is an independent informal site for beer enthusiasts, providing information on specific beer brands tested by guitarist Archaon of the Norwegian black metal band 1349.


The beers reviewed are rated on a scale ranging from 1 to 6 based on the following parameters:

  • Color
  • Consistency/texture
  • Fragrance
  • Elements of taste and aftertaste
  1. Disgusting (rather drink water)
  2. Poor/boring (somewhat drinkable, but nothing more than that)
  3. Ok (meets expectations)
  4. Good (above average and high quality in terms of taste)
  5. Splendid (top notch; a joy to consume every drop)
  6. Out-of-body experience (absolutely supreme taste and presentation)


Without knowing exactly where to head with such a description, this tastes like Old spice, if you like. There is a maltinfluence that priovides a kind of comfortable frame of sweet taste here, but apart from that: I’d take a wild guess that this is what a fermented old man (!?) would smell like, simple as that.

The beer gives little (if any at all) aroma. However, it tastes strongly of christmas pastry/cookies, raisins and cinnamon,  and molasses.