Carabia (35) - Itä-Raasepori, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange-gold beer with a rich, creamy head. The scent is filled with honeyish malt, and some grassy hops. The taste has some lemony and grassy hops. The aftertaste has some bitter, piney hops.
Hermod (5153) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours golden color, fruity aroma, citrus flavour in between. Nice bitter aftertaste.
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2009
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Waitrose Monmouth. Golden with a thin head has some lacing on the glass. Sweet syrupy aroma. Bitter hops with a hint of malt.
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Nya Tröls, Malmö.
Cloudy amber coloured with a small white ehad.
Fruity aroma of malts and caramel with notes of cookies.
Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, hops and grass.
Dry hoppy finish.
bierkoning (11678) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Tbone, thanks! Pale golden color. Lemon, tangerine and a hint of flowers in the aroma. Flowery, citric, slightly perfumed hopbitter flavor with a hint of toffee. Earthy citric, slightly vinous aftertaste.
asheft (2825) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice potent caramel nose from malt and a little nice diacetyl. A touch of green apple. Light orange and clear with difficulty getting the white patch and ring on top. Biscuity and lemony malt with a nice floral finish. Moderate to strong bitterness with is appropriate and makes this beer refreshing. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, sweet finish.
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mini Cask. Bishops Arms Järntorget. Gothenburg. Cloudy dark golden colour with a small white head. Oranges, lemon, hay, grass, a bit of sweet malt as well. Dry and medium bitter. The cask was not entirely fresh, but still pretty good.
welho (93) - FINLAND - MAY 23, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.5l bottle. Almost no head at all, perhaps the beer was too cold? Nice hops and some lemon. As I am more fan of american style IPAs this tasted bit watery for me.
Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 10, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.5 l bottle from Alko. Golden color. Nice hoppy aroma with pepper and lemon. Dryish hoppy flavor with tart fruitiness, lemon and pepper. Crisp bitter finish. Not highly complex but very drinkable and tasty.
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A 0.5L bottle from local K.Citymarket. Mild malty nose. Pale head. Pale golden yellow and bright. Mild slightly berry taste. Bitter hoppiness.