the end. Very short finish. Kind of forgettable. It’s not bad, not in the least. If it’s there, it’s OK. I might even get it again. It was at Whole Foods and rather cheap. Especially if I want one beer with a sandwich for dinner--this will do. Didn’t taste like it had that many malts to me. Mostly just sweet, with sugar and candy flavors.
beercamel (84) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2009
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours red with a foamy head the nose is malts and sugars. The taste is nectar like and has sweet bite, the after taste settles back on the palate and stays for a long time.