thebeertourist (5189) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Copper brown with a lasting creamy head. Fruity nose, pears and plums, with hints of toffee. Dry toasted flavours, somewhat woody and dry, hints of leaves and puerh tea. Quite different.
bergstaden (2813) - Røros, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber with a white head - Nice sweet malt aroma - sweet malt body with some caramel and some bitterness - short sweet malt finish - this was nice
Sand64 (7) - Sand, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Mørk dyp rødbrun farge. Tett fint skum. Dufter søtt med kraftig innslag av einer. Rund og fin smak med tydelig smak av einer. Behagelig ettersmak. Blir nok kjøpt igjen.
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aaronh2012 (92) - Maryland, USA - AUG 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown, little head, low carbonation but nice, smooth mouth feel, somewhat rich. Dark malts, caramel and chocolate aftertaste. Definitely a nice one to drink, would probably age well. Nice malt. Slight bitterness, slight roasted malt flavor.
KansaiBeerLvrs (4971) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
7.3% bottle from Drink Shop in Tallinn, just 4 euros so cheaper than in Finland! Beautiful mellow brown color, light bige head of luscious foam. Sweet malt aroma with possibly a touch of smoke. The flavor is definitely peated malts but pretty well balanced. Peat smoke, then sweet caramel malts with a mild bitter finish. Great stuff. You don’t taste the high ABV at all. Huvila/ is probably the best Finnish brewery I tried. This is a really good beer which is growing on me from good to great.
ClubGonzo (5648) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a murky deep nut brown body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is raisins, toffee, nuts, nougat, wood and hints of herbs in the back. Taste is a rather strange combination of deep caramel malts, nuts, nougat, assertive juniper tones, wet leaves, grassy herbal tones and hints of burnt sugar, marzipan and raisins. Bitter resinous aftertaste, which acts as a fitting compliment to the otherwise herbal-sweet profile. Full body, medium carbonation. Pretty nice and definitely original.
Borup (13651) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at DØE 2013.
Dark reddish/brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of licorice, malt, spice, caramel, hops and coffee.
Unde (1009) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red to brown looks with decent head. Beautiful beer. Scent has rye malts and much bitter juniper berries. Full malt body, and rye actually works here. Drying after taste with not that much hops but bitter juniper. This was an positive surprise.
agent_persik (728) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 26, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2014 Dark red color, medium head. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt, dark fruits and some herbs. Taste has caramel, malt, pepper, licorice, chocolate, wood - sweet with bitter hoppy finish, nicely balanced with juniper notes, long aftertaste. Medium body and soft carbonation. Excellent brew.
Psytron (2148) - Turku, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Sopp 2013. Smelll of roasted malts, caramel. Bronze colour, creamy head. Aroma of tar, licorice.