oh6gdx (26414) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is toffee, mild floral notes along with some nice fruityness. Flavour is fruity, sweet malty along with floral and grassy notes. Nice grassy and toffeeish aftertaste.
omhper (24627) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear deep golden, small head. Grapefruity nose. Mid sweet with bready malt forming a slender clean body. Sweetish and salty with plenty of grapefruit and marked bitterness.
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at SBWF 2012. Golden beer with a quite nice white head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, apples, pears, hay, hoppy grassy notes. Hoppy fruity flavor, citrus, lemongrass, pear, mango and pine notes. Quite fresh mix if fruits and hop, bitter citrus finish with hay and mango.
FatPhil (15563) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap (Oliver Twist, Stockholm)
A dull pale ale. Fruity hop aroma, meh. watery palate. Fruity but dull body. A bit dead, to be honest. OK, it’s drinkable, and has no real flaws, it’s just that I find it dull.
gnoff (10057) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg, on September 28, 2012
Clear golden color, white head. Fruity, bitter, caramel taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Malty and fruity scent.
gyllenbock (8685) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at SBWF 2012.
Golden with a small white head. Aroma and taste of fruit, malt, grass and some grain. Also notes of perfume. Drinkable but nothing sensational.
Svesse (8357) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm) Copper colour with creamy, off-white head. Malty, hoppy nose with apricots, orange and grainy malt. Fruity, malty taste with notes of apricots, orange, grainy malt and perfumy, floral hops in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Nice and tasty.
SaintMatty (7207) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught (Stockholm Beer Festival 2012) - Amber with a foamy head. Grapefruit, passion fruit and toffee in the aroma. Hoppy taste with grapefruit, peach and passion fruit.
larsniclas (6960) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at SBWF12
Pale golden with a white head.
Citric aroma and flavour with mashy notes.
Medium to high, grassy bitterness.
tiong (6901) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ SWBF’12
Pours clear orange with a foamy head. Aroma of malts, fruits and grassy hops. Taste is quite malty and sweetish with some bready and grassy notes.
Finish is smooth and bready with some malty notes. Decent, quite generic pale ale.