VastActiv (4002) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Stadin Panimobaari, Helsinki. Colour is reddish brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, some herbs and malts. Simple and way too carbonated.
mjs (5372) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, 0.65 l, at Stadin Panimobaari, 20150821) The beer poured deep brown and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweet rye bread, malts and caramel. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, sweetness, molasses, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A malty and fizzy brew.
dmac (4743) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml of old beer. Poured an ugly brown bidy with lots of visible floaties and a fizzy beige head. Aroma of old fruit cake, bad dates and fig, chocolate and dough with a tinge of alcohol. Flavor is lots of cardboard, newspaper, old dates, bad figs, dough, chocolate and some bread crusts. Blah, wase of $$$.
pineypower (2757) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, pours out a decent darker brown color with a small off white head. Aroma is of candi sugar, dried fruit, soy sauce, and some chocolate and peppery notes. Taste is of some syrup, chocolate, grains, peppery notes, dried fruit, some sweetness.
MrHangover (3309) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Camping RateBeers 2015; Nat & Winderig, courtesy of the crew! Pours a hazy amber beer with a small off white head on top. Aroma of rye, red fruits, bread and a faint amount of older hops. Flavor is a bit dull, tarty with yeasty notes, accompanied by some red fruits. Not sure what to think of this, but it’s okay.
Borresteijn (5478) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
At Camping Ratebeers. Brown colour, beige head. Aroma of malts, rye, spicy rye, some caramel, light hoppy. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, rye, spicy, fruity, some caramel, light hoppy finish. Light to medium bodied, firm carbonation. OK-ish.
Bosbouw (1964) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Chocolade bruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt mout. Smaakt fruitig, zoetig. Beetje kruiden.
Habanero (3312) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours deep brown with a large off-white head. Aroma of dark fruits, wood, chocolate, bread and mild spicy. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry, quite tart and with a hint of bitterness. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Ale indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟
zizzybalubba (1626) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 mL bottle from Tasty Beverage Co., Raleigh, NC. Dark brown pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of rye, caramel, light chocolate, hints of smoke, and wood. Somewhat peppery taste with dark fruit flavors, cocoa, and dark roasted rye. Finishes dry and gives the impression of a higher alcohol beer. Nicely done.
markextrae (2194) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle, deep dark Amber Brown colour with a tanned head. Nose of sweet caramel, spiced rye, Bread, grains, Some fresh citrus, plums, and sweet malt notice. Soap hops in the hint with a small herbal note. Again dissappointed