AWS9 (531) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Fairly straightforward agreeably bitter IPA. Grassy hops, clean taste. A standard, and good, IPA.
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml bottle from Borough Wines, Stoke Newington. Pours amber with small white head. Pine aroma. Taste is pine, citrus, some floral elements but with a rather dull character. Not one I’d reach for again.
omhper (20662) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
1.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Keg at SBWF. Clear golden, small head. Peachy nose with a hint of burnt plastic. Sweet with medium body and clean, hard mouthfeel. Blood, peach and metal. Harsh.
AtronSeige (879) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 1, 2014
1.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Aroma: Malt: Medium bready, toasty, caramel. Hops-low: Medium fruity, berries,
Appearance: Body: Clear copper. Head: Thin, off-white. low retention.
Flavour: Medium-high roasty, burnt. light sweetness. Medium bitterness,
Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation.
Overall: On aroma I thought this was a bitter, on taste... a burnt bitter. I am not sure if the wrong malt was used or if someone managed to burn the wort. Not recommended.
330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre!
14A. English IPA
AndySnow (4546) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Where: At the brewery.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Mild malt, hops, fruit, grapefruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sour, fruit, grapefruit, a bit off.
rlgk (12821) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
At the brewery. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Hoppy caramel aroma, butter notes, citrus, some peach. Hoppy caramel flavor, butter, floral, some diacetyl.
jfb (4534) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(keg) clear golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of cactus juice, light peanuts and yeast, with a hint of banana, some lactic acid and dandelions. flavour is barnyard, leather and smoked ham, slightly yeasty, with notes of grass and a light-bitter herbal-hoppy finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.
Desverger (3176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap@Crate Brewery, London (RBESG) - golden pour with white head. Aroma and taste is fruity and medium sweet malty, caramel, light toffee. Alright overall.
Sledutah (5680) - Utah, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery, RBESG
Clear golden with a medium off white head, good lacing. Aroma is fruity and floral. Taste is fruity, citrus and dusty
Benzai (9758) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at the brewery. Clear golden color, medium sized off-white head that leaves fair lacing. Smell and taste malts, hops, quite fruity, lightly floral, only lightly bitter. Average body, average carbonation.