zvikar (2800) - Ramat Gan, - APR 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2013 Re-rate 11/6/13: Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Ariel. As "Barrier Submersion Re-Issue - 2013 Edition". Pours bronze rusty with a nice head, aroma is fresh with honey, citrus, grapefruit, lemon skin and melon, flavor is bitter with lemon skin, nice bitterness, grapefruit, balanced sweetness, medium to full bodied 8/4/7/4/14 [3.7]
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks Ariel. Pours orange with a white head, aroma of hops, greenness, onion, garlic spiciness, mango, flavor is bitter with malt, hops, grapefruit skin, medium bodied 7/3/7/3/13[3.3]
tgncc (2663) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reissue - blue wax. The aroma is nice, caramel, citrus, tropical fruit, bread. Clear amber, white head. The flavor is nice tropical citrus, fruit, caramel, bread. The finish is citrus, pine, caramel. Medium/thick in body. Nicely done.
tambrico (44) - New York, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Re-issue version. Pours a clear orange with a nice white head. Floral fruity aroma with mild hop presence. Tastes very citrusy, lemon skin and grapefruit quite apparent. Mild bitterness, not too strong with flavor for a double IPA. Very drinkable. I liked it.
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle – reissued version – blue wax seal. Shared with some friends. Amusing misprint on the bottle - “Oceaside”. Pours a cloudy amber with medium head and soapy lace. Nose of grapefruit, orange, tropical fruit, grass. Medium body. Nice, mostly citrus, hoppy flavor with moderate bitterness on the finish. Solid DIPA, not too sweet or boozy.
tomer (1529) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
At a tasting, many thanks Ariel, the re-issue version, medium long lasting bubbley head, crystal clear rusty orange colour, strong aroma of pomello with orange blossom and a hint of pine, flavour of pomello some herbs and pine, a bit of alcohol breaking through. Nice DIPA.
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Re-rate 11/6/13: Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Ariel. As "Barrier Submersion Re-Issue - 2013 Edition". Clear deep golden-copper with a bubbly off-white head. Lovely hoppy aroma with lots of citrus, a bit of tropical fruits, pine needles and a bit of malt. Flavor has some sweet malt, a bit of caramel, piney and citric hops and a strong resinous bitterness. Medium-bodied, a bit alcoholic. Nice. 8/3/7/3/14=3.5
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks Ariel. Hazy amber. Aroma of hops with "green" notes and piney notes. Flavor has a bit of malt sweetness and finishes bitter with some piney and slightly resinous hops. Medium-bodied. 6/3/7/3/13=3.2