UnionBeerCzar (81) - Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle to tulip glass. I think this must have been waaaay past it’s prime, if I ever get a chance to score a fresh one I will re-rate. Pours golden cloudy orangey with a lot foamy white head. Munich malts on the nose, no hop presence whatsoever, this smelled like a run of the mill APA. Taste was more of the same, this has to be long past it’s time of goodness. Bitterness is quite low, the malt presence is pretty much all I’m tasting. Based on all the other characteristics of this beer you can tell its well made, the mouthfeel and carbonation are both very pleasing and again probably quite nice when fresh. This came across the country in a car and was one of the last beers I got after. Better luck next time methinks!
JorisPPattyn (8440) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fluffy, just yellowish head over orange-golden beer; Typical exotic fruit nose, but in a syrupy, sweet way, apricot liqueur, maybe a tad oxydized. Bitter, metallic, bitter fruit. In the finish there is a grainy flavour, again seemingly just a tad oxydized. Orange- and apricot liqueurs, rosewater, if bitter. Very slick, well-bodied, good carbonation. Not a very outstanding IIPA, IMO.
tricksta_p (1961) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of biscuity malt, citrus, orange, fruits, pine resin, tea leaves, mild hops. Flavour is light sweet with a medium bitter finish. I usually like my IPA a lot more fruity and less malty, but I gues the tea leaves (which I’m a sucker for) won me over.
Bosskie (587) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Opaque, orange-brown beer with a nice white head.
Smell is white pepper, malty, leather, metallic. Quite crisp. Reminds me of a German ale.
Taste is deliciously balanced hop bitterness, complex and full without being overwhelming. Refreshing.
Erasmus_ro (1893) - Alabama, USA - JUL 12, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, 11/07/15. Pours an opaque orange with a small, off-white head. Aroma is red fruits, peach, light banana. Taste is dry, red fruits, caramel. Hops are gone. Full.
Blairgus (3336) - California, USA - JUN 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
30 June 2015, bottle. yellow/gold, clear, no bubbles. nose is soapy, grassy hops. med/thin body and mildly fizzy. granola malt, bitter, orange rind citrus. decent.
Fin (8332) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle picked up from Fyne Ales Brewery, consumed at Craigendmuir campsite, Stepps, Nr Glasgow, Thursday 18th June 2015 Pours hazy gold/orange with a white sticky head. It’s fine but no great shakes, it’s American so you get the standard American hoppy IPA flavour which more often than not tends to err’ towards malty and a touch too sweet. Some sweet orange and rind, yes it’s fine. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov14 3.4
Gription79 (2615) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had on draft at the brewery. Tropical fruit, hoppy, clean with very little grassy hop character. Great IPA.
mike_77 (3942) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Delicate aroma with floral hop tones. Fairly lightly flavoured for an IPA but the balance is good. Moderate bitterness makes for a good session beer. Nice that the maltiness is retained well.
flip_soeperman (782) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma is not that pronounced for an IPA. The body is creamy, but lacking bitterness. Some metallic taste in there. Not a good beer, or at least not this bottle.
RW80 (1291) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottl. Appearance: A pale light hazy orange body, with t a small and somewhat thin, white head on top. Head has still a decent retention, but leaves hardly lacing. Aroma: Caramel malts with a hint of citrus and grapefruit, some floral tones in the back. Taste: Moderate sweet taste at the start followed by a strong bitterness some y. caramel malts, orange &grapefruit, straw, grass, Medium thin body, good carbonation,
Lacks some taste, not as arromatic as most US IPA’an a bit borring for me.