RexTalionis (3489) - FINLAND - OCT 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured deep orange in colour with a white head. Fresh and fruity hops in taste ith some tropical notes being strong on the nose. Flavour continiues with the same tropical notes being dominant. Quite nice, perhaps the one I liked most of this IPA is dead series.
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Stirchley Wines, Birmingham. Amber pour with a restrained white head. Piney hop and tropical/citrus fruit aplenty present in the nose. Further juicy citrus in the flavour alongside some sweet malts and superb hoppage. Lengthy bitter finish. Cracking balance struck here. Really fine stuff, maybe the best in this series.
Habanero (3955) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Poursclear and deep golden with a nice white head leaving a good lacing on the glass. Nose of caramel a tropital fruit notes. Sweet flavor of apricot, grapefruit and caramel. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. Ends up with lychee and again grapefruit. Ends up more dry and decent bitter. A quite interesting IPA.
Marduk (6165) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 18, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle. Hazy orange color. Medium white head, stays. Dry hops, grapefruit, papery, malty aroma. Malty, hops, citrus, sweet in flavor. Bit over medium bitterness. Quite short melon in aftertaste.
pivnizub (10100) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Deep golden, bit unclear, large off-white and stable fluffy head, fruity flowery nose, pears and tangerines detectable; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied, quite soft; dry - but still a bit sweetish - fruity-hoppy finish. Not bad at all, but the fruitiness is really a bit strange…
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. Crystal clear sparkling amber colour. There’s a little yeast in the bottom of the bottle, so the second glass was slightly hazy. Small off-white head that clings to the glass. Bold fruity resiny hop aroma. Tropical fruit. Nice malty flavours. Lots of caramel, much enhanced by the resiny hops. Honey and apricots. Love the hop.
Theydon_Bois (16671) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share with JF on Southampton beer up - 09/09/12.
Slightly hazy golden amber with a big frothy off-white head.
Fruit forward nose dominated by ripe grapefruit and bitter orange.
Caramel malt, pine, grapefruit, hops and bitter orange in the taste.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation leading to a bitter-sweet finish.
My favourite from of this 4 bottle series of single hop beers from Brew Dog.
Davros (2746) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep amber with a large head.
Very fruity aroma, with tangerine, peach, orange blossom and pineapple along with a lot of sweet-smelling crystal malt and cookie dough characters.
Very similar flavours in terms of fruity hops, but some pine is added to the mix. Again, a fair bit of sweet malt too.
Perhaps a little over-carbonated.
ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A négyes összeállítás ezüstérmese nálam. Ez már igazán férfias IPA, ami rendkívül fenyőgyantás, borókás, gyógynövényes és keserű. A vége szinte harapja a nyelvünket, száraz és megalkuvás nélkül keserű. A színe és állaga is ennek eddig a legjobb és a szénsav is szépen elvan találva. Brutális egy darab!
oh6gdx (25224) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@Brewdog Camden, London. Deep orangeish golden colour with a mediumsized foamy white head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is sweet fruity notes along with caramel and crystal with some slight grapefruit. Flavour is quite similar in a rather bitter way. Quite mouthdrying as well.