DuffMan (7228) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, shared with my wife. Medium hold, lasting, lacy white head. Intriguing hop profile, floral and piney with some fruity sweetness. Only modest bitterness, but the hops here are delicate and interesting. I liked this more than I thought I would.
Zwiebel88 (285) - GERMANY - DEC 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fruchtig. Relativ standardmäßiges, gut trinkbares IPA mit etwas wenig Komplexität. ok!
Theydon_Bois (10615) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Long Dock, Carrigahalt, 05/12/14.
Golden amber with a decent beige covering.
Nose is citric sherbets, bitter orange, hoppy waftings, straw, light pine.
Taste comprises grapefruit, straw, pine needle, orange pith, chalky minerals, apricot.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid hoppy number, surprised to see such a low score for this one, freshness issues?
massingasetta (331) - München, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A refreshing and well brewed Pale Ale, that is quite herbal and has a good body and aftertaste. It is a golden colour and smells and tastes malty, sweet and with a hoppy note. A good pale ale from Ireland.
ClaudeB04 (191) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - SEP 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, pours a deep golden with nice foam head.
Drank this beer on a hot day feeling thirsty and it was just what I needed ;-)
It’s hoppy but not exagerately so, some caramel notes. I liked it.
elbernays (715) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home from mchughs. Pours amber with lasting white head. Spruce, pine pineapple nose. Flavour is creamy caramel malts. Lasting sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation. Nice.
bambammm (1) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hints of pine and orange in the aroma. Lively carbonation accentuates the hops which are followed up nicely by the malt compexity.
humlelala (1059) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(33 cl bottle from Cork supermarket; BBD: December 24th 2014) Pours a clear golden with rich, white head and good carbonation. Decent retention and beautiful lace. Aroma is grainy with a hint of herbal hops. Oily texture, medium to light body and a mildly sweet finish. Flavour is well balanced, a bit light but decently drinkable and refreshing.
triskaideka (194) - Killarney, IRELAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint on draught - Fitzpatrick’s in Doolin Co.Clare. Poured golden/amber wth white head. You get the expected hoppy aromas of citrus, and grapefruit. Taste is crisp with long hoppy bitterness following through. Quite highly carbonated. I liked it.
reebtogi (4489) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head that leaves only a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits and grains with hints of grass. Taste is a light fruity and grainy malt sweetness with a mild grapefruit and grassy hop bitterness. Light bodied with decent carbonation. A pretty good pale ale which is easy to drink and quite refreshing.