CacheManyHose (290) - HONG KONG - OCT 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From Craftissimo. Translucent amber-brown with thin white head and wispy watery legs. Smells of very sweet malt, lots of banana bread, some pear, spice, crisp juicy hop. Tastes of spice, light citrus, very malty and deeply bitter. Body is thin to medium, crisp, hint of frothiness. Not as good as the Fresh Hopwired in my opinion (and maltier than I remembered it being) but still an excellent beer.
HKdIPA (348) - HONG KONG - OCT 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Craftissimo. Can't believe I hadn't rated this before! Almost clear copper-amber pour with thin sticky head. Smells like what a great IPA should smell like - fruity pineapple and mango hops with sweet maltiness (more malty than I remember). Taste is fruity hops again with some citrus bitterness. Enough maltiness to balance it. A bit bubbly in at the finish but still very smooth in a good way. Great IPA
Cuso (5316) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2014 Tap ste Le Šenk. Amber golden color with thick white head. Tropical fruits hoppy aroma with malty notes. Taste, solid malty base followed by nice resiny hoppy kick. Nice long hoppy bitter finish. Good.
metalspice (174) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Klar bronseaktig farge med et hvitt skum som holder lenge. Duft av ananas og mandarin. Smaken starter fruktig og avsluttes med en blomsteraktig bitterhet. Maltsødmen ligger svakt i bakgrunnen.
Patrickctenchi (4379) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 23, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bubbly, clear, deep amber-copper with a small, off-white head.
Pineapple, pink grapefruit, nectarine, berry aroma.
Taste is sweet, tropical fruit, caramel malt.
Cedary-grapefruit peel bittering.
Lively and bright....refreshing.
.....just something about NZ hops......love ’em.
RafeAU (234) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bitter hoppy ipa. Pretty nice but at this price I’d probably go for am American one. better at cheaper price.
mmargarucci (100) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - OCT 10, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A beautiful ipa. A nice citrus and tropical hop aroma. Taste is crisp. With hints of papaya, passion fruit and grapefruit hops balanced with strong malt character. A bitter piny finish.
esp0r (2165) - NORWAY - OCT 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Simonesen
Copper, hazy, white head. Smell of pine, grapefruit, spices. Moderate sweet, more pine and grapefruit, some grape flavor as well. Medium bitter, resins in the tail. Quite nice, i like nelson sauvin alot
doubelknv3 (1017) - Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden, white head with mild lacing. Citrus, caramel, floral, and biscuit. Medium bodied, medium bitterness front to back, like aroma, mild roast notes. Mild alcohol notes, mild dryness.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Kita (1276) - Koper, SLOVENIA - OCT 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 0.50l. Clear amber orage color with large creamy off-white head, good laccing and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of passion fruit, lychee, caramel and might really be gooseberries or redcurrant. Taste starts with sweet short touch of caramel that quickly gets overdominated by pungent hoppy following, tropical fruitiness and heavy bitter finish with long aftertaste. Full body, oily texture and soft carbonation in palate. With that sweetness seems so imperial to me...