spartakbarnsley (67) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.5 Bottle from Pulkovsky Universam, St Petersburg. Bags of flavour for a 4.0% brew. Lovely and refreshing with lots of citrus. Finish is a lovely tart grapefruit but then goes quite metallic at the very end. Not enough to spoil it though, will definitely drink again.
ERB92 (492) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Toffee,grains, fruits and citrus in the aroma. Golden with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Bitter finish. Overall a really nice one. Beautiful fruity aroma and a quite bitter flavour, but still nicely balanced.
fellebag (1085) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50cl. Medium white head. Dark pilsener color, a bit red. Aroma is hops, honey and garden berries. Taste is flowers, rose leaves, berries, butter and peach. A tea experience.
djoeye (2220) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
White half finger head, bubbles in centre, some bubbly lacings. Deep golden body.
Scents: Resin, yellow apple, sweet fruity malts.
Taste: Hops, spruce, transfers to sweet malts, fruity stuff,
not much dark fruits in this year’s version however.
Mild n fresh to palate.
End: Fruits, slightly dry, caramel malts, some mild fruity spices, some bitter.
Overall tasty n mild. (Enjoyed a 500 ml brown bottle b@Kjeller 5 Tromsø before a PolishRateMeet)
KyotoLefty (7232) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 22, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Craft Man. Bright, brilliant gold with a medium, fine head. Malty, lemony nose, slightly Belgian yeastiness, honey, orange, lightly spicy. Sweet, thin, oily. Lemon and spicy yeast. A bit thin and weak, somewhat watery and metallic. OK.
freretoc (1070) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bu en bouteille de 50cl, une jolie couleur avec bien de la mousse. Une bière avec peu de nez sinon le houblon. En bouche elle est très citronnée une belle tuerie bien en longueur
Lonick (787) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours golden and clear. Citrus fruits on the nose, ever so slightly sweet on first tasting but then a little spicy-ness comes into it,a light golden ale with a slight IPA twist to it.
SarkyNorthener (2797) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Abel and Cole. Golden amber beer with large head. Aroma of grapefruit, hops and exotic fruits. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, pine and some sweet malts. medium bodied with medium carbonation. very nice.
Theydon_Bois (12065) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared on the train from Inverness to Wick, from Tomlinsons, 20/10/13.
Clear light golden with a thin white covering.
Nose is citrus lead, light mineral tang, lemon zest, bitter orange, hoppy notes.
Taste comprises citric zing, orange pith, toasted malts.
Medium bodied, light spritz carbonation wise, dry grassy bitterness in the finish.
A very decent Golden Blonde, let down by the slightl overcooked carbonation.
pivnizub (9165) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Deep golden, a bit unclear, lively carbonation, stable and lacy creamy white head, moderate aroma of exotic fruits with piney traces underneath, in the background malt, bread and fruits; light to moderate bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and very soft; smooth and lingering bitter-sweet fruity and malty finish. A goody…