calm_dreamer (120) - GREECE - JAN 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice orange body with a thin layer of foam on top. Aroma and taste are pretty much the same. Flowers, fruit and some malts. There are hints of banana and melon that are more outstanding from the others. Nice aftertaste too.
Tsekouratos (94) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JAN 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Poured an golden-orange body with a nice white head 2 fingers tall. Aromas of grapefruit, some banana, pineapple, maybe grass. The interesting thing was that it was hoppy and very sweet at the same time. Taste was pretty much the same with grapefruit, pineapple, some earthy and floral hops (the Cascade shined through) and some sweet banana notes on the back. Slightly sweet aftertaste and mild, not lasting. Light body and medum carbonation, maybe a bit more than it should be as it kind of undermined the flavors.
Weefannybaws (81) - Paisley, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml bottle. Quite a floral nose and taste. Bitter aftertaste, with lingering malt aftertaste. Perfect with crisps or nuts.
pdx77 (948) - Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle. Clear golden with lots of foamy head. Clean aroma of lightly sweet citrus, hay, and biscuit. Taste is grassy hops, light biscuit malts, and a touch of slightly bitter citrus. Good balance of hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness; finishes with grass and citrus notes.
pdx76 (462) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - pours clear copper with thick white head. Nose of citrusy hops, pine, and biscuit. Taste is nice piny hop, malt, and grass. Pretty easy to drink.
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Rob_D_UK (598) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an amber colour with a frothy white head. Smell is nice and hoppy. Nice hop bite in the taste too.
martin00sr (157) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Frisk, indbydende aroma, lidt citrus og ananas. Aromaen går igen i smagen og suppleres af god bitterhed og en hvis tørhed.
derOnkel (2) - Saxony, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
0,33cl bottle. Nice white creamy head. Fruity smell notes of citrus. Full body medium carbonated. Nice body. Light malty and very nice bittering.
GoufCustom (565) - HONG KONG - JAN 11, 2014
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml bottle bought at Soho Wine & Spirits in Sai Wan.
Clear amber honey colour; Very thin head and residual white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Small sticky lacing with near zero carbonation; Very fragrant and sweet aroma of pineapple which can be smelt a feet away, with fresh papaya, yellow fruits, ale malt, honey, and floral; Near zero sweet taste of very light ale malt, with light papaya, cucumber, light cream crackers, light yeast, light spices, liquorices, light lemon and faint grass; Mid to light body, thin and slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is refreshing papaya with notes of fresh cucumber, in a thin pale ale body covered by heavy Cascade hops: nice tropical fruit nose, lesser in taste, thin lime and grass. Expressive liquorices leads to a lasting medium bitter finish; Slightly dry after taste, refreshing and bitter to mouth.
Comments: This is a neat and simple brew, with unexpectedly refreshing papaya and pineapple aromas, but it was not backed up adequately by the thin tastes. Hoppy all the way, I will like it more if it has some other “C”s to spice thing up instead of just Cascade alone. Still a nice one to enjoy for what it meant to be.
Eberndt (127) - - JAN 11, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Meh. Probably one of the better offerings from anchor steam, but pretty middle of the road overall.