Tselloufc88 (188) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Aroma of pine, grapefruit maybe some other fruit? (Melon?) taste is pretty fruity, lots of hoppy punch with some roasty note hanging around. Very enjoyable.
gegwilson (1543) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vesuvio, Darlington. Pours chestnut with a cream head. Nice fruity aroma with grapefruit especially. Lots of flavour to this caramel, underlies pine and grapefruit and other citrus flavours. A hint of coffee in there too. Tasty stuff.
jookos (2814) - FINLAND - DEC 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (saveur-bieres). Dark brown. Hoppy nose. Lime citrus, tropical fruits, pineapple. Smooth soft body. Pine needles, green citrus, a soft hint of roast. Finishes soft bittered adn slight dry. A really nice one. Doesn’t feel as roasty as the colour would have you think.
teorn88 (3274) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle from Eebria. It pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Aroma is hoppy with fresh tropical fruits, mangos, ripe apricots, pine cones, roasted malts, coffee beans. Taste is medium roasty and medium hoppy, finishing dry and bitter. Notes of pine needles, grapefruit peel, ripe mango, black pepper, citrus peel, hasy and light spices. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, the hoppy side of things is definitely upfront, nice beer
JohnRMurdoch (3471) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Dark reddish brown, reasonable head. Hoppy aroma. Tropical fruit and hop flavour. Hoppy aftertaste. An IPA / Black IPA hybrid. A great beer.
cgarvieuk (15388) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. . Brown... Thin off white head... Dry zezty toffee fruit.. Woody peppery nose... Soft zezty sweet toffee fruits... Caramelised fruits... Woody finish
zimbo (621) - SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I shared that bottle at Craig’s. And I’m glad I did. Lovelt hopily forward beer with a delicious pine bitter end. Dark
Stuu666 (4140) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours brown amber, nose is fruity citrus, taste is dry, fruity, light roast malts.
allmyvinyl (4496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas of pine, malt, earthy, chocolate. Taste is dry and bitter. Long bitter finish. Good.
Scopey (7692) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from eebria. It pours brown with a yellow-white head. The nose is sweet juicy mango, dried apricot, pine, um bungo, toasty, charred wood and earth. The taste is bitter, earthy, pine, resin, pepper, mango, stewed pineapple, charred wood, alcohol and light soap with a lingering bitter-dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. All works rather well. Pretty nice.