NordicV (2542) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2013
Rödbrun öl, lätt grumlig med i stort sett inget skum. Doft av russin, desertvin, lätt dammighet. Smaken är även den russin och sherry. Oxiderad som en långlagrad öl. Döljer alkoholhalten väl. ThreeCats (1011) - ISRAEL - AUG 15, 2013
Deep red with no head. Aroma of deep chocolate, nuts, coffee, whisky, red wine, vanilla, plums, Sherri. Taste of nuts, red fruit, coffee, vanilla, chocolate, much more. Fantastic! Inbreak (6709) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 23.04.2012, 0,5l bottle (2008 vintage) sampled @ Maltmisjonen tasting:Linnet (1935) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
Sødmerik vinøs lukt med preg av karamellmalt, humle, sukker, sitrus, epler, rosin, daddel, alkohol, gras. Sødmerik fruktig smak med preg av malt, humle, sukker, rosin, daddel, alkohol, gras, karamell, smørkaramell. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God, men kan ikkje måle seg med Utopias.
Bottle 2009 edition 14 % ABV.
Ar: very rich and potent, malts, malts, malts, jam, honey, sherry, port wine, very oxidized and mature, alcohol is very evident, but the aroma is not boozy, hops is very low, some earthiness and grass.
Ap: ruby/deep copper colour, no head.
F: very sweet, honey, jam, oxidized, sherry, alcohol, dark fruits, very low bitterness, but some earthy hops are there in the background, warming finish. Sweetness lingers.
P: very full body, no carbonation. Silky smooth.
T: an experience, but extremely demanding. aenima (335) - Askim, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2013 Very special beer. No carbonation. The aroma contains caramel, raisins, cognac and honey. The taste is similar. A little sweet. A little warming alcohol in the finish. A master piece! Mead like. Cognac like.
ekstedt (7005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of I forgot who. Clear copper, no head. Fruity, nutty, caramelly with some floral hops. Full bodied, low carbonation. Semi sweet, medium bitterness. Good, but nothing special. Ktwse (5667) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle from SB. Seems like some people have accidentally rated the Xyauyù Barrel instead of this one, but from the text it’s clear this is the one that we got. 2009 vintage. Pours hazy red with literally no head. Aroma is a sweet fruit bomb. There’s muscovado, raisins, prunes, dates, alcohol, port barrel, madeira, caramel, nuts. You know it will taste sweet the second you smell it... Taste is very sweet, surprisingly un-boozy. Lots of dried fruit, sugar. The flatness of the carbonation strikes you - it’s not there at all! Finish is long, lightly boozy and sweet. Realizing I just poured a 50 cl bottle to myself, I’m thinking this might be too much, but hey, I’m celebrating a great day, so whatever... larsniclas (7284) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2016 [email protected]rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
Amber with n head.
Very sweet and vinous aroma and flavour with dried, sweet fruits.
Flat. Wooden notes. More like a port.
Sweet aroma with raisin. Vinous.
Sweet with wooden notes. Like a port.
Bottle at "En liten provning hos larsniclas" hosted by Alex ( _angst_). Amber beer with a small beige head. Malty nutty aroma, vanilla, toffee, caramel, sweet fruits, raisins, figs, hop notes. Malty floral flavor, smooth, caramel, toffee, fruity, raisins, figs, prunes. Malty sherry finish with toffee and vinous notes. Scopey (16225) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle at CGarvie tasting (thanks Craig!). It pours deep amber-brown with a small bubbly white head. The nose is rich, oily, honey, Xmas cake, apple, dark fruit and dried berry. The taste is caramel honey, molasses, brown sugar, spice, Xmas cake, oily, sticky, light alcohol warmth and good bite to it. Full body, low carbonation and oily/viscous mouth-feel. Smooth and good depth of flavour. Nice sipper.