Svesse (6234) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at U Medvídku brewpub, Prague, 19 July 2008) Reddish brown colour, slightly hazy, with frothy lasting beige head. Malty nose with notes of toffee, spices (clove?), chocolate and leather. Malty taste with toffee, nuts and a spicy, bittersweet finish. Medium body. Very nice start to my Prague holiday.
skortila (4602) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2008
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle @ Dutch Ratebeer Session. The beer has a sourish aroma with pickles and manure. Hazy, copper coloured with an off-white lace. Taste is a bit sweet, sourish. Bit malt. Strange beer, probably infected.
caesar (5295) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled. Cloudy orange color, short head. Aroma of pickles, caramel malt. Sourish taste, bit bitter, dry as well. Barnyard. Slight sweet, cardborad. Dry finish. Strange and off-balance.
jerohen (2029) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dutch tasting session Bunnik. Bottled. Hazy orange coloured, dying head. Malts with fruity notes in aroma. Sour flavour, some malts. Highly unusual combination of flavours, but not bad.
bierkoning (10499) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Swing top bottle@ DTS. Orange color. Butter, toffee and cheap sweets in the aroma. Malty flavor, has soured considerably. Sour pickles. Butter and grassy hops. Some citrus. Infected?? This beer has indeed some potential.
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle@DTS. Lactic aroma, yoghurt and malts underneath. Hazy, amber color, tiny off-white head, few lace. Malty, lactic sourness, bitter, bit woody. Astringent, woody dry. Has potential but just isn’t it.
thewolf (11209) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ U Medvídků, Prague.
Pours redish amber with a staying, medium, creamy, off-white head. Sweet, light caramel aroma, some slight butter and a good dose of grass. Low carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is wonderfully hoppy, lightly fruity. Some caramel sweetness and sweet raspberries in the end. Nice.
estpiwo (1289) - ESTONIA - JUL 7, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Nice amber color, hoppy aroma. So many different tones in flavor: hoppy, fruity, smoked ... Good dry finish. Fresh and good!
KnutAlbert (6223) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub.
Lovely hoppy aroma. Chewy, grainy, sweet and sour amber beer. The freshness is very prominent.
Flowery dry finish.
oh6gdx (20827) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Amber colour, small longlasting beige head. Aroma is honey, wood (oak and pine) as well as some nice sweet malty notes. Flavour is strong semi-sour wood as well as some toffee and dry bitterness. A well-balanced lovely brew.