tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
17/III/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - BB: n/a (2014-297) Thanks to ajax25g for the bottle!
Clear dark orange to reddish amber beer, creamy yellowish head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very piny, resinous, citrus, pineapples, passion fruit, sweet, caramel, malty. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: fruity start, mango, little soapy, passion fruit, some pineapple, peaches, bit sweet, resinous bitterness, yet very fruity. Aftertaste: nice dry bitterness, nice sweet malt profile, some caramel, resinous, pineapple, citrus, some grapefruit. Very very good stuff!
Modularman (132) - - MAR 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, aroma of sweet fruit, appearance is cloudy amber with thin white head, taste is sweet fruit and pineapple with very little bitterness.
KyotoLefty (6724) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Asahiya. Orange-red with lace. Big citrus and tropical fruit nose, huge juicy fruits. Quite sweet flavor, soft, oily, full bodies. A bit cloying and almost syrupy, but nice.
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
65cl, Vintage 2013, American brew, thx to tderoeck for sharing!, complex bitter brew, heavily malty/bitter and slightly fruity/alcoholic, yet balanced, cloudy, small head, good Winter brew
Jow (2264) - New York, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at The Jeffrey on a surprisingly unbusy St Patricks day. Pours clear orange with nice puffy head. Nose is floral and citrus hops. Tastes of piney hops, grapefruit, oranges, honey, pretty malty, and crackers. Slight sticky palate and nice lingering finish.
fiveacestx (635) - Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at some bar in Arizona - Tastes like a suped up version of Racer 5 with more alcohol.
Bule (869) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle pours a hazy amber color without much head. Broad hop flavors though a little alcohol harshness.
BLADT (653) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from bomber. Opaque Spalding basketball orange in glass. Small white head. Aroma is mild grapefruit and some candy sugar. Flavor is citrus hops, pine resin and some sweet breadiness. Finish dry. Mild carbonation.
allmyvinyl (4244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Clear gold pour, thin white head. Massive pine, resin and grapefruit aromas. Taste has too much caramel sweetness though. Bit drier would’ve been ace.
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, thanks Craig. Golden with white head. Nice big resinous pine aroma with grapefruit and mango. Taste of grapefruit and mango, some pine. Medium body and bitterness. Nice smell and flavout bit maybe a bit more in the palate could work.