hackobock (1373) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
August 13, 2014. Bottle, best before October 31, 2014.
Pours clear light amber with a medium sized frothy white head. Aroma is caramel, resin, pine, floral and some ester notes. Taste is medium sweet caramel with a growing grassy bitterness. finish is medium bitter dry grassy bitterness with a medium caramel sweetness in the background, light alcohol.
Medium bodied, average carbonation.
rondphoto (2009) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
growler on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber with a frothy white head, swirls of lace. Nice aroma of hops and malt. Taste is solid, biscuity malt that allows citrus hops to join in for the final half of the run. A big brew with alcohol warmth emerging late in the palate. To be savored on a cool evening.
Osprey87 (1707) - WALES - SEP 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at London Fields as ’Brooklyn BLAST!’. Hazy orange, still, small foamy white head. Aroma is light spice, some citrus. Body is light but very foamy which makes the body seem bigger. Taste is tangy citrus - mostly lemon, some caramel, crisp finish with very little bitterness or aftertaste. Very drinkable and not at all harsh for a DIPA.
SamP01 (566) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy orange amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt, sugary alcohol notes, yeast, mild citrus. Taste same as aroma with some mild bitterness. Palate is a med to full body, mild carbonation. Finish is sweet caramel malt, yeast, citrus orange notes, mild herbal earthy hops bitterness, slightly dry ending with sweet alcohol. Overall seems a bit subdued on the hops but still a good drinking and easy on the palate brew.
Joakgust (888) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Semi hazy golden orange beer with a large white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel, citrus, apricots, pine needles and nuts. Flavor is spicy with notes of caramel, citrus, herbs, spices and apricots. Insanely well balanced.
rustbucket0873 (275) - Krikville, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours a golden to orange color with a fulffy white head. the aroma is grapefruit, bubblegum, citrus. there flavor is bubblegum, citrus, grapefruit, some hard candy. at the end there is a nice warming feeling.
nearbeer (3724) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pint on tap. Mostly clear burnt orange with a film of cream. Nose is lightly earthy toffee, resin and citrus. Tastes of caramel, evergreen, pineapple and grapefruit. Near-medium body is dry and smooth with a medium carbonation. Long bitter finish.
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Leicht trübes orangegelbes Bier mit ordentlicher leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig malzig, reife Früchte, exotische Früchte. Geschmack sehr kräftig malzig, sehr fruchtig, reifes Obst, kaum bitter, minimal alkoholisch.
Braastad (420) - FINLAND - SEP 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy orange color.
Earthy, resiny hop aroma, berrie notes.
Flavor is sweet, fruity and malty. Round and bitter with little alcohol warmth.
Ericular (613) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle, 2 weeks before "Best By" date. Pours a hazy orange with decent head and lacing. Sweet, malty flavor. Taste is citrus - clean at first - slight alcohol, gets stickier and maltier as the taste progresses. Not terrible overall, but a letdown as a DIPA.