ClubGonzo (5685) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Bergen Storsenter, Bergen. Pours a deep brown body with a medium creamy light beige head. Nose is licorice, caramel, raisins, rum, deep malty notes and hints of nougat, leather and mild coffee. Taste is caramel, licorice, burnt toast, nougat and hints of leather, coffee, red berries, faint metallic tones and deep malts. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Full of flavor, this ESA borders on a stout. Tasty, but I suspect it’s still a bit fresh and will improve more in a few months. Palme (4823) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2016
0.5l bottle from #287. A really good looking one this. Deep dark brown and cloudy in the glass a on on top a good looking deep brown almost creamy head, slowly fading leaving small volcano craters in top of the beer. It has sweet and malty caramel and spiced infused aroma. I almost feel it smells barreled this! Deep rich chocolate and lots of thick roastiness. A mighty and deep nose. It has a thick and oily mouthfeel and it’s about average on the creamy carbonation. Really tasty also. It has a lovely depth of flavors. Dark and rich chocolate and roasted malts. Then a dark molasses sweetness combined with dark espresso, sweet licorice and traces of cocoa powder in the tail. Wow, this is actually a superb dark beer. Well done! 23.11.2015 larsga (7656) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2016
Big dark brown head. Opaque black body goes deep dark hazy brown at
edges. Earthy spicy mealy aroma with toasted rice notes. Sweetish
roasty earthy mealy taste with spicy funky notes. Mid-bodied. Mild,
mealy mouthfeel. Dryish spicy peppery rye aftertaste with earthy
mealy notes. Disappointing for Klostergården. (0.5l bottle, wine
monopoly, Lørenskog. Batch #281.) oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2016
Bottled (from Vinmonopolet, Kirkenes). Black colour, mediumsized head. Aroma is roasted malts, toffee and some mild spicy notes. Flavour is roasted, sweet malty and toffeeish notes. Hermod (8349) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2016
50cl bottle. Deep brown color, thin white head. Bready, sweet notes, ash, roastedness. Flavor has caramel, ash, tobacco, roasted malt. Very ashy. Heavy.
TBone (18227) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2016
Bottled @Vasa Sessionsmetalspice (1083) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2016
Dark amber color, small beige head. A bit spicey, caramel nose. Medium-bodied. Coffee, dates, spices, alcohol, roasted maltyness. Interesting xmas beer.
Nesten svært med lysbrunt skum. Duft av bitter sjokolade, mørke bær, kandisukker og lett kaffe. Bær, sjokolade og kaffe i smaken sammen med et hint av eucalyptus. Også litt røyk som det er i de fleste øllene fra dette bryggerier. Lett bitterhet i avslutningen. fellebag (1554) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Small layer leaving. Opaque color. Aroma is leather, coffee, chocolate, berries. Taste is sweet of earth, chocolate. Quite a lot of cocoa. RuneStumo (2710) - Haugesund, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2015
17.12.2015. o,5l Bottle. Vinmonopolet Haugesund. Black colour with almost no head. Dark tan lacings. Aroma is dark malts with lots of coffee. Flavours of dark malts. Very dry and pretty sharp with the coffee bitterness and the dry chocolate or cocoa. Good body. Sharp and strong with lots of coffee and cocoa flavours. Good one. smmaaren (588) - NORWAY - DEC 13, 2015
50 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours dark brown with a big beige head. Aromas of roasted coffe and malts. Taste is sweet. Good body and medium carbonation. Lovely beer.