harrisoni (14842) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Craft Clerkenwell. Cloudy dirty gold colour lasting cream head. Quite full in the mouth. Some decent hop. Doesn’t taste it’s strength good. Tasty.
TheCametron (2003) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Beergeek. I was trepadatious but Jirka was on the money with this one. Imperial Pilsners in my experience have been heavy, over-sweet jakey-juice but this one was delicious. A clean lager base is a fine canvas for hops. The beer is clear Gold with a White head. Nice tropical hop flavour. Pineapple cubes. A lovely dewy sweetness. This was a treat.
zacgillbanks (2958) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottles from Coppers, Newcastle and Buon Vino, Settle. Hazy yellow in colour, pouring with a large foamy head. Spicy citrus fruity flavours and tropical fruit notes are followed by floral fruit, pineappe and a bitter pine, warming finish.
profXpat (12) - ITALY - MAR 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Mix between summer ale and session APA. Lots of citrus scents and flavors. Nice for a sunny day alternative to a more heavy ipa.
ClubGonzo (4548) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a hazy dark yellow body with a large creamy off-white head. Nose is grassy herbal tones, citrus, lemon zest and hints of grains, straw and lime. Taste is citric peel, lemon zest, grape peel and hints of grains, pale malts and straw. Medium body, high carbonation. Pretty intensely citrusy and hoppy, which works in a weird way. Was probably a lot better when fresh; this one has been forgotten in our cellar for half a year to a year more than it should have been.
ej (925) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared with BBGTC. Pours a very hazy golden with a medium white top. Aroma is floral with malts and grass. Taste is fairly bitter with notes of citrus, grass and resin. Medium to full body and avg co2 levels. (Bottle passed best before date by 6 months)
mathieuc (1951) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a strange brown-ish golden with a medium-high offwhite head that keaves great lacing. Nose carries strong dill aromas along with some olives, odd to say the least. Taste is american barleywine-ish, moderately sweet with massive hops and a lot of alcohol. Again the weird dill-y hops make an appeareance (sorachi ace?). Some sweet belgian strong ale impressions, too. Alcohol dries the mouth quite a bit. Body is medium and so was carbonation. Overall I must say that I’m not a fan... I would get rid of these hops and use some better ones I believe. Man that was awkward.
melush (1207) - SPAIN - MAR 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl.
A: Golden / Dorado.
T/S: Hops, fruity / Lupulo, afrutado.
wiedrzensky (211) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours is hazy golden with thick white head. Aroma is malts, floral, herbal, citrusy, spicy, coriander. Taste is hoppy bitter, medium sweet. At first it felt like very fresh beer, not really surprising, but after while i was surprised by bitter and booze kick. Warm feeling. Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Nice, long bitter finish.
BRW (1360) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Biercab. Golden colour with white head. Grass, citric, grape, tropical fruits aroma. Sweet, grass, malt, grape, citric and tropical fruits taste. Bitter. Medium body.