gnoff (9861) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the Swedish government owned "Systembolaget". February 18, 2006.
Alcohol in this version was 4.1% ABV.
Dark ruby red color, brown lasting head. MAlty scent. Nutty a bit buttery taste, low bitterness.
olio (9745) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
33 cl can.
Originally rated on 20080724.
Pours dark copper color with a small head. Aroma of sugar, caramel and mild fruits. Flavor of fruits, faint caramel and some sugary malts.
Skinnyviking (9214) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. High creamy and long lasting light brown head. Hazy dark red brown body. Roasted barley malt aroma with a bit of caramel, rather weak though. Mild but pleasant roasted malt flavor without much hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Short aftertaste.
gunnar (8549) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Dronning Louise, Esbjerg. Pours almost black with a solid firm off-white head. Nice dark light roasted aroma together with some liquorice notes, lovely. Taste is full of the same dark light roasted malts, dark chocolate and liquorice. Light sticky mouthfeel. Lingering light sweet/roasted aftertaste.
Hansen (8535) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Has a fine malt, heavy and perhaps a bit sour (lactic). Palate is medium to full. Aroma is malty too, not much hop. Not a schwarzbier and alcohol is 3,8.
Cuso (8168) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 4, 2011
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottled somewhere in Czech republic. Light brown color, small white head. Aroma, citrus, spices. Taste, yeast, caramel, dark chocolate. Coffee bitter finish.
Plovmand (8016) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Came at 3.8% abv. It pours dark brown with a medium off white head The aroma is tobacco, light roast and light caramel. The flavour is roasted malt, tobacco, caramel and some dusty hops.
ogivlado (7546) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 500ml. -Darker cola coloured, medium sized pale beige head, slightly vinous roasty nose. Moderate roasted malt, caramel and touch of tobacco with mild bitter coffee finish. A bit watery but considering ABV it’s expected.
larsga (7404) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big beige head over deep dark red body. Milky, slightly rubbery aroma with velvety, lightly roasted notes. Taste is sweetish raspberry-like roasted malt, a tad watery. Aftertaste is burnt, chalky, and somewhat bitter. Not bad, but nothing too exciting, either. (0.5l bottle.)
Finn (6895) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 0,5l. Extremely dark brown. A creamy tanned head lasting for a while. A warming burnt malty flavour with a sweet aftertaste. Quite good.