ration (1840) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 750ml. Pours dark brown with a high foam. Aroma roasted malts and some hops. Slightly sweet as a scottish ale usually is. Not Bad.
Dermi (560) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
75, bottled. Pours dark red with a tan head. Aroma: Malt, biscuits, cream toffee, grass. Taste: Sweet, coffee bitterness. Toasted, malty flavours and hints of chocolate and coffee. Palate: Soft and slick, a bit thin. Soft carbonation. Mild enjoyable bitterness with milk chocolate flavours in the end.
Kavu (1813) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark red with a medium tan head. Aroma and flavor are pretty much just roasted malts. Decent but nothing special.
Psytron (1062) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2013 Chocolaty.
Rerating 6.1.2013. Dark colour, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, licorice and tar.
rosenbergh (5553) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2011 750 ml bottle. 4.7%. Finland.
Reddish dark brown colour with small tan head.
Caramel malt, grain and some sugar sweetness in aroma.
Flavour is roasted malt and some sweetness. Not that interesting.
Miksu (4731) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.75 l bottle from K-Länsiväylä, thanks hanniku! Dark reddish brown color. Sweet malty and worty aroma with toffee, raisins and nuts. Sweet worty flavor with licorice, nuts and raisins. Surprisingly sweet and full bodied for a 4.5 ABV.
Hermod (2579) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
75cl bottle. Poured dark brown with a light brown head, quickly disappeared. Aroma is roasted malt and milk chocolate. Flavour is similar, milk chocolate, roasted malt with a sweetness to it. Drinkable, decent brew.
BeerBaboon (1372) - FINLAND - DEC 4, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown with light brown head. Chocolate, roasted malts, licorice and pretty much the same with the with the flavour,. Soft carbonation. Very nice.
mile (2444) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown, small to average fully diminishing light brown head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, some dark bread with roasted malt. Body is medium, lightly sweetish flavor with roasted malt and chocolate, faint bitterness. Finish is average and malty, roasted malt and some chocolate. Decent bodied 4,7% dark ale without any of those horrible Xmas spices.
lusikka (4981) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 ml bottle.
Pours a very dark brown colour with a beige, foamy head. Aroma of sweet roasted malts, brown sugar and hay. Flavour of chocolate, roasted malts, mild hoppiness and pine needles. Medium bodied, smooth carbonation. Dryish finish with some bitterness. Sweet brew for the winter season and for the Christmas table too.