jonas (7567) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with a red shine, offwhite cream. Caramel roast nose, light on the palate, medium light body, light roast and herbal finish. Finn (7547) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Flaske 500ml fra Systembolaget, Kiruna. Drukket i Skibotn 23 Des 14. Mørkebrun med et lite rødskjær. Nesten ikke skum. Aroma av karamell. Smaken svakt metallisk. Spor av malt & karamell. Ordinær. larsga (7539) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 SaintMatty (7362) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2010
First rating: Biggish brown-beige head doesn’t last. Barely translucent dark red body with carbonation. Faint papery syrupy aroma. Dry-sweet delicate raisiny roasty dried fruit taste with caramel malts and mint notes. Harmonic and balanced. Fullish body. Soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dry roasty peppery cinnamon aftertaste with dusty malts notes. Very nice, and highly drinkable. (0.5l bottle, Systembolaget, Charlottenberg.) 5,4,7,4,13=3.3
Second rating: Big beige head doesn’t last. Clear deep dark brown body. Faint spicy
caramelly aroma. Sweetish spicy caramelly taste with dried fruit
notes. Mid-bodied. Mild mouthfeel. Dryish earthy spicy aftertaste
with deep caramelly toffee notes. Not bad at all. (0.5l bottle, from
Systembolaget, Torp.) 5,4,6,3,12=3.0
500ml Bottle - Dark brown with a tan head. Fruity and malty aroma with hints of caramel, marzipan and dried fruit. Sweet, fruity and slightly roasted taste with malt, raisins, caramel and Christmas cake detected. olsvammel (7220) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2012 Bottle as a sample from the brewery. Weak smell with a hint of dark bread. Also weak taste with a hint of dark bread. Light body and fairly dry. The few flavours that are here pull in different directions. Boring and not to nice to drink.
larsniclas (7068) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2007
Dark amber. Beige head.
Furity, malty perfume-ish aroma.
Some chocolate and licorice in the flavour.
Light body with ok roasted maltiness and some bitterness. ekstedt (6773) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2007 Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. Deep clear copper with a medium beige head. Fruity malt aroma with dark chocolate, fudge, some wood, and some citric hops. Light to medium in body with soft carbonation. Nicely balanced with a relatively long bitter finish. A bit bock-like. Pyrmir (6081) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2013
500 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Aroma and taste of dark bread. Light body and fairly dry. OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2007
500 ml bottle. Dense and creamy two finger tan head. Beautiful dark mahogny colored body. Dry nutty malt aroma. Also some earthy and hayish hops. Scents of ash and fruit. Medium sweet papery malt taste with notes of unrefined bittering hops. Medium body. Light bitter ending. A straightforward and reliable Christmas seasonal. stouby (4666) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted). Flavor medium sweet and bitter. Medium body.