BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl, English brewery, from Slijterij van Bergen Eindhoven, complex brew, not too heavy, balanced, clear, small head, nice brew
espenra (1003) - Kurland, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle from Systembolaget. It poured an dark orange colour with a small creamy head. Some carbonation. Aroma is malty with heavy notes of dough, bread, toffee and perhaps some caramel. Flavour is well rounded, smooth and sweet. Notes of roasted malts, hops, alcohol, caramel and hints of syrup. A short aftertaste. A really nice beer.
borisz (407) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very clear red amber with little bubbles. A nice foamy yellowish head. Hoppy aroma with a little caramel. Very full mouthfeel. A little vinious. A burnt feeling with some toffee. A little plums as well. Warming and pleasant.
LoFi (1711) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma: raisins, port, toffee, fruit, some herbs and spices. Taste: caramel, toffee, dried fruit, malty and fruity with a pretty low bitterness and some alcohol. Full mouthfeel.
lusikka (7744) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. Rated @ 4.3.2010.
Pours a clear reddish brown colour with a creamy white head. Fruits and caramel malts on the nose with citrus notes. Floral hops on the nose with fruits, caramel and strong malty base. Medium bodied with a slick, oily mouthfeel. Pleasant drink which lacks character.
Shakesbeere (219) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Fullerís Hock Cellar. Pours a deep amber. Aroma is rich with malt and notes of molasses and dark fruits. Full-flavored and full-bodied with an balance of moderate bitterness and rich malt. Flavor has notes of dark fruit, orange, and toasted grains. Smooth and potent.
AlbertC (277) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is caramel malts, honey some molasses and dark fruits. Taste is big body malts, sugar, dried fruits, salt and some licorish. Aftertaste is some bitterness which is perfectly balanced making ths a nice brittish strong ale.
Mjollnir (400) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 7, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500mL bottle. Pours clear gold with a thin head that settles to a ring. Aromas of sweet caramel, floral hops and alcohol. Medium sweetness, mild bitterness and a bit of heat from the alcohol. Medium bodied, thick, soft carbonation and a short finish.
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours with a small white foamy head, that quickly dissapates, over a clear dark amber/ copper body. Aroma/taste of muscat/port, toast, golden syrup/brown sugar. Full bodied.
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
from old notes Brilliantly clear maroon hue under a compact white head. Spicy orange and cracked pepper aroma against a cracker and cookie background with a toffee accent and a bit of whisky-like heat; also a bit of peaches and a bit dusty. Thick maltiness, cut by alcoholic thinness and bitterness, fairly high and clean acidity, moderate hop bitterness. Thick and creamy, soft carbonation. Clean and fresh enough, a little hot from the alcohol; nice malts but might not suffer from being drier.