bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Bottles N Bins in Monterey, CA. Pours copery gold with a slight transient whitish head. Aroma of cooked stone fruit and caramel. Med++ body. Flavor is lighter stone fruit, caramel, and repeat caramel. Trace of heat. That may not sound super, but it really is. It has a bunch of hard hop notes. It has a lot of malt. It has heat. It really all works together incredibly well. No skimping on ingredients here. Excellent. Get it if you can.
mauroruellas (240) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 23, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Coloração âmbar,límpida,boa carbonatação,espuma inicial belíssima alta,cremosa mas com baixa manutenção;aroma talvez seja o seu ponto + forte,cítrico,com boa presença de lúpulos aromáticos, notas de maracujá e abacaxi e um leve caramelo ao fundo;Sabor encorpado,extremo,marcante,envolto numa boa base maltada o bom amargor dos lúpulos dominam o paladar de uma forma dominadora e persistente,notas terrosa e cítricas e álcool percebido mas bem inserido complementam o conjunto. IPA poderosa e bem feita.
Meilby (9451) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ HopCat, Ann Arbor, MI
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, citrus and grape. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, malty, caramel, citrus and grape finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
bunget (669) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Mondial de la Biere in Montreal. Clear golden body, small white head. Aroma of orange candies, peaches, pineapple, yeast and a touch of resinous notes. Taste of herbs, oranges, grapefruit zest. Decent.
yngwie (15191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hop Cat, Ann Arbor. A clear dark golden beer with a creamy, beige head. Curtains. It’s lightly sour on the nose, with pine cones, resins, some malts and a touch of booze. It’s full bodied, semi sweet and lightly warming on the palate, with hoppy flavors dominating. Bitterness, resins and pine cones. Since vinous notes. Lasting quite hoppy finish. Rather unusual but nice. 150615
teddybeer (2714) - Paris, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
THanks to Gustavo Tognetta. Dark coppery color with a white head with good retention and nice lacework. Aroma has notes of hop resins, tropical fruits and slightly peach. Flavor is medium bittery with good duration, notes of pine and resins, good maltiness and, orange peel and peach. Creamy final with good good bitterness on palate.
meireteixeira (142) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cor alaranjada, brilhante. Espuma boa e de baixa resistência. Aroma lupulado, cítrico e maracujá. Paladar rico que remete a caramelo, rapadura, lúpulo, malte e um toque de álcool. Corpo médio. Retrogosto de amargor equilibrado.
AGCostaNeves (69) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAY 1, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Color amber bright and slightly turbid body. With Cream Beige pastel, good training, bulky and low to medium length leaving an excellent effect of income on the walls of glass.
The aroma is intense and has pleasant hops notes herbal raising citrus notes, a refreshing passion fruit, pineapple, a fine sense of pine and something that means offshore.
The flavor shows up in a complex clear and strong hops Herbal that brings a pleasant bitterness. The very strong presence of Passion defines the Brazilian beer, but noticed beautiful light malts and slightly sweetened.
There is clearly some other sweet note, caramel or maybe brown sugar that together with some spices brings notes somewhat spicy in flavor.
The palate is dry, crisp, medium body with a smooth texture. Its Carbonation is lively and mineralized.
The alcohol content of 9.5% ABV is very well inserted in the set not being perceived abruptly in flavor which shows a beautiful balance. However, make no mistake, because this dragon of beautiful flame is there giving power to each mouthful.
The aftertaste is bittersweet bittersweet leaving present taste for a long time in the mouth. It has a good drinkability.
A striking Imperial / Double IPA where many do not understand its most striking and beautiful content pulled hops that prevail.
heberblack (3) - BRAZIL - APR 28, 2015 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Cor opaca, uma margo de apaixonar, muito Saborosa. Foi a primeira imperial opa que bebi, e virou a favorita
bookman10 (725) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not too bad. Pours a copper-gold, with middling head. Aroma is very bready, with some fruit notes and hops. Flavor is on the sweet side for a DIPA, with lots of biscuitiness, along with some citrus and hops. A bit surprised that a beer company in Brazil could turn out something this good--it’s right up there with some of the better American craft brewers’ versions.