Habanero (4027) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours amber orangy with a nice,white head. Nose of yeast, spice and with floral and fruity hoppy notes. The flavor of yeast, fruity hops, piney notesand caramel. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and average carbonation. Ends up dr and decent bitter.
_angst_ (4500) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber courtesy of rlgk. Pours clear golden with a big creamy and frothy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of trace and some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is sweet, metallic and rather hoppy fresh with caramel, plums, grapefruit juice, grapes, dry soil, grass, pineapple, peaches, apricots, yeasty esters, biscuits, cloves, orange zest, marzipan and hints of glue and barnyard. Taste is sweet, bitter and spicy with caramel, allspice, cloves, black pepper, biscuits, grass, apricots, peaches, yeasty esters, grapes, wheat crackers, dry soil, grape zest, lemon zest and hints of barnyard. Mouthfeel is round, dry, tiny tart and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with crackers, white pepper, cloves, allspice, dry soil, lemon zest, dried apricots and orange zest. Very dry, refreshing and nice!
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Big bottle at home in Skövde. Clear amber beer with a big offwhite lacy head. Fruity malty aroma with some yeast notes. Fruity hoppy flavour.
rlgk (18199) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nice golden beer with a bubbly off-white head. Hoppy fruity yeasty aroma, orange, banana, some hay. Hoppy fruity flavor, grassy, perfume, malty, yeasty, orange, grapes. A bit on the thin side. Fruity hop finish.
mjs (6459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle, 0.65 l - bottled 1/2012, at Kaisla, 20120531) The beer poured deep amber and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, citricness, mango and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, grapefruit, biscuits, nuts, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, hoppy and bitter. Aroma was from an IPA but the taste had a lot of an ordinary bitter characteristics. Not so good combination.
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Thanks Shawn! Pours murky tawny/bronze, with an obvious green hue. Thick cream coloured head, fantastic lacing. Nose is big spicy yeast, fresh sticky hops, some real wheat/coriander notes, very grassy. Flavours of spicy yeast esters, banana, grassy hops, apricots, very bitter, nice lemongrass in the finish. Initially I wasn’t sure about this one, but it grows on you...
PorterPounder (7333) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Macon, Ga - WineStyles Liquor Store - 22 oz bomber. Pours a nice, hazy dark orange with a soft white head that leaves some sticky lacing. Spruce-like aroma with a odd hint of what can only be described as hot sauce. Solid bitter flavor with the requisite grapefruit notes, some yeasty notes, a bit of rye-like minty spiciness. Solidly thick mouthfeel. Pretty decent.
armando629 (2456) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at BeerTemple, Amsterdam.
Murky amber colored, peach nextar appearance with a fine creamy off white head. Very fruity aroma with berries, lichy, mango, pine and resin. Medium bodied one with fine caramel, berries, wild fruits, grass, some pepper. Tons of hops with grass and hop cones. Fine! 848416
Gachupines (1248) - USA - MAY 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear golden color with a thick white head. Aroma is a little hay like with slight nuttiness. Flavor is light, floral hops with a decent malt presence. Slightly nutty in the finish. Overall, solid IPA.
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[5/9/12] Draught at Ølbaren in Copenhagen. Clear amber color with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, slightly citric and some fruity yeast. Yeasty flavor with some fruitiness, hops, some sweetness and a bitter, slightly grapefruity finish. Medium-bodied. OK, don’t really dig the yeastiness.