bhensonb (13736) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours hazy gold with a slight off-white head. Soft grapefruit aroma. Med body. Flavor is grapefruit and floral. Some malt background. It’s definitely on the bitter side. Just a lot different from US ales. Which in this case seems to be a good thing.
jtclockwork (13508) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2012 Bottle. Pours clear yellow with white head. Nose and taste of apple skin, lager yeast, light citrus fruits and bready malt. Medium body.
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn)
Lovely English hop aroma, really citrussy like a very fresh EKG or Fuggles, at flame-out ot later. Not lacking in pleasant sweet malts though, a good balance. Lovely in the mouth, gentle bitterness, pleasant carbonation, pleasantly full biscuity malty sweetness, smooth, and succulent. Lovely ESB taste, perfect balance, lacking nothing. So easy to drink, and really makes you want another. In some ways there’s a bit of Fullers 1845 in it, but this is hoppier. I think I might have a few more of these, and see whether I can persuade myself to bump up one of the scores, as 3.7 seems a bit of an underrate, this is an *excellent* strong bitter.
HenrikSoegaard (12847) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Flowery notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Very nice.
Ratman197 (12826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromasof biscuit, citrus and earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness and light citrus with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.
Benzai (12603) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Hazy pale yellow color, full sized white head. Smell and taste malts, a decent bitterness, a decent soft hoppy touch. Lingering bitterness. Decent body, soft carbonation. Quite nice. Solid (English style) IPA.
Christian (12578) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and peach hops, with a touch of caramel. Sweet caramel and citrus flavour
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ LIVA, Kolding.
Light hazy pale golden with a small, creamy, white head. Aroma has grapefruit, sweet malts, light cardboard, some oranges. Medium to high carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good piney hops, grapefruit, fine maltiness. Good lingering bitterness. Fine golden ale.
Pinball (11839) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at fish n chips tivoli cloudy orange, small white head. Aroma is bitter , herbal, bitter malty , belgian style yeast. flavor is malty, sugary malts, english hoppy bitterness, taste is much sweeter than aroma
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense off White head. Aroma. Herbs, flowers, Light sweetness, some caramel. Flavour. Flowers, caramel, sweetness. Medium bodied. Ends herbal bitter.
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