gunnar (4733) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Meny. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is fruity hoppy. Taste is fresh fruity bitter, with a unpleasant butterscoth addition, ruined this one for me.
john44 (330) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - Yellowy Gold in colour. Fruity; grapefruit and lemon citrus. Hoppy; piney and grassy hops. Malty; biscuity malts, caramel. Good fruit/hop/malt balance. Moderately bitter citrus fruity meets sweet malts. Increasingly bitter into the dry finish. Very drinkable.
BlackHaddock (3159) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml Bottle: BBD end of Feb 15, poured twice into a half-pint countryman glass tankard at home on 29th Dec 13.
A slight haze in my golden bodied beer, the white head tried to stay the distance and almost made it, carbonation bubbles rose throughout the 500ml.
A little too citrusy and raw for my palate, piny feel as well, but those lemon flavours did for me. The malts were not strong enough to give any sweetness to the brew and that allowed the hops ’free range’ to do as they wished.
Just not ’my cup of tea’, but I’ve scored it objectively!
zacgillbanks (1736) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Heaton. This is a pale golden beer with sweet citrus flavours, pine notes and a zesty bitter fruity finish.
jamesie1857 (1181) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from Sainsbury - Orange gold with a white head that disappears, leaving a light skim. Negligible citrus aroma, .very juicy citric flavours with a definite lemon-drop sweetness and zesty spiciness. Refreshing mildly bitter finish.
Theydon_Bois (6455) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle on the train from Inverness to Hereford, from Tomlinsons, 21/10/13.
Lightly hazed golden with a good sized off white head.
Nose is toasted malts, grass, bitter orange, citric notes, soft bread dough.
Taste comprises bitter orange, grass, bread dough, toasty malts, mandarin, citrus tang.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry grassy finish in the conclusion.
Ok GB affair.
mr_h (2317) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - cloudy golden, thin white head, floral fruity aroma, good film of thin lacing, grapefruit, citrus, hint of resin, dry green hop finish
Don2711 (37) - - NOV 12, 2013
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very average with a little too much bitter taste for me. Reasonable strength though.
matstrange (29) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A great hoppy IPA. Marginally cloudy but still a lovely amber colour. Only 4.4% but tastes similar to IPAs in the 5-6 region. Thoroughly enjoyable.
marquisalex (166) - Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pale gold with a thin, white, lasting head. Aroma is hoppy, leaning towards grapefruit over grass. Taste is... Just like any light IPA, really. Nothing special. Bitter, slightly astringent finish. Soft carbonation.