Iznogud (2171) - CROATIA - JUL 4, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 650 ml from Vrutak, Zagreb. Pours orange, medium white head. Piney fruity aroma and flavor. Solid caramel malty backbone. Sweetish with bitter dry finish. Better than expected.
sblsimone85 (379) - USA - JUN 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fantastica birra, profumi fruttati molto accentuati, frutta tropicale e citrici a sprazzi. Al gusto molto amara a chiudere con un piacevole inizio dolciastro fruttato. A tratti anche di ottima beverinita.
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Marko (4798) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks Ribafish for sharing this with us at Pivoteka! Misty amber body. Aroma... orange rock candy, malt, slightly stale. Taste... herbal, bitterish, some rock candy, ok, nice, not overbearing, not as stale as it seemed initially. I could believe that this is very very good fresh.
ogivlado (7145) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 22, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 650ml. -from Vrutak Zagreb. Cloudy Orange/golden coloured, minimal off-white head, grapefruity hoppy nose with notes of caramel. Swet malty, caramel, candy sugar and light grapefruity hoppy with notes of wood and alcohol. Dry bitter sweet finish. Not more than 6 weeks before BBE date, so I need to try it fresh because itís obvious that real hop character fade away.
kajser27 (1238) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 22, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber colored, a bit hazy, creamy medium off white head. Aroma is of sweet caramel malt with floral, tropical fruit hop notes. Taste is very sweet pale and caramel malt, biscuit, medium floral and tropical fruity to grapefruit hops aroma and medium bitterness. Dry finish and sweet aftertaste. Medium to full bodied, resiny, medium carbonation. Too sweet and malty for the hops to get the attention they deserve.
DuffMan (9284) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared at poker night. Hazy medium orange with a creamy off white head. Big resinous hoppy aroma and flavour, oily texture, long bitterness. Malts give it a bit of sweetness. A solid DIPA.
Braudog (6255) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - FEB 27, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. A frothy monster. Exploded from the cap, hinting at some imperfection. Indeed, at first quaff I get a sense of funk I donít want in this style. Itís a meaty beast to be sure .. rich with caramel malt and beefy hop backdrop. But it tastes homemade. (#5935, 2/27/2015)
jrob21 (3395) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber shared by Mike G over some basketball. Solid drink with aggressive west coast hops. You donít get many ipaís like this anymore so it is nice to revisit the old school way to peel enamel off your teeth.
Ernesto987 (5429) - Arizona, USA - FEB 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pretty solid, moderate sweetness, moderate citrus hoppyness, pretty old school, a little boring and overplayed but it i what it is
Cybercat (4991) - Georgia, USA - JAN 23, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear orange amber with a very thick and rather persistent pale buff head. Boldly hoppy aroma has a nice fruity undertone, mainly Mandarin orange plus a bit of apple. Hoppy flavor is quite fruity - orange, apple, pear, even a bit of banana. Hop component is equally woody and resiny, barely bitter; a sweet hint peeps through, as does a bit of malt. Texture is smooth and fairly firm, while tingle is not strong but persistent. Go on a rampage!