hivemind (658) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Lansdowne with Andy, James, PJ, Chris. Killing time and watching football before PJ has to get the bus back to Philly. Dark amber pour, almost brown. Smells very hoppy. Tastes hoppy as well - very bitter. No sweetness at all. Not incredibly balanced but tasty if you’re just having one.
stouby (3212) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at House of Brews.
Slight hazy, light yellow with a white head. Aroma moderate maltu, caramel, heavy hoppy, citrus. Flavor moderate sweet, heavy bitter. Medium body, quite dry. Nice.
yespr (26003) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From tap at Gingerman. Pours hazy orange. Fruity and slight butterish. Butterish, caramelish and crisp citrusy to grape fruity hoppy. Bitter and dry into the finish.
zdk (1758) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2011
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
tap @ Waterfront Brooklyn - initial aroma is a blast or rotting pine needles and mint. Bread dough thats been sitting around. Dry, lemons, sulfur. Old keg?
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2011
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2011 On tap at waterfront ale house in Brooklyn. Pours clear gold with a thin white head that laces. Aroma is Hoppy, very piny. Taste is more bready malt, subtle hop character on the palate. Noble hops, spicy and earthy. Light bitterness on the finish. Dry. Not a huge fan. Fairly unpleasant, gets worse over the course of the glass. I didn’t come close to finishing this one.
trapped (333) - TURKEY - FEB 13, 2011
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draft at Chelsea Brewing Company, in Manhattan. Hazy yellowish amber color, medium off-white head, citrusy aroma, bitter hoppy taste, medium body, long finish. Way too hoppy for me.
mansquito (2504) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
People’s Republic of Brooklyn pint ($6): The bar had only this and Coors Light on tap. I think that I made the right choice. I guess this is a play on Hop Devil. Anyway, it pours a pretty light colored body, with a white head. Aroma is of piny hops and grapefruits... fresh as other people have said. The beer itself is sufficiently hoppy, with not that much astringency. Citrus flavors prevail, along with a little flower or two. Bitter, but not excessively. Drinkable and well balanced enough, but not outstanding.
DruncanVeasey (6116) - NUNEATON, Blue Square Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, House of Brews, NYC. Misted gold with a thick, uneven head patiently awaiting my attention. More of a resiny, herbal/grassy aroma than the Big Daddy; honey on pine with good leafy and cat pee squeezings. Drier, scratchier, more drying than The Daddy; grapefruit and lychee again, massive lace all the way. Punching, quinine finish with some spoiling paracetemol afters like Lagunitas PA. Excellent fresh condition. Not balanced.
MiP (12136) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught, 6.3% at the brewpub. Subtle caramelly and grapefruity aroma. Cloudy orange colour. Small off-white head. The flavour has a rough bitterness and a bit of earth. Mild hop bite in the finish. Unfortunately, the hop notes from the aroma are not very prominent in the flavour.
blankboy (5152) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Pizza Plant. Pours a clear bubbly pale gold with a small lasting frothy white head. Hoppy and fruity aroma. Slightly watery flavour of mild hops at first followed by sweet fruit and a long, quite bitter, finish. Average bodied. Not bad, not great, just good.