Linnet (1088) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma is packed with hops, grapefruit, resin, citric, accenuated maltbase.
Appearance is Brown/ruby, medium beige head.
Flavour is ambivalent, American hops and märzen-style malts.
Palate is average.
Flavourful, but not convincing.
Lilja (1530) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
En helt okej oktoberöl med mycket humlekaraktär. Men lite väl svag och en lite väl vattning i eftersmaken.
gunnfryd (10201) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 6, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Red golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is berries, malt, hop, citrus. Flavour is berries, hop, mint, malt, citrus. Bitter finish. Medium body. Ordinary beer.
Beer4000 (4395) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle. Clear, reddish golden body with a disappearing beige head. Aroma has citric fruit, caramel and bread. Flavour is Sweet, mild caramel malt, some fruit and moderate bitterness. Medium body and aftertaste. Decent but rather ordinary within its style.
Geokkjer (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle.Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma of hay, mint, floral hops and biscuits. Falvor is sweet and somewhat bitter with some floral and minty notes. Medium body, average carbonation.
Leighton (10483) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the ChrisO Snow Tasting, London - thanks to one of the Swedes, I’m sure. Poure clear amber with a fine, creamy head. Sugary and bready malts in the nose. Medium sweet flavor with light toasted sugars, bread, modest dry caramel. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Some more dryness in the finish - which is welcomed - with light leafy bitterness, dirt, further dry caramel. Good offsetting bitterness. Decent marzen.
Simonsen (585) - NORWAY - JAN 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
flaske kjøpt på polet i vika. klar rødlig farge, nesten uten skum,smaker karamell,humle, røde bær,høstløv,tyggis med fruktsmak. Ganske god
Scopey (6197) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ChrisO Snow Tasting, thanks to Ian. It pours clear red-amber with a small white head. The nose is caramel, red berry (particularly raspberry) and some candy/bubblegum. The taste is caramel, toast, decent bitterness, red berry, metal, pithy citrus and soap with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice flavour and pretty high drinkability. Decent stuff.
mR_fr0g (2413) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle a Chriso’s tasting 20/01/2013. Light amber with a thin white head that does not last long. Nutty neutral aroma with a little solvent. Flavour is grainy, bready with a little rusty penny. Light astingent finish with firm bitterness. Moderate carbonation.
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 Bottle, thanks to Ian at Chriso Snow Tasting 20/01/13.
Clear golden amber with a thin white head that escapes to the edge.
Nose is dark malt, spice, nutty tones, wood, toffee apple.
Taste comprises dark malt, dark fruit, spice, apple, nuttyness, a little metallic.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitterness and a little spice in the finish.