Leighton (6887) - London, - NOV 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Chriso tasting, London. Thanks Colin! Pours clear, yellow-gold with a frothy, white foam head. Ripe citrus nose, some grapefruit and melon. Medium sweet flavor with light, dry citrus rind, mild spice. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately piney to finish, lightly warming, with pale malts, mellow bread, a bit more citrus fruits. Good.
anders37 (12664) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Chriso. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. has a fruity malty hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy piney grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney grapefruit finish.
Theydon_Bois (2957) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Chriso tasting (from Belmont Station - Portland) 18/11/12.
Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head that dissipates to the edge.
Nose comprises light pine, touch of piss, grapefruit, bitter orange, hops.
Tastes of pine, malts, bitter tropical fruits, grapefruit, hops.
Medium bodied with soft fine carbonation, bitter finish.
yespr (25929) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and light peachy. Bitter, grapefruity and citrusy. Peachy and crisp hoppy into a smooth fruity finish.
RumRunner101 (380) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a sunny gold with not much white head. Juicy aroma of oranges, grapefruit, lime. This is my kind of double - lots of tropical fruits, citrus, malt balance and a great hop profile. The alcohol is slightly noticeable on the finish along with a citrusy hop bite.
dinkle50 (686) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light, cloudy orange appearance. Head hangs around with a fair amount of lace. Aroma is strong. Honey, hops, and sugar. Mouth is pretty light. Taste is very bitter but has a strange wheat like finish. This beer is close to being super tasty, but it could use a few tweaks.
tia (755) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Golden with white foamy head. Smells like citrus, pepper, and rubber..Flavor follows. Tea like.
BlackEyePA (547) - USA - AUG 13, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Delicious. This one works really well. The nose is floral hops, grassy resins, slight malt at the back end. Well balanced hops take over but its awesome, they got the recipe just right
raphael (745) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sometimes a beer just hits you right. floral crush of hops, some citrus, some resin, full spectrum, with some peach-honey on the edge, and the beer this comes out of is lighter than I’d expect, yellow beginning to orange. thin white head. light and smooth in the mouth but definite. an unsweet malt heaviness behind the flavor, hops more of the resin side, sharp hop edge but well-balanced.definite warming. balanced finish.
presario (4406) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber with fair head. Aroma is hop and malt and not extreme. Flavour has noticeable ABV level, strong hops and good malt base. Not spectacular enough to make me think Imperial is a good thing. I am trending back to big hops, balanced malt and session able ABV levels.