Beerdedone (2663) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours orange amber with a thick dense lacy off-white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, caramel and had some notes of light fruit. Flavor of pine, citrus, orange, subtle fruit, caramel and had a bitter dry finish. Good drinkability
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice hoppy aroma with citrus some maltiness. Pours a dark brown/amber with large head. Very malty. Hops are understated, particularily in the finish. Not too bad; the aroma didn’t follow through to the flavour.
drsandman (336) - New York, USA - APR 21, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a deep orange/brown, slightly off white head with fat bubbles. Aroma is full of caramel malts, pine hop, faint citrus peel. Taste is super malty, caramel, bready, quite bitter hop.. orange and grapefruit rind.. Not much fruit overall. Very high carbonation, contributes to dry bitter finish.
texrx (21) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours a hazy amber color with a big 3 finger foamy head. Smells of citrus and piney hops with a nice malt backbone. Nice hops flavor w/o being overpowering. Citrus and pine with light sweet caramel malts.Semi-dry finish. Well balanced. Very drinkable for a double IPA
Hoppsan (151) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33 cl bottle. Pours clear dark amber with medium, creamy head. Peppers, caramel and alcohol in aroma. Same notes + menthol, raisins and some resin in taste. Well balanced. Niiiiice!
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Holmen2 (1016) - NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale, orange amber. Persistent head and good lacing. Good American IPA aroma with grape fruit and orange marmelade. Also sweetness and dried fruits. Similar taste, balanced with malt sweetness. Good drinkability.
tandembrauer (149) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Cardinal, 2014/03/24. Sweet, very bitter, well balanced, caramel. Smell of raisin.
coachd (119) - Missouri, USA - MAR 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very pungent, hoppy smelling IPA. I could smell it while I was pouring it. Great overall aroma - fruity, citrus, a little malty. Love the champagne-style bottle; I’m including that in appearance. One of the darker IPA’s I have seen. Beautiful amber color. Giant head of foam that takes forever to go away. Head sticks around for too long in my opinion, the only thing keeping it from a 5 in appearance. Taste is all malt up front, hops only in the aftertaste and even then the hops are not all that strong. A bit metallic as well. Kind of a basic tasting IPA. Palate is fairly thick for the style with good aftertaste, but again the metallic taste comes out there. Perhaps it was just this bottle. Worth drinking, but I’ve had better.
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 8.5%. Hazy deep orange to amber colour, large off-white head. Delightful sweetish aroma of fruity American hops, notes of oranges. Very hoppy flavour on a solid malty base, notes of oranges again, the bitterness is distinct but not too extreme. A very fine beer!
Treesh (6) - - MAR 17, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Citrusy, slightly sweet, nice head. Barely boozy, very smooth, would have liked more hops, fairly mild and smooth all around for a brew of its type. Nice head, heavy malt, really enjoyed the beer, easy to drink.