DSG (10073) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[1/30/16] Draught at Sprengers Tap Room in Santa Rosa. Clear deep golden. Great piney and tropical fruity hops aroma. Flavor has some malt sweetness, fruity and piney hops, strong bitterness, and some alcohol. Medium-bodied, kinda oily. Good but quite boozy and heavy.
Theydon_Bois (15029) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at City Beer, SF, first rake of the epic week that was RB best / RBWG ’16, 28/01/16.
Rich amber with a well appointed off white cap.
Nose is caramel malt, pine, grapefruit, citric zest, toasted bread.
Taste comprises orange pith, straw, caramel, booze tunes, candied fruit peel, bubblegum, pine resin.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with semi aggressive hop bitterness.
Decent DIPA, carries off the booze well.
KyotoLefty (8500) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at City Beer. Boozy, alcohol nose, lemon, grapefruit, honey. Deep gold color with lace. Oily palate, boozy and a bit syrupy. Nice flavors bit the burn is too overpowering.
Ferris (9825) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 30, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft - Nice leafy hops with a caramel back bone. Clear gold with a rich white head. Malty, nice balanced hops, a touch of astringent bitterness and a long finish.
VsXsV (3647) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at City Beer. Clear deep golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, light caramel, sweet alcohol, light pine, mango and bread. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of citrus, caramel and light pine. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice!
beertholomeus (1439) - California, USA - JAN 26, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a golden orange color with a white head. Hop, resin, pine and citrus aroma. Resin, pine, booze, mango, guava and papaya flavors. Medium full body with average carbonation and a pine and resin finish. A bit boozy but good.
Bule (1528) - California, USA - JAN 26, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Beercraft. Pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Citrusy dankness.
Criz (296) - - APR 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
10oz draft at Lake Tahoe. Pours an amber reddish color, with a white foam that sticks on the glass. Super sweet beer from the high abv. Aromas of pine, toffee, sweet onion. Flavors of sweet caramel, bitter hops, biscuit malts. Pretty similar to Founders Devil Dancer.
daknole (10740) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Gold/orange color, white head. Resiny hops, sweet malt, bitter and sweet. Nice stuff!
gyllenbock (6484) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at the Bistro’s DIPA-festival 2015.
Golden/orange with a white head. Aroma and taste of hops, pineapple, light grass and caramel. Really bitter and with warming alcohol.