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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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The rainbow bridge made from fire, air and water, used by the gods to travel from the world tree, Yggdrasil, to the heavens. Asgard. Brewed with Pale malt and small amounts of Munich and Crystal malts. Bittered with Centennial, finished with Amarillo and Styrian Goldings hops. Strong, hoppy, and smööth


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Poured a cloudy amber with a thick white head. Aroma is caramel, floral, grass, cereal, and herbs. Taste is malty sweet caramel, followed by piney bitterness and the finish is bitter as well.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (993) - - AUG 22, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 1-16-13- Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a hazy orange amber color with a small white head. The head fades fast to leave a nice level of lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma has notes of some sweeter and some bitter citrus mixed with tropical fruit smells. The sweeter citrus is of a tangerine smell while the bitter is more grapefruit in nature. The tropical fruits were a mix of mango and pineapple, giving the beer, when mixed with the tangerine, an overall sweeter smell. Taste – The taste begins with a bready and malty taste. It is quite smooth with some flavors of an orange and caramel flavor upfront. As the taste moves on, some more resinous bitter hop flavors enter the taste. Flavors of grapefruit and some light pine taste. More toward the end more sweet flavors of caramel as well as a biscuit flavor comes to the tongue. These combined with the hop to leave a sort of chewy, mildly bittered, biscuit flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the creamy and chewier side with a carbonation level that is rather average. The creamier flavors really accentuate the resinous hop flavors well as well as bolster the malty and biscuit taste. Pretty nicely done. Overall - I actually rather enjoyed this beer. It had a good, but not overly so, resinous hop flavor that melded well with the lighter fruit, citrus and malty flavors of the brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Pours yellow, small white head Smell light, crisp, hoppy, fruity citrus Tastes like rainbow road, great tropical fruit hops Light to mid body Great

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DipHead14 (25) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2014
he first second after sip is wonderful. Smooth, warm, and subtly sweet. The next second comes back with an unforgiving sharp and bitter bite. Its like tasting all the most beauitful parts of winter, in a snowstorm without anything to keep the frostbite off your face. Its good, but I don’t think I would buy it again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, rich caramel, toffee, fruity spices, pine.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle from the BottleDog and drunk at home. It’s either the crystal malt I don’t like or that this is a little less than fresh. Finish though remains pretty fresh. A little spicyness, a little bitterness on the finish. Good mouthfeel good carbonation. Just a little dull. Some ok milk chocolate flavour later. Some ok sting on the finish. Aroma of staleish American malt isn’t great.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle from hunger N thirst. Pours dark and golden with a thin white head. Doesn’t have a lot of lacing. Has a bit of the Christmas tree lot on the nose. Kind of scotchy on the tongue without tasting very good. Finishes a little rough. Not feeling this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aleichter (31) - - MAR 12, 2014
Very flavorful ale with and interesting hoppy and malty flavor. Palate is a little sharp. Aroma is very nice and I really like the golden orange color

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2613) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle: Dark golden pour with perfect clarity. A creamy finger of sticky beige head. Great retention and tons of sheet lacing. Nose is mostly citrus and pine with a light hint of caramel malt. Sticky, resin-filled mouthful of pine and floral hops. Some citrus too. A decent malt backer, but great hop flavors dominate throughout. Very nice stuff here.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2752) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Birmingham; deep amber pour with big off white head, fruity tangerine aroma, citrus and grapefruit taste doesn’t taste like a 7.4 ABV well hidden very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (4905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Tap. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold body under a small fizzy white head. The nose is lightly hoppy with pale bready malt and some light honey like sweetness. The flavor is not all that different from a run of the mill APA, except for a bit bigger body and maybe a hint of alcohol. Lightly citrusy hops that finish a bit short for me. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. An OK effort I suppose. But nothing that stands out all that much.


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