Linnet (1520) - Karlstad, - DEC 30, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ar: mix of American and British styles, citric and earthy/perfumy notes, slightly roasted, full for the style and very appealing.
Ap: ruby, murky colour, medium off-White head, lacing.
F: big bite, lots of American hops, citric, grapefruity, earthy and slightly perfumy, maltbase is slightly roasted with hints of ash and coffee.
M: good body considering ABV.
T: this is very impressing actually.
Marduk (5332) - Reval, ESTONIA - JAN 20, 2016
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
330ml bottle (K- Supermarket Sello, Espoo). Clear brown color. Tiny size, bubbly beige head, stays. Sour, minerals, copper, bit of berries in aroma. Hazelnut skins, grainy, dusty, copper in taste. Hazelnut skins and copper in aftertaste. Soft herbal bitterness. Dry mothfeel. Weird brew.
FatPhil (12725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
330ml bottle - thanks Marduk
Some slightly vegetal aspects, dry and chemical. Looks OK, dark, small off-white head. Rough coppery taste. Pretty nasty. Watery palate.
martjoobolut (2517) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle (shared by fatphil, thanks). Pours amber without head. Aroma is grassy, toffee, vegetable soup. Flavor is sweet and bitter, grass, more vegetable soup. Body is watery. Overall: bad.
suurjuust (2589) - ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Clear brown amber beer, small off-white head. Nose is minty, malt, dry hops. Flavor is malty, caramel, minty fruit notes, the flavor profile is flat and thin and the minerals don’t exactly help.
Kavu (3680) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0,33l bottle from K-Market Jätkäsaari. Pours clear chestnut with a low head. Aroma is slightly fruity nutty malts. Flavor is fruity malts with some nuts and hops. Decent.
Hermod (5457) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle. Pours mahogany color with a thin white head. Nutty, toasted malts, malty aroma. Flavor has caramel, hops, malts. Thin brew, mineral notes.
rosenbergh (9680) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 20, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
330 ml bottle. (K-Citymarket) Tampere, Finland. Tuomaanpäivä tasting.
Clear amber brown color with a tiny off-white head.
Airy, malty and sweet aroma with some mild dry hoppiness.
Mild hops, dry metal and dry malt in the flavor.
adamnase (331) - Kronoby, FINLAND - DEC 12, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours clear ruby red with a medium off-white head, quickly dissipating. Aroma is lightly roasted malts, light biscuit, green hops with some citrusy notes. Taste is light roasted and hop bitterness, thinbodied
Beerheart65 (1297) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2015
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Clear mahogany with bit ruby, head dissipates fast to a lacing ring. Really sweet and malty, suryp, one-sided. Light body, bit watery, harshly malty, slight bitterness. Quite one-sided, diluted, dull.
Giochaurand (333) - FINLAND - DEC 8, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours chestnut in colour with low head. Aroma is rye, malts. Taste is toasted rye, hops. Palate is quite watery.