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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Brewed to compete in Concordia Cup 2009.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2015
355 ml can. Pours a hazy orange golden colour with a small head. Aroma of fresh citrus, herbs and some orange pith. Flavour of juicy orange, citrusy hops, grass, caramel sweetness, herbs and mango. Mild graininess. Juicy and sweet, but nicely hopped too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lodgewick (61) - Finland, Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2015
0,33l can at home. Amber colourer beer with white medium head. Some dark particles. Aroma is sweet malts, tropical fruit and mango. Pretty mild and not that complex. Taste sweet malts, fermented fruit and bitter ending with piny and resin notes. Over medium palate and low carbonates. More like an usual IPA than an imperial IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4349) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2015
Clear warm golden colour, white head. Hoppy aroma, tropical fruits, apricot, pineapple. Bitter flavour, quite sweet, pine, resin. Bitter finish, light caramel, hops. Nice.
(from 35.4cL can @ Rock Werchter, Belgium)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (5852) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 22, 2015
650ml bottle. Barely clear, deep golden colour with average to huge, thick, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Caramel malty aroma, citrusy hoppy overtones, notes of orange, tangerin, some pine. Taste is slightly sweet caramel malty, citrusy hoppy overtones, mild bitterness, a minimally soapy touch, some orange, tangerine, a zesty touch; almost a bit watery (especially considering it being an IIPA). Flawless, but rather boring. (and btw, quite horrible "artwork").

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (397) - POLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Teku glass. Golden, hazy with medium to big, semi-densed, white head. Good lacing. Medicore head retention. Strong piney and citrus (grapefruit) aroma, also some medium earthy notes, light floral notes. Malty profile is not so distinguishable - some light caramel and grainy notes. The taste is medium to high bitter, but at first you fell some semi-sweet grainy notes. Medium to full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, finish is dry and bitter. In overall potent IIPA in terms of hops, but not in terms of malts. Something between high malty and hoppy IIPA and super dry, highly armoatic, almostly perfume-like IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vili (242) - FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
66cl bottle. Cloudy golden pour with medium thick white head, nice lacing. Aromas of fresh spruce, bread and citrus. Taste is very bitter, dry and sour. Low carbonation, slightly oily palate. Aftertaste is long and dry, hoppy ride with mouth-drying finish. Textbook DIPA, but boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (1238) - Z±bki, POLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Aromat: wyraźna nuta słodowa charakterystyczna dla amerykańskich piw w tym gatunku (zbożowo - ciastkowa). Chmiel pod postacią owoców tropikalnych i cytrusów, ale niezbyt wyrazisty. Do tego spora dawka alkoholu. Barwa: złota, wyraźnie zamglona. Piana w kolorze ecru, początkowo zbita, po pewnym czasie drobno pęcherzykowa. Dość obfita, utrzymująca się i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. Smak: lekka słodycz z bardzo wyraźną nutą zbożową i ciaskową, skontrowana słodycz. Goryczka owocowo - żywiczna, umiarkowana do wysokiej, ale raczej delikatna i niezbyt długa. Krągła pełnia, umiarkowane do wysokiego wysycenie i wytrawna oraz alkoholowa końcówka. Kolejne IIPA, które nie wywarło na mnie specjalnego wrażenia, zapewne przez brak świeżości.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20697) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
6th June 2015
Can. Hazy gold amber beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry, good fine carbonation. Sweetish malts. Hops are orange and grapefruit with lesser grapefruit marmalade. Mild hop spice. Trace of tropical fruits. Finishes smooth and semi dry with a hop spice linger. Pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (2058) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Can - cloudy orange with slim white head. Huge aroma, fresh floral, citrus and pine aroma. Similar in the taste, nicely balanced, medium bodied, soft carbonation. Nice long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1682) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Tap. A: Cloudy gold with a thin white head. N: Grapefruit, pine, earth, lemon, peppercorn, some hemp. T: Quite bitter, light crackery sweetness. M: Medium body, very dry, no alcohol, crisp carbonation. O: Good DIPA. More IPA in my opinion and I would like more dry hopping so it’s middle tier for style.

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