KyotoLefty (6139) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at 2 Dogs. Pretty, glowing red, a bit cloudy, with a fine, airy head. Nose or caramel, cherry, some chocolate, orange hops. Sweet, citrus flavors, caramel and chocolate. Tasty, very drinkable, with a dry, woody bitter finish.
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at Popeye, Tokyo (as Classic American IPA, 6%). Almost clear copper colour, minimal head. Aroma of grapefruit and caramel. Mid sweet with solid body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Resiny caramel and Earl Grey tea. Really bitter finish.
shoulderbroken (1849) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the Beer Box. Amber colour, creamy gold head. Aroma is grassy hops. Taste is more malty, light bitterness, lots of grain. Bit of citrus. Bit of caramel.
jonno (2231) - JAPAN - FEB 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Soft nose of pine and citrus. As with all Brimmer’s they are highly drinkable and smooth with no prickles. Great drinking, low on surprises. Brimmer do some good bigger beers. Body of citrus balanced with toffee malt.