ej (1233) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy, golden
Subdued grassy notes, caramel and malts
Bitter start, but eventually gives way to some of the malty notes. Some caramels coming through but is fast replaced by the hoppyness. Finish is bitter.
Light to medium body, good carb.
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2012 (Draught) Pours cloudy deep amber with a creamy off-white head. The aroma holds grass, spices, wood, pine, grapefruit and earth. Light hints of wild strawberries and apricot. Bread, hay and a whisper of caramel. The flavour is light sweet to dry, heavily bitter and light acidic with notes of grapefruit, grass, spices, wood, resin, bread and awhisper of honey. Touch of fruits. The mouthfeel soft with a super astringent finish. Light to medium carbonation. Light to medium bodied.
Pinball (11920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
cloudy orange, smooth white head. flowery aroma, mild. flavor is hoppy, quite bitter, good bitter hoppy ipa.
_angst_ (4466) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ The Rover. Pours hazy golden with a creamy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving ome thick lacing on the glass. Smell is slightly sweet and bitter with grass, green herbs, orange peal, wet leaves and hints of dark yeasty bread. Taste is sweet, bitter and floral with bread, orange peal, pine, dill and lemon balm. Mouthfeel is slightly crisp, tiny oily bitter and light bodied. Finish is bitter with pine, grass and orange peal.
MiP (15253) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught, 6.0%. Mild hoppy aroma. Cloudy amber colour. Good stable off-white head. The flavour is clean and hoppy. Rough hoppiness, but clean. Good mouthfeel.
ekstedt (6489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. Hazy amber, medium creamy off-white head. Strong piney and citric hop aroma. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Dry with medium to high bitterness.
olio (9210) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Fermentoren.
Pours hazy golden color with large head that leaves
lacing. Aroma of hopapalooza, lots of fruits and
some stuffy floral notes. Flavour of exotic fruits,
caramel, grass and pine notes. Quite nice and hoppy
tiong (6387) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Fermentoren, Copenhagen
Pours light orange with a smooth sticky head. Aroma of lemon, fruity hops, malts and caramel. Taste is very bitter and fruity hoppy with some caramel malts. Finish is lingering bitter and fruity. Nice, very hoppy and fresh American style IPA. Reminds me a bit of Pliny the Elder.
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Fermentoren, Copenhagen.
Pours a hazy yellow colour with a strong lacy head. Aroma of strong floral hops, grapefruit and caramel. Flavour of strong, bitter, floral hops, grapefruit, caramel and biscuity malts. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel and a long, strong bitter finish with exotic fruits. Excellent stuff, pretty much a good Pliny the Elder clone.
laiti (8035) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Fermentoren.
Aroma is fruity with hops. Also some peach. Flavour is hoppy with resin, some fruits, gooseberry bush and pine needles. Refreshing and nice.