OldGrowth (2649) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, from Triangle Wine. Ok aroma, sweet. mild pine, some citrus, little honey. little wet carboard. hazed brownish orange color, small head, little to no lace. bitter sweet flavor. Medium body, creamy oily mouthfeel, bitter finish.
think this one is past it’s prime, I’m getting the start of oxidization. I’m always leary of imported ipa’s and this didn’t do anything to change my mind. I don’t get any of the big citrus some comment on.
lusikka (6207) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a copper amber colour with a small head. Aroma of bread, fresh herbs, some grainy notes and grass. Flavour of herbal bitterness, grass, orange pith, strong gooseberry notes and biscuit. Medium bodied. Dry and bitter finish. Good.
tiong (3724) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from Mikkeller Webshop
Pours reddish orange with a small head. Aroma of wet grassy hoppiness, berries, caramely malts and syrup. Taste is malty, earthy and wet hoppy with loads of grass, berries and caramel. Finish is sweetish and malty with caramely notes and berries. Quite malty and heavy with berries.
Ktwse (1966) - SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear deep amber with low off white head. Aroma of light citrus, caramel, pine. Light fruit notes. Taste is big resin up front followed by light fruit sweet, then again a bit resinous bitter finish. Light to medium, smooth body with soft carbonation.
keeganrohovich (6) - saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml into IPA glass. Pours amber with a decent white head. Smells heavy of Carmel and pine, with a hint of citrus. Tastes of pineapple, caramel. Well balanced. Very drinkable
Jur (293) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam.
Clear red-copper, full white head. Sweet nose: caramel, cardamom, anis. Flavour as well, crème brûlée with bitter finish. Meh...
Niall73 (1685) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at brewdog, Clapham. Pours an amber colour with a slightly off white head. Nice overripe fruit, funk veg aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Toffee, orange marmalade, pineapple, pine, lemon, rye bread and a slight meaty edge to it too. A touch sweet, but tasty.
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RichTheVillan (2748) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Mikkeller online shop; dark amber pour with a creamy off white head, tangerine and pine aroma, taste has grapefruit, pineapple, some citrus, a hint of caramel, oily resinous hop mouthfeel, very good.
monk191 (896) - California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A great IPA less hoppy then the california variants. Pours a very nice deep orange with not much, but thick head. Smells of tropical fruit, lemon and strawberry. Taste is very berry, with a great balance of hops. No overly bitter finish. Paired with mozzarella sticks, some more hops are brought out. Had in the bottle.
niklasdietz (83) - DENMARK - JUL 22, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Mikkeller. Pours amber with a fine off white head and severe lacings. Aroma is wonderful: pine, peach, mango and sweet malts. Taste is almost as convincing. Long, delicate bitterness and oily mouthfeel. Great IPA!
- with thirst, Niklas
Madsen1635 (241) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Clear dark amber pour with white head. Aroma is complex with sweet malty base and fruity notes. Nice bitterness with full body. Was quite flat at the beginning but it realky opened up.