VastActiv (5910) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap at Brewpub Teerenpeli, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy orange with small thick white head. Aromas and flavours: Belgian yeast, spices, fruits and malts. Very spice and tacky.
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mjs (6636) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
New batch and slighlty tweaked recipe. (Keg at Teerenpeli Kamppi, 20131010) The beer poured cloudy and orange. Its head was small and white. Aroma had tangerine, Belgian style yeast, spices and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, nutmeg, spices, Belgian style yeast, malts, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste was spicy and bitter. A less than average end result of an attempt to brew a Belgian brew. Unclean and musty.
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Kamppi, Helsinki. Hazy amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is berries, some mild floral and fruity notes along with spices and some mild yeastyness. Flavour is toffee, fruits, caramel, some berries as well as spices and mild yeasty notes. Nice balance, and easy to drink.
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Malty slightly sour nose. Thin beige head. Copper color. Maltu and roasty taste. Average haops. Some berries too. A good belgian taste.
FatPhil (14519) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 30, 2013
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap (Teerenpeli Kamppi, Helsinki) - brewed in Helsinki, not Lahti
Rich aroma, quite a mishmash. Fruity esters, bready malts, something quite pongy - some sweaty wool socks, maybe? Slightly hazy pale red, keggy head. Sweet in the mouth. Messy, watery and minerally. Fizzy carbonation. Some alcohol in the retronasals later. A bit raw. Not doing it for me. They’re brewing outside their comfort zone. A bit amateurish, like a homebrewer’s experimentation.
kingstoni (1979) - FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Reddish brown color with a minimal head. Aroma of caramel, cinnamon and yeast. Dry texture. Medium bitter taste with some sourness.
Erasmus_ro (2595) - Alabama, USA - MAR 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Teerenpeli Kamppi, Helsinki 18/03/2013. Pours an opaque dark brownish amber with a beige foam blanket. Served too cold. Aroma is fruity with apricots, grapefruit and peach. Fermented fruit in general. Turns more caramel, yeast and sour, fermented cherry as it warms. Taste is apricot, peach, caramel, light syrup and dried fruit. Some sour cherry again here as well. Not bad. Perhaps a bit alcoholic. Medium and quite carbonated.