beerman33190 (46) - - MAY 8, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours clear amber colour with thin off-white head. Strong tangerine and grapefruit in the nose. Palate is thickish, silky with discreet carbo. Taste is massive ! Tangy, sweet, ripe fruit notes mix with the bitter grapefruit kick we’re all looking for. A beer to serve to all beer sceptics. Remarkable.
cvitko1 (3) - CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle 0.33l. Expected much more :-/. intermediate with aroma. Pretty clear solid gold colour with red reflection. Lightly. Not bitter as it is supposed to be. For me as it is imperial IPA, it is to sweet.
VDuquerroux (263) - Airvault, FRANCE - AUG 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33cL. Home. An orange beer with brown hues : gorgeous landscape. Medium white head. Good retention & lacing. Tropical fruity aroma, blackberry, resin. Light to heavy sugary sweet, then medium refreshing bitter. Medium body and texture, good carbonation, sweet finish with a bitter background. Overall, a good sweet>bitter ale, nice aroma. Weird but nice. I still prefer Hardcore IPA. I didn’t drink yet the Mikkeller original one.
PapaVillum (424) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
20 cl på fad, 9,6 % ABV, nydt hos Mikkeller & Friends på Nørrebro, 15. august 2014.
Orange/brun, ufiltreret, zero skumtop, kun kant.
Aroma af frugt, bondegård/stald, toast, græs, humle, malt.
Excellent smag: medium til solid sødme, medium bitter, besk/bitter afslutning, medium lang eftersmag.
Perlende, sticky konsistens, medium CO2, fyldig krop.
ogivlado (5666) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 330ml. -from Magic Beer Room Zagreb. Orange/amber coloured, small off-white head, piney hoppy nose. Sweet malty, caramel and fruits with piney hoppy notes. Unfortunately pretty strong sticky alcohol presence. Dry grapefruity hoppy finish. Expected better.
Kauge (91) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 10, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2014 Bottle from Õllepood nr 1 Gambrinus in Tartu (€ 4,80), August 2014. Pours a deep, dark amber; tan top retains well and leaves lacing. Nose is intoxicating: strong pine resin, biscuits, ripe autumn fruits, citrusy, and only a slight alcoholic warmth that intensifies as it warms. Sweet, resinous taste, bitter; the warming finish is not exactly boozy but near there somewhere. Smooth, velvety texture, minimal carbonation; light to medium body and resinous, sticky palate. Great drinkability. Overall fantastic - exactly the kind of beer I adore -, though it would be even better with less booziness when it’s warmed.
Burgers (304) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber with a minimal white head. Aromas of hops, malts, ripe fruits and honey. Taste predominantly bitter with tempering sweetness. Great finish. Deceptively drinkable.
Xavalias (110) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2014
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap from Mikkeller Bar @ Viktoriagade, CPH, DK. Pours hazy golden amber. Aroma is fruity, hoppy, sugar, caramel. Taste is fantastic, deep heavy sweet first, then bitterness kicks off and leads to a long bittersweet finish. Round and full bodied. Hardcore sweet.
Gijonudobeer (23) - SPAIN - AUG 9, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Total y absolutamente maravillosa, es una cerveza de la que es muy facil enamorase. Aromática, sabrosa, con un amargor cítrico espectacular.
Kleurplaatje (7) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2014 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from a 33cl bottle. Nice looking clear amber beer with a minimal white head. Smells quite hoppy and fruity, which makes it’s appearance very welcoming. Interesting aromas of fruits, sugar and caramel. Tastes very hoppy, fresh and sweet in the beginning, but evolves quickly to a heavy bitter sweet and malty aftertaste which is quite strong, but nice. Also a bit warmish, but it’s mainly the bittersweetness that characterizes it’s lovely finish. Interesting beer in general. A nice IPA with an interesting look and taste. A bit dangerous if you consider that it appears as a quite drinkable beer, that hides its present alcohol (9.5%) very well. Despite that, a beer well worth the money if you like heavier IPA’s.
HammerTroll (390) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber body with minimal white head. Best aroma ever, huge fruity kick, mango, orange and pineapple. Hoppy, flowery, brown sugar. Heavy sweetness and some bitterness. Alcohol well hidden. No wonder, beside all this sweetness. Definitely too sweet for my taste, otherwise my total score would probably be even higher.
(Svijet piva 0,33l bottle)