No_bongo (10) - - DEC 19, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is Damn GOOD, it’s well balanced and refreshing. Amazing standard IPA - good combo w norwegian x-mas food (smoked and salted lamb)
Inbreak (1533) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2014
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 11.01.2013, tap @ Bølgen & Moi Bergen:
Small shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly neutral, light malts, hops, dried fruits, hay, wet cardboard, grass, pine needles. Taste is slightly dry, light malts, hops, wet hay, harsh grass, wet cardboard, wet grain, weeds. Medium bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Next!
Palme (2993) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap @ Bølgen & Moi. This is a deep peach-amber one with a small, light lacing off-white top. The nose has a fruit-sugar-sweetness with sticky boiled down wild strawberries, some grainy corns and traces of earthy nuts. Actually not that horrible, but perhaps a bit anonymous and definitely not an Americanized style IPA. The taste has a more defined hoppy and bitter profile. It’s quite comfortably carbonated and the mouthfeel is both dry-ish and oily. A bit pungent-hoppy, almost harsh perhaps with what can be describes as a strong grassy profile. The mouthdrying mouthfeel is a bit annoying and quite lingering in the grassy almost barch-like aftertaste. Not something I feel the need to try again to be honest. 11.01.2012
Foffern (1065) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Bølgen & Moi, Bergen. Pours a hazy orange colour with a off-white creamy medium head. Has a very fruity and fresh aroma with apricot and fruity hops. Pleasant. The flavour has more grassy hops, but feels still fruity. Has a soft and rich mouth feel, and a medium bitterness. A solid IPA with a nice aroma.
ClubGonzo (3520) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Bølgen & Moi, Bergen. Pours a hazy nougat-hued orange body with a medium creamy white head. Nose is grapefruit, lime peel, caramel, pine, grass and nuts. Taste is earthy leaves, grass and pine with hints of cellar must and potato peel in the back. Very "down to earth", so to speak (sorry, couldn’t help myself :-P). Mellow carbonation and medium body and mouthfeel. A nice IPA of the "fruit-in-the-nose-and-earth-in-the-mouth&quo (some American hop blends tend to have that effect on me) and quite traditional, but pretty nice nevertheless.
mczee (21) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
herbs, citrus, bread, smoke, woody, pale, cloudy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, slick feel, lively, bitter, long finish,
God IPA :-)