anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Pours a slightly hazy golden pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruit malty grapefruit hoppy bitter finish.
madmitch76 (22060) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
6th December 2015
The Pigs Ear wrap up tasting at ChrisO’s. Hazy gold beer, small cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry. A fine stinging carbonation here. Orangey hops, spicy orange and touches of tangerine and lemon. Light semi dry finish. Hop spicy finish. Nice.
cgarvieuk (21584) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2016
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg at brew dog Edinburgh... Hazy Amber... Thin white lacing... Soft sweet caramel toffee fruit crystal meth bomb... Soft sweet caramel toffee fruit malts
Leighton (18525) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2015 Draft at the brewery taproom. Pours clear gold with a mild, creamy white head. Fair. Some bread and pine, light citrus rind bitterness, dry melon, light grass. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish, fairly sweet, with light mineral dryness and more pine. OK. (December 2013, score: 3.4)
Can shared at the chriso and Ruth pre-Christmas / post-Pigs Ear holiday tasting of 2015 - London. Cheers! Pours mostly clear gold with a creamy, white head. Nice pissy and dank hop aroma, some tangerine, grass and pine. Light sweet flavour with notes of pine needles, mango, melon, sweat and grapefruit. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous to close out, with further melon, mango and citrus fruits. Very good stuff. Fresh and vibrant. (6 December 2015, score: 3.8)
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2016 can from The Bottle Shop London and drunk at home. Hazy gold lasting white head. Big fresh pink grapefruit aroma. A little malt backbone but then a big hoppy leafy finish. Big and fresh huge hop. I
mean it?s a lovely big wonderful APA, with some caramel. Excellent.
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can at Chriso pre Xmas tasting, 06/12/15.
Golden orange with a decent egg shell white covering.
Nose is citric pith, straw, tangerine, toasted malt, light spice, hint of pine.
Taste comprises tangerine, pine needle, citric sherbets, orange pith, light grapefruit slather.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent hop jus.
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at BrewDog Brighton. Hazy amber color, small white head, lots of lacing. Tropical fruits, citrus in the nose. Medium-bodied. Tropical fruits, pine and citrus. A bit on heavy side, not 100% fresh but ok.
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ Black Market. Golden orange pour with a white head. Some grapefruit, grass, pine, and fruit esters. A bit of caramel and some lemon peel. But, there is some butter in there. The flavor is pretty buttery too. Orange, grapefruit, and lemon peel. Caramel sweetness, pine, and some fruity esters.
bhensonb (14077) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can from Bine & Vine. Pours golden amber with a foamy off-white head. Aroma has lots of hop- a bit dank with citrus. Med body or nearly. Flavor is very hoppy with a little roasty malt backbone. Dank, citrus, and maybe other hop type flavors. It is really hoppy. Excellent.
Benzai (14074) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Can @ home. Clear golden color, medium sized white head. Aroma is malts, hops, lovely fruity as well. Taste malts, hops, some fruity hops and quite a nice hop bitter with a light touch of resin and pine. Medium body and carbonation. Lovely IPA!