gyllenbock (5270) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Akkurat. (June 2008, found an old rating)
Hazy red copper with a large white lasting head. Hoppy aroma and taste. A good beer.
olsvammel (3793) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2010 It poured a hazy dark ruby amber liquid with a medium sized dirty white head that is on the border of being beige. It left small chunks of foam on the side of the glass. Smell: Lots of hops, grapefruit, pine needle, grass and hop recin. Smells like an American style IPA. Taste: The first thing that strikes me is the pleasant bitterness. Then I notice a strong caramel flavour and some burned toast... well bread overall a fairly malty brew this one. After a while I notice some grassy hops, pine needle, but it’s a faint flavour. The smell indicated an american style IPA but the flavour leans closer to an British kind of IPA. Mouthfeel: Fairly smooth with just a bit of dry harshness and a thick body with a low carbonation.
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SaintMatty (5708) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (Stockholm Beer Festival 2009) - Hazy amber in colour. Hoppy aroma with spicy malt, toffee and grapefruit. Malty and hoppy taste with grapefruit and toffee. Enjoyable stuff.
sebletitje (7120) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle at Gotheborg beerfest.
pours copper, thin white head.
Aroma and taste, floral hops, light malts, overall well balanced but keeps a floral approach.
saxo (14423) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, caramel and citrus notes.
Bov (10060) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 16, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
courtesy of Per - hazy amber-brown colour with a poor head retention; very malty aroma (bread, marzipan and caramel) with flowery hoppy tones in the background, medium- to full-bodied and quite acidic; a late bitterness introduces a long malty and flowery hoppy finish - unusual IPA but a good beer
Enjoyit (3520) - Vadum, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber of color with a beige head. An aroma of hops, pineapple and grapefruit. A flavor of hops, pineapple and grapefruits.
kramer (5243) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle, via sk8viking. Pours a hazy dark copper body with a huge craggy foamy beige head. Lots of visible carbonation. Really nice floral hoppiness on the nose with some slight citrus rind. Some caramel, toffee, and biscuity malt. Fairly light bitterness to go with all the floral hop flavor, dry caramel malt, and some earthy yeast. Finishes with some crystal malt stale iced tea astringency. Mouthfeel is very soft with light gentle carbonation. The fizz must have all blown off when it created that big head. This is pretty good, but in general, I could go for some brighter hoppiness.
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Heavy hoppy aroma. Huge frothy, light brown head. Good lacing. Mostly lasting longevity. Cloudy, red brown body. Heavy bitter and smoked flavor. Medium palate.
cgarvieuk (15922) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home from my Copenhagen haul ... Nice copper with big short lived foam head ... malty pine hop ... big fruity pine hop ... little sweet ... big citrus ...little smokey ... Having with a spicy pizza had destroyed the subtly tones ... but its really working for me ... another duggees hit... though a bit over carbonated