oh6gdx (23262) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@SBWF2013. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, mildly apricotty along with some sweet maltiness to it. Flavour is quite fruity, some wooden notes with also mild grass, crisp maltiness as well as some mild floral notes. Balanced, and refreshing IPA.
omhper (21776) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Canned at SBWF. Hazy golden, coarse head. Aroma of lychee, butter and paper. Sweet with medium body, rounded mouthfeel. Lychee and tangerine. Some saccharine in a mid bitter finish.
rlgk (14698) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Stockholm Beer&Whisky Festival 2013. Clear golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy caramel aroma, floral, biscuits, hay notes, bready, citrus, some mango. Hoppy caramel flavor, hay, floral, caramel, grapes, citrus notes. A bit dull.
TBone (14619) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @SBWF 2013
Clear amber color, small white head. Ryeish, resiny, hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Resiny, a bit musty, not so fresh perhaps. Lingering hoppyness in the aftertaste with some alcohol.
brokensail (13782) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Alfalfa’s @ AirBNB Palace. Golden orange pour with a nice white head. Floral and sweet citrus hop aromas. Caramel, grass, and some pine notes. Flavors of orange peel, pine, and floral hops. Grassy, peach, a touch herbal, and bitter on the finish.
Ratman197 (11546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Double Dry Hopped firkin at Hops and Pie poured a cloudy gold with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of biscuit, grassiness, grapefruit, pine and light mango. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and grassiness with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.
adnielsen (10169) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap @ Epic Beer Fest Denver 2013. Pours a fairly clear orange appearance with an off white head. Fairly herbal, light grapefruit citrusy, grassy/woody hoppy aroma with some caramel. Mildly toasted caramel malty, somewhat spicy, a bit bready, light citrusy flavor. Not all that exciting or fulfilling.
arminjewell (8760) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour on tap at the Denver Summer Brew Fest, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, spice, yeast, some nice pine and grass notes, slight orange peel but pretty clean hop notes. Taste is a mix of pine and bright orange notes, some slight lemon, going into caramel, toffee, slight spice, finishing fairly bitter, dry.
3fourths (8702) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. loud pop of the cap with carbonation frothing up to the top. mostly clear amber colored body with a small off-white head. resin-bomb of a nose: pine needles, reduced orange caramel syrup, a bit of shallot / onion / urine, not something I find pleasant. medium body, creamy and soft carbonation. the malt is nicely creamy and soft but it’s impossible to enjoy given the brash, brutish bitterness and mold / moss / tea-leaf flavor that screams Chinook.
Ernest (6841) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (caramel), moderately hoppy (grapefruit, apricot), with light notes of diacetyl, cooked fruit, plastic. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Medium body, syrupy/watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly astringent, lightly alcoholic.
A little bit below average...syrupy sweet with an unwanted sourness, and the aroma has some problems of its own. Not enjoyable, but just barely drinkable.