EdKing (1793) - London, Greater London, - APR 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 5, 2014 Cassk at Craft 100. Pale golden amber, medium white head.Nose is grainy, lots of citrous grapefruit, orange and lemon, green leafy hops, caramel and biscuit malt. Taste is citrus grapefruit, sticky citrous fruit, slight caramel and toasty biscuit malt, slight malty grain, slight earthiness, and minerally.
jmgreenuk (4074) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is grassy hop pine needle. The flavour is medium bitter with a grassy nettle citrus hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation. A great session IPA indeed.
Sarpa (780) - FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33cl from AbM @ home. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Floral noter, tropical fruits in the aroma. Quite bitter. Herbs, biscuit in the flavor.
JohnRMurdoch (3198) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Drygate. Hazy amber brown, reasonable head. Pine grain tropical fruit hop aroma. Flowery hop grain biscuit flavour. Better aftertaste. Big tasting for abv. Nice one.
Beese (1526) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Cambridge Wine Merchants. Poured a light, hazy gold, with a thin white head and good lacing. Aroma of peaches, grain and minerals. Apricot and soft fruit flavours, with some bready malt. Finish was grass, moderate bitter hops and lightly toasted malt.
ekstedt (5346) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught a the brewery. Shady golden, medium white head. Grainy and earthy malt aroma, some tropical fruits hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with chalky bitterness.
ration (1923) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
290514. Bottle at home. Pours slightly hazy copper with a frothy head. Aroma citrus, floral notes, some vegetables. Light but slightly bitter palate. Not Bad.
Garrold (1117) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Hazy, gold colour. Thin, bubbly, lasting, white head. Juicy peach and pear. Light, lemon bonbon. Taste and palate are airy, creamy, light dry. Whisper of toffee. Light, crunchy, bitter finish. Very sessionable.
lusikka (6027) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle. Pours hazy golden colour with a small head. Aroma is rather herbal with some biscuit, birch and orange. Flavour of herbal hoppiness, kiwi, earth and biscuit. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. Dry, juicy, bitter finish. Good.
abemorsten (2614) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Small bottle kindly preserved by the RBHD tasting party on Fridtjoffen. Golden beer. Inviting gooseberries, marmelade and funky herbs on the nose. Diluted hop juice with most of the aromas present in the mouth. Pleasant fruity bitterness. Medium bodied. Dry aromatic finish.
RichTheVillan (2463) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; cloudy light amber pour with a frothy white head, citrus and tangerine aroma, taste is quite malty with some citrus, tangerine, a bit jammy and a dry finish.