VastActiv (2658) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2014
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Tap at Syystoober, Helsinki. Originally rated 24082012. Colour is golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, sweetness and malts.
gunnfryd (10275) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle at RBNG-14. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, hop, maize. Flavour is maize, malt, hop, fruit. Boring beer.
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
15.02.2014, 0,5l bottle sampled @ RBNG14:
Tiny shortlasting head. Aroma is grainy, worth, wet grain, caramel, malt candy, hay. Taste is slightly sweet grainy, caramel malts, worth, hay, nuts, cereal, hints of cardboard. Medium bitterness, slightly sweet mouthfeel. Boring!
bergstaden (1190) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden with a white head - Malt aroma - Nice malt body with hints of hop bitterness - Nice malt finish that lasts for a while - This was quite ok
RuneStumo (2167) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
15.02.2014. 0,5l Bottle. RBNG-14. Pale yellow colour with white head. Soft carbonation, Weak malty body. Not much to say really.
Sigmund (4958) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2014
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Sample from bottle, RBNG 2014 in Halden, Grand Tasting. Deep golden colour. Sweetish slightly stale aroma. Grainy flavour, a hint of caramel, slightly stale.
Cunningham (4348) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Clear deep golden color with a fine white head. Malty and light hoppy aroma. Mid bodied and tad sweet. Malty and a bit fruity flavor. Decent, but nothing more.
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]
visionthing (2625) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
From a shared 50cl bottle at RBNG-14. Pours hazy deep golden with a small white head. Grainy aroma with hints of vegetables and caramel. Sweet and grainy with some fruity notes and a very mild bitterness.
(2014-02-15 - Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden)
OleR (4786) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear deep golden. Low white head. Well prononced bready malt aroma, with some mild grassy and hay-ish hops. Light to medium full. Good malt base. Bread and grain. Balancing bitterness. Not very exciting, but a clean and decent festbier. [Shared bottle at Grand Tasting, RBNG2014]
gunnar (5160) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Shared bottle at RBNG-14. Pours hazy golden with no head at all. Aroma of grainy malts, caramel. Taste is dry bitter organic, with some herbal notes, not all bad, but close.