Ingevara (803) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Misty brownish. Rich aroma with fruit, smoke, burned sugar and some sour citrusy hints.Nice bitterness. A full, very well balanced ale that could be a regular at my table.
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Amber colour with a fluffy off-white head. Hoppy, spicy, sweet and a bit strange aroma. Taste of american hops, grass, caramel malt, apricots. Dry finish.
gnoff (7841) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle thanks to deft! Sampled on February 2, 2009
Shady copper color, small tan head. Nice fresh fruity hoppy scent, also sweet. Roasetd, dry, malty, hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel. Dry medium high bitterness, a bit harsh.
daniele (5387) - ITALY - JAN 28, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
ambrata buona schiuma persistente note caramellate biscotto fruttate lichis luppolo in bocca il mato leggero caramello è bilanciato da unabuona dose di luppoli aromatici
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (BB 06/2009).
Hazy deep orange-amber color, thick beige head, lace. Yeast, barnyard, sourness and flowery hops in the nose. Malty, foamy mouthfeel. Flowery, grapefruity hoppy, yeasty, a bit sour and yeasty too. Nice grapefruity aftertaste. Some odd personality in this APA.
Theis (13393) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Cloudy red/brown - offwhite head. Nice hoppy, bitterness, caramel, piney, grassy, sharpness, ok malty, grapey, sour hoppy... oh yes there is a sour hops...soapy, amber maltsss, light spicy.
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, 5.2%. Buttery aroma. Cloudy dark orange colour. Stable creamy tan head. The flavour starts off a little buttery with a distinct and slightly rough hoppiness. Then comes a little spicy note from the hops. The finish is caramelly and buttery.
Marsiblursi (3005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2009 (Bottle) Pours dark amber with a sand colored head. The aroma is hoppy with tones of grapefruity citrus, new cut grass and a light spiciness. Dried apricots. Light malty backdrop with tones of caramel and a tiny roast alongside a whisper of doughy yeast. The flavour is medium bitter, light sweet with tones of grapefruit, and dried apricots. The lingering afterbitterness is a bit peppery and grassy. Weak malt profile. The mouthfeel is watery and clean with a light carbonation. Light to medium bodied.
leaparsons (8070) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy red brown with a beige foam. Aromas are toffee malts with spices. Some pine and quite yeasty. Flavours are chocolate and toffee malts with bitter grapefruit. Dry and peppery with pine hops. Good stuff.
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Pigs Ear BF 08. Hazy russet, thin beige head. Very hoppy American IPA aroma. Bit sweet, but a pretty good IPA. Sweetish red fruits, great sticky hops. Pretty good. Earthy. Nice beer, bit sticky, but its a decent effort. Earthy grapefruit