larsga (7497) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Huge beige head keeps rising, eventually growing a foam hat out
of the glass. Clear amber body with strong carbonation. Earthy
dusty burnt caramel aroma with milky peas notes. Dry-sweet
roasty wooden earthy taste with notes of burnt peas. Mid-bodied.
Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry earthy licorice and burnt caramel
aftertaste with wooden milky notes. Unusual, vivid and clear,
and highly drinkable, with lots of flavour. (0.5l bottle,
Systembolaget Nordstan, Göteborg.)
AndySnow (7466) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark orange brown colour with a large head. Sweet malt aroma. Bittter fruity malt flavour.
Sigmund (7288) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle at Lompa Friluft, Oslo. ABV is 5.0%. Beautiful reddish brown, colour, low off-white head. Moderate malty aroma with toast and a hint of chocolate. Soft mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Lovely flavour, well balanced between the malts (brown bread, toast, lightly roasted notes of chocolate and coffee) and hops (elderflowers, grapefruit, pine). Smooth to drink.
SaintMatty (7226) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught (Glenfiddich Warehouse, Stockholm) - Copper/dark brown in colour. Fruity aroma with hops, caramel and dried fruit. Fruity and tangy taste with hops, malt, dried fruit and caramel detected. Nicely balanced and tasty.
Nisse666 (7124) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from SB Avenyn cons 2011-08-15 Göteborg
AR: roasted malt, brown farin suger, cocolate but not coffey!
AP: mahogny/ruby colored bodym 2 cm high frothy/stouty creme beige head - lasting, great curtains
F: great bitterness, compot of berries from the wood, bluberries, black berries and sloe berries, dark honey bread, floral
olsvammel (7120) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at SMÖF 2011. It poured a clear dark brown liquid. Smell and taste of dark malts and chocolate. Nice and easy to drink, but I got a feeling I would grow tired if I had a full 50 cl glas.
mjs (7097) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Oliver Twist, 20160324) The beer poured deep dark brown and clear. Its head was small, white and it lasted long. Aroma had caramel, grass and malts. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were grass, malts, caramel, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and bitter. A nice brew I’d categorise as brown ale.
larsniclas (7003) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken
Dark amber with a white head.
Milky toffee in the aroma.
Light to medium bitterness.
Drak toffee in the flavour. Some yeasty notes.
ekstedt (6678) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Sweden. Clear to shady copper, medium off-white head. Fruity and malty arom with notes of red berries and some floral hops. Medium dry, medium bitterness. Quite OK, but I do not crave for another one.
jookos (6421) - FINLAND - NOV 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
, järntorget. Darkish amber, clear. Very english strong bitter/esb aroma: Light nutty bready malts, herbal hops, some earthyness. Dry body, bready herby finish. Darker caramels, dry hazelnuts. Ok bitter. English seems to be ocean’s trademark.