VastActiv (7493) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Tap at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Originally rated 10122011. Colour is dark brown with small head. Aromas and flavours: Hints on cognac, chocolate and roasted malts. JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Mild malty nose. Pale beige head. Dark black reddish color. Slightly sour malty and hoppy taste. At the end hop bitterness. larsniclas (7194) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled at SBWF11
Light notes of wooden cognac in the aroma.
Peppery notes in the flavour. RexTalionis (3782) - FINLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Draught at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Poured dark brown in colour with an off-white head. Dark fruits and slightly burnt wood in aroma. Dark break, chocolate and hints of burnt wood in flavour.
Aniela (4216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Draught at SMÖF 2011. Black beer with a beige head. Malty, chocolate and coffee aroma and flavour.
sayravai (4710) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2012
rosenbergh (11760) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2012
, rated 2011-12-03) Very dark brown with a small, lacy head. Slightly burned, sourish-malty and coffeeish aroma. Sourish-malty flavor with roasted, thin coffee. Almost medium body, quite high CO2. Barrel ageing has brought some sourness along, but this seems too thin to benefit much from it.
Draught at Gastropub Nordic, Tampere, Finland.thomat (4097) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Dark reddish brown colour with small light tan head.
Mild chocolate, cocoa and roasted malt in mild aroma.
Mild sourness, tart, roasted malt and notes of hops in mild flavour.
Would need more strenght.
Dark reddish brown with a small brown head. malty with hints of smoke. malt and coffee. Medium body with a nice, dry finish. FatPhil (16953) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2011
Tap (Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Olutopas Pikkujoulu 2011 - sorry Markku, I blame the northeners)Hermod (8253) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2011
7 Lovely smooth sweet rich roast, almost mocha-like.
5 Black, small tan head - I love that look.
5 Sharp at first, almost acidic, not as smooth as the aroma promised.
3 Frothy carbonation. Very burnt and astringent finish. Later some metal.
9 Started so good. Headed downhill quickly. Dear brewers, stop obsessively barrel aging everything, it doesn’t necessarily improve a beer, and in this case it probably made it significantly worse. Let’s hope that trend dies soon.
Draught @Pikkulintu. Poured black with a creamy brown head. Honey, wood and roastedness in aroma. Flavor is somewhat sour with berries and coffee. Bitter finish. Thin body.