kalervo (803) - FINLAND - APR 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nummenrannassa 4/2015. Quite malty and strong golden ale, really tasty anyway.
mikkopen (903) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle. Hazy golden colour, thin white head. Sweetish citrus fruit aroma with notes of caramel. The flavour is malty, dryish, with plenty of grapefruit and a bitter, herbal hoppy finish. Tasty and refreshing.
mile (3296) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average and mostly diminishing head. Light to moderate, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, faint caramel and light tropical fruitiness, some citrus hoppyness, Body is medium, malty and dryish flavor, faint caramel and light fruitiness, citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dry, faint caramel and fruitiness, lots of citrus - some piney hoppyness. Considering the bitterness/body this one is more like IPA than golden ale. Nice one - not too sweet.
kordestanchi (71) - - APR 6, 2015
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pours hazy yellowish amber with thin white head. Aroma of mandarin and orange. Bitter palate of grapefruit and malt.
mmyohane (64) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma has mandarin, orange peel and some floral notes.
Pours hazy golden with a small head that leaves beautiful lacing.
Taste has medium bitterness, light sweetness and grapefruit from hops. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Long bitter finish.
nihtila (1301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Alko. Nice aroma with mandarin, zest, exotic fruity hoppiness, grass. Taste is citrus and grassy bitter, grapefruit, orange, grass. A bit hoppier golden ale but a good one.
Toomio (306) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Vähän kirkkautta makuun tarvitsisi. Karvas se osittain on, mutta ihan hyvä tällainen Suomesta.
HopfenWeisse (1230) - - MAR 20, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy yellow color with medium head. Aroma is grapefruit. Flavor is also grapefruit, malt, bitter.
TBone (13467) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 330ml (Alko)
Slightly hazy yellow color, good white head. Citrus, gooseberry in softly hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Fruity front then bitter citrus-piney hoppyness. Long lingering bitterness in the dry aftertaste. Good hoppy brew, although it is really IPA, not "Golden Ale".
al53 (85) - FINLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good looking bright golden colour with small white head.
Grassy and hoppy aroma with sweet tropical fruits.
Grapefruit, grass, pines, hoppy bitternes and citrus on taste.
Medium bodied with good crisp carbonation.
Dry and bitter finish with more pines and grapefruit.
Surprisingly good, easy and refreshing, more apa or ipa style beer.