Hermod (2712) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
341ml bottle. BB 08/14. Mahogany color, lasting thick white head. Lots of caramel in aroma, dark fruits, hops and woody notes.
Flavor has pine, bitter hops, wood caramel and some herbs. Long bitter finish. Quite strong bitterness. Stuffy, but quite enjoyable. Full bodied.
shoulderbroken (1668) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at Brewdog. Amber brown, small off white head. Aroma is earthy hops, slightly pine. Taste is biscuity malt, light bitterness, caramel at the finish, feels quite dry. Bit sticky too though and touch spicy. Nice.
Beese (940) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft from BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush opening night on 29 November 2013. Poured a bright ruby colour with a tight white head and good lacing. Aroma of redcurrents, brown sugar and soft fruits. Maple syrup sweetness on the initial flavour mixed with chewy malt and pine needle hops. Finish was a mix of sweet plums, molasses and bitter hop resin.
Dodgrblu (550) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 27, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle from Ledger's in Berkeley, floral, bready aroma. Cloudy brown pour.
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jmgreenuk (3255) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Brewdog Camden. Poured a hazy dark amber with a thin off white head. The aroma is big hop resin with a little treacle toffee. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with an alcoholic resin watery palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
BenH (1927) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled Sept 2013. Amber with white head. Aroma is very grassy with some pine. Similar taste. Medium body with a light bitter finish. Ok
Osprey87 (1092) - London via, WALES - DEC 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured into tulip. 3 months old. Hazy red with a small white head. Smell - rose, grapefruit. Body is medium to light, slightly foamy, medium carbonation. Taste is earthy, a little more rose and grapefruit, toffee malts, slightly bitter and astringent finish. OK, a bit uninspiring - standard use of American hops. My beer sampling partner said ’not nice’, but then she says that about most of them!
evergreen0199 (1752) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Brewdog in Shepherd’s Bush, London. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Hoppy, caramel aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, caramel, slight sweetness.
madmitch76 (13043) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
30th November 2013
Crystal clear deep amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and crisp and semi dry. Smooth malt, a little cream. Hops are odd - bitter aniseed skunk with lesser pine. Like it’s been hopped with Aramis and Waimea! There is a touch of tropical fruits well buried. Light semi dry finish. Strange hop profile but it’s fine.
mR_fr0g (1787) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at Brewdog Shepard’s Bush opening night. Aroma is sweet berry hop with some sulphur. Dank hops and farty. Copper red pour with a persistent white head . sweet grainy nutty malt. Slight metallic. Mellow berry bitterness in the hop. Tasty.