jmgreenuk (4006) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Brewdog Camden. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head and some broken lace. The aroma is nettle hop with a little wood. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a watery light hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation. Tastes like a lighter clone of the Interstellar.
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Flaske 0,33l - Voodoo Doll 6,8% - kjøpt på Vinmonopolet i Brønnøysund og drukket på rom 208 på Elite Plaza Hotel i Örnskjöldsvik 31 Okt 13. Gyldenbrun. Middels høyt skum som varer noen minutter. God fruktaroma. Ananas & aprikos. Litt for mye kullsyre. Smaken er syrlig frukt. Får preg av tørket frukt etter hvert med en svakt bitter avslutning.
ClubGonzo (3854) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample @ Ølfestivalen på Nærbø. Clear dark golden body, medium creamy white head. Nose is oranges, mandarines, grass, red berries, hints of caramel. Taste is pine, lemon balm, grass, hints of garden herbs and pale malts. Bitter piney finish. Medium body and carbonation. Nice.
DutchDrebus (3790) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ joes. Clear golden yellow to orange colour with a small white head. Smells hops, citra, slightly malty, chives, nice. Tastes hoppy, tropical fruits, bitter, resin.. Lovely ipa. Medium body, nice carbo, crisp.
jaghana (3697) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - DEC 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33cl, a clear amber beer with good head. Nose is very hopy on pine. Aroma is on fresh hops, melon, almond and grapefruit. Properly done but very near the other new beer from the brewery, became boring.
DanielBrown (3697) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap at Brewdog, Notts. outstandingly tasty IPA. Really beautiful blend of berries and super alpha hops. Marvellous on tap, so fresh.
dEnk (3682) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is piney, fruity nelson hops, tropical, some biscuit. Flavour is light bitterness with big piney florall hops, lightmalt. Great.
tiong (3611) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ OlutExpo 2013
Pours clear yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma of stingy fruity hops, citrus, crisp maltiness and lemon. Taste is stingy fruity with hints of crisp maltiness and lemon. Finish is stingy and fruity with hints of crisp maltiness. Okay, but quite untypical for a single hop Simcoe IPA.
Earlier Rating: 11/15/2012 Total Score: 3.8
330ml bottle from Alko (7,5%)
BBE 11-10-13 - Pours dark orange with a foamy white head. Aroma of fruity hops, lemon, citrus, hints of berries and caramel. Taste is caramely and slightly malty with some fruity hops and lemon. Finish is sweetish and bitter with some nice hints of exotic fruity hops. Nice, quite tasty IPA.
Idiosynkrasie (3584) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Clear, orangey dark golden colour with average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Piney and citrusy aroma, mandarine, orange, orange zest. Taste is moderately sweet caramel malty, some biscuit, piney hoppy overtones, mandarine, orange, orange zest.
erickok (3414) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - DEC 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clean amber bodied and stable head. Very piney which I’m sure was the idea behind a hoppy Christmas. Not woody or spicy, as typical Christmas beers, but a clean hop based beer that’s rather refreshing than warming. Body is light bitter for the style and a bit too clean to be interesting. And a Christ’s beer can be eccentric and over the top. This isn’t. This is a clean ipa that drinks nice enough but reminds me nothing of a special, warming, wintery or eclectic Christmas spirit. More of an after work thirst quencher. (33cl bottle from Bootlegger)