zvsn (1114) - ISRAEL - SEP 1, 2015
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Vova. Hazy yellow with a creamy white head. Smell of stale fruity hops, peach, yeast and soap. Sweet, oxidized, yeasty, citrusy flavors. Medium-bodied.
tomer (2253) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 30, 2015
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
at a tasting, smallish bubbly head, cloudy light orange color, smallish bubbly head, aroma of yeast, cardboard and stale malt notes with maybe a hint of overripe citrus, soapy citrusy notes, with a hint of fruit, medium bitterness. Drinkable but nothing more.
rodbod (89) - SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle from the Good Spirits Wine & Beer. Huge white frothy head, cloudy orange/amber body. Nose is very fresh & citric - tangy tinned mandarins. Palate is intensely bitter, refreshing, & clean. Metallic finish, with some sweetness there too. Definitely my kind of IPA.
DSG (8627) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 28, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at tomer’s place. Thanks Vova. Cloudy yellow. Aroma of yeast, faint citrus, a bit of cardboard. Flavor has yeast, faint citric hops, cardboard. Light to medium-bodied.
Garrold (2704) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Murky, orange amber. Untidy, sticky, white head. Thick, fruity sweet malts. Quite spicy. Some resinous hop. Bit of fusty orange. Mandarin. Full on. Taste is fairly rich, chewy sweet. Plenty of piny bitterness to match. Full body. Soft carbonation. Finishes chewy, slightly oily, dank, resinous, piny bitter. Very tasty. Not much in the way of complexity, but I liked this a lot.
MonsterMagnet (637) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, pours hazy orange with a wite head. Aroma: peach, tangerine, cookies Taste: tangerine, sweet orange, grapefruit, resin, caramel, herbs.
Starts fairly sweet but quickly turns nicely bitter, oily to creamy texture, medium body, average carbonation. Lasting grassy dry finish. Nice!
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma had mandarin and citric hints. Flavor was dry with mandarin notes. Finished dry and bitter.
tarmok (516) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy amber liquid with minimal white head. Aroma tangerine. Taste: grapefruit, tangerine, medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour. Palate: light body, creamy, average carbonation, long bitter finish,
RichTheVillan (4690) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour with a frothy off white head, aroma has tangerine with a hint of pine, taste has some sharp citrus action backed up with some grapefruit, some biscuit, a hint of spice, some mango, moderate bitterness.
Douberd (3302) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
(BrauKunstKeller Mandarina IPA) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a teku, ABV 6.1%
Deep golden orange colour on the body, clear, with a tall and thick off-white head on top, with great retention.
Aroma of hops, grass, orange peel, tangerine.
Taste is nucely bitter with plenty of citrus, oranges, grapefruit, tangerine, pine.
Medium thin body, good carbonation, very dry palate.