tastybeer (1573) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 28, 2010
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Draft. Pours amber with a nice off-white head. Flavor of old hops, massive hop acidity and diacetyl flavor. Just undrinkable. Drain pour.
berlinoise2go (578) - NORWAY - OCT 26, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap (33cl) at Håndverkerstuene, Oslo. Ruby/amber colour, nice sticky offwhite foam. Clean, powerful hop aroma with some red fruits. Medium body, refreshing. Pleasantly bitter aftertaste.
Camons (4847) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle@Home. Dark golden brown, white head. Aroma of bread, citrus and pine. Taste is toast, malts ,sweet fruit and grapefruit. Nice drinkability
Jblauvs (1337) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 23, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark walnut pour with a full beige head. Aroma is aroma is fruity, caramel bread, light vegetative notes. flavor is mild caramel breadiness, leafy hopiness is light and playful, with some fruitiness as well. Decent, but not as good as I was expecting, I bet this is incredible when its really really fresh, but some thing is lost in translation
dway23 (2) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 17, 2010 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a deep reddish brown with about a quarter inch of off-white head. The nose is slightly fruity with malt and hop notes. The beer has a definite flavor of peated malt with combines nicely the other flavors in the beer. There is a lingering hop bite, but not overpowering. A very drinkable beer that impressed me.
pivnizub (8550) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle and tapped: Deep ruby-amber coloured, very stable medium-sized off-white head, sticking to the glass; solid and complex nose of dried fruits, roasted malt and aromatic hops; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, soft MF; distinctive lingering hoppy and toasty finish. A very good beer from a very good brewery......
jcos (1414) - Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Tyson’s Whole Foods. Nice malty, sweet aroma. Pours a clear brownish-red. Solid slight hop front, with nice malty finish.
One of my favorite 5% alcohol beers ever. I could definitely drink a few of these in a night. Impressed.
tom_clift (44) - Carnegie, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2010
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Brilliant. Big resiny American hop aroma and flavour with medium hop bitterness. Good mid-roast maltiness. Very hoppy for an amber... could equally be a malty IPA. Nicely balanced.
larsga (5893) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige head. Hazy amber body. Spicy resiny tropical fruit aroma with citric pineapple notes. Dry-sweetish resiny pineapple and alcohol taste with wooden citric notes. MId-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dry-bitter grapefruity chalky wooden aftertaste with papery notes. Not bad, but a bit harsh; not their best. A lot of flavour for the alcohol. (0.33l draft at Håndverkerstuene, Oslo.)
ChrisThomson (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Brewdog dinner at beerbistro. Pours a beautiful deep ruby with tan frothy head. Lots of caramel malts in the aroma with a citrusy hop smell, taste of caramel malts and bitter hops with a light citrusy and fruity undertone, nice bitter malty finish. A few steps below the hardcore IPA, but nice.