ration (1669) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
160513. Bottle at home. Pours clear copper with a nice head. Aroma dry hops, earthly notes. Bitter palate. Feels rather raw. Not Bad.
oh6gdx (18799) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled (from AbM). Deep orangeish/pale amber colour with a big white foamy head. Aroma is tropical fruits, some zest, floral notes as well as some caramel and mild spicyness. Flavour is tropical fruit juice, some caramel, mild yeast and a bit resiny and sprucelike notes in the finish. Nice IPA, without overdoing it.
tiong (2297) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail
BBE 30.10.2013 - Pours dark orange with a large white head. Aroma of exotic fruity hops, hints of lemon, sweet citrusy and caramely notes. Taste is sweet, juicy, caramely and slightly hoppy with some notes of exotic fruits. Finish is dry and a bit harsh with juicy hops, some resinous and fruity notes. Quite juicy and fruity, but slightly unbalanced IPA.
olio (4156) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. BBE 30.10.2013.
Pours dark amber-copper color with a large frothy head. Aroma of pine needles, some resiny hops, pale malts, caramel and fruits. Flavor is rather harsh bitter with malts and fruits, some hops and goose berries linger on the aftertaste, faint nutty notes also. A tad too malty and harsh, otherwise decent.
Idiosynkrasie (1980) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 15, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml bottle. Cloudy dark orangey golden to amber colour, some chunks floating around, with average, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Cautious piney and herbal hop aroma. Taste is cautiously herbal hoppy, in the finish bitter, minimally soapy and with a sulphuric onion touch. Not so good.
Hermod (2226) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle, BB 30-10-2013. Poured hazy dark amber with a thick white head. Mango, orange, very fruity hoppy aroma, toffee in the back. Flavor has grapefruit, kiwi, pine and spicy notes. Very bitter hoppy finish with a lingering fruityness. Medium bodied. Great brew, refreshing and tasty. And only 5.6 abv. Well done!
mile (2159) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark golden, hazy, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, grapefruit - some piney hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, grapefruit - some piney hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish, faint caramel light tropical fruitiness, lots piney hoppyness - some grapefruit hoppyness. Really nice fruity IPA - not too much caramel/not too sweet.
lusikka (4124) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a orange copper colour with a white head. Aroma of fresh citrusy hops, herbs and grass. Flavour of strong citrusy bitterness, floral notes, biscuity malts, dried apricot, pine and some salty licorice-like notes(!). Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bitter, floral and rather refreshing finish. Good drinkability and very refreshing. Great stuff.
EdKing (1313) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask in The Kings Head, Clapham. Clear chestnut brown, thin white head. Nose is green leafy hops, touch of pine, caramel, nuttiness, honeydew melon. Taste is bitter, hoppy, nutty, menthol, green cut grass.
laiti (4016) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ The Rake. Rated on 25.11.2012
Aroma has some fruits and gooseberry bush. Flavour is hoppy with fruits and resin. Rather good real ale.