ReAle (120) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 8, 2011
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2011 33cl bottle bought @Bir&Fud Beer Shop (Rome) - Deep, cloudy impenetrant amber color, dirty white foam. Astonishing aroma of hops, it remind me the Re Ale Extra, but it’s more resinous and dry. Taste is very good, bitter and dry. Notes of resin, oak, citrus, grass and pomegranate. Medium body. Excellent!
Quack-Duck (6811) - Down South, GERMANY - JAN 6, 2011
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, courtesy of Bierkoning. Hazy amber-golden colour, large white head. Hoppy nose. Medium-bodied, solid malty base, lots of resiny and piney hop flavours, shy hints of citrus fruit. Very high carbonation, emphasizing the spiciness of the beer.
rederic (2559) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle, amber color, with a frothy bubbly beige head, leaving some laces, nice yeasty, spicy, fruity nose of ripe apples, pear, tangerine, candied orange, lemon peel, peach esters, with a mild toasted, caramel, biscuity malt accent and a floral leafy, grassy, cedary hop aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild toasted, caramelized, biscuity malt, yeasty, fruity character, with a good flowery citrusy, leafy, grassy hop backbone, with some candied lemon, orange peel, minty leafy undertones and with some light pear, ripeapple tangy yeastiness notes, leading towards a fruity candied citrus, leafy, grassy, piney, minty hop bitterness finish.
Zarin (196) - ITALY - JAN 2, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma: hops, citrus, yeast, herbs.
Appearance: dark amber
Taste: quite bitter, hops, resin, flowers.
Palate: Medium body
michael-pollack (4962) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml Bottle (Brewed 6/21/10. Bottled 7/21/10): Aroma of malt, hops, wood, light citrus, lots of yeast, and some aromas I do not know (maybe gooseberry). Poured orange/brown in color with a huge, foamy, frothy, off-white/tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Full of tiny and small particles throughout. Flavor is light to medium sweet and medium to heavily bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, wood, yeast, light resin, and light pine. Medium body. Dry texture. Average carbonation. Malt, hop, wood, yeast, and slight pine finish is dry. Tasty and different.
Hansen (5435) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Courtesy Sdr. Borup. Yellow and unclear. Has a white head, medium duration. Heavy hoppy aroma, citrus. Flavor has a heavy bitter finish, moderate sweet flavor. Some odd snow-taste too.
Zita (3447) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
soft sweet hoppy aroma,golden, clear, white foam, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter.
Holy (817) - GERMANY - DEC 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
@BBF, on tap. Nice golden color, slightly bitter, but not offensive. Citrus on the front, hops on the backside. Nice.
HenrikSoegaard (9123) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Light malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter nice flowery flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.
robinvboyer (2576) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Perfect balance between citric and pine hop flavors. Some tropical fruit also comes through. The pine is all over the flavor. Very piney and resinous with a touch of sweet malt. A really nice ipa.