greenclansman (631) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had this one, before they even brew it officially, when they were presenting their beers in order to vote the best one. This was also the one I loved most. Very nice belgian IPA, with all the characteristics that come with it. Hopy, spicy, yeasty, floral. Very nice beer.
altonbrownd (4488) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from The Malting Pot. Bold orange body with big puffy head. Nose is sweet, citrus, hoppy. Taste is also fruit, hoppy, sweet, also with caramel notes. Nice citrus kick to it. Enjoyable!
tderoeck (3611) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2013 31/X/13 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: 28/X/14 (2013-1020)
Little cloudy bright orange beer, big creamy white head, very stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very fruity, mango, pineapple, passion fruits, sweet touch, honey, bit spicy. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sour, bit lemony, overripe fruits, grapefruit peel, bitter, grassy. Aftertaste: very very bitter, bit chemical, fruity, pineapple, sour touch, a bit of a thin ending. Not bad, but... I preffered the Alpha.
zinneke (48) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From tap this beer is quite good. A lot of exotic fruits in the noze, a nice belgian IPA. Nevertheless, I bought some Delta’s in bottles and the taste is completely different.. Lot of cereal, almost no typical IPA smell and taste.. Quite dissapointing
MartinT (7307) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
My Bottom Line:
This dry Belgian IPA focuses on tropical fruit flavors (hops and esters) leading to resinous hop bitterness.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A steady head of foam covers the misty pale amber shine.
-The aroma could be brighter, juicier.
-The hop bitterness is quite potent, probably due to the dryness and high effervescence.
-This is nicely drinkable.
-This may not be reinventing the wheel, but it is still a professional, flavorful brew.
EddyBeer1 (576) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Orangée trouble, effervescence forte de visu, moyenne au palais, mousse blanche crémeuse abondante et persistante. Amertume à la fois fruitée et houblonnée en attaque, légèrement sèche au palais, plutôt bien équilibrée, d’autant qu’une petite douceur s’installe sur la longueur. Une chouette IPA.
KingCecil (1907) - DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Cecil fall monster tasting … It pours murky yellow with a small white head… hoppy, citrus, lemon, malt and caramel...
hallinghansen (1684) - Odense S, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Cecil Late Fall Monster Tasting. Hazy yellow body with a medium white head. Hops, fruity, malt. Bitter finish, nice beer.
Plovmand (6027) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Cecil Late Fall Monster tasting. Pours hazy golden with a creamy white head. The aroma is citrus, passion fruit, grape fruit and mango. The flavor is grape fruit, orange peel, passion fruit and citrus.
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hobsch (230) - Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 9, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From tap at Nuetnigenough Brussels. Pours hazy deep orange with small white head. Aroma is floral hops, mango, grapefruit, some malt. Very good. Taste is medium bitter, strong hop flavour, grapefruit, mango, citrus. Very well balanced and refreshing IPA. Excellent.