MrHangover (2076) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nitro pump @ Epic taproom. Pours a cloudy golden pour with a creamy, big white head on top. Aroma is floral hops, caramel and and herbal hoppy influences. Flavour is intensely bitter, very hoppy with big grapefruit flavors in there. Medium long, bitter and dry finish. Epic brew.
BoostIPA (1058) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, release 70. Pours a cloudy, murky amber with a small head. Aromas of sweet malt water with bitter. Taste is malt forward with a blast of tylenol astringency and lingering brashness. Meh.
Imaena (1691) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle in Hood River OR. This is a really big hoppy IPA with a nice malt backbone. Good stuff.
jookos (1462) - FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Coppery. Fruity citrus hops, some apricot and autumny leafyness. Caramel medium full bodu with a piney finish. Quite nice.
Hermod (2716) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy orange, thick white head. Citrusy, hoppy aroma, cats piss. Flavor has grapefruit, pine, caramel. Typical dipa, not that much caramel though. Dry bitter finish.
Daytonbeer (573) - Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours bronze with bright whit head and no lacing. Aroma of citrus, floral, and some sweet malts. Also slight dank. Taste is the same with strong malty backbone and booze.
KansaiBeerLvrs (1229) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On draft. 500 yen 9.1% at Tadg’s Epic Event. A quite hoppy beer, lots of floral & pine notes. A bit too bitter for me.
Theydon_Bois (6517) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at GBBF’13, 13/08/13, big thanks to Joris once again.
Murky orange amber with a good sized off white head.
Nose is pine, light spice, bitter grapefruit, hops, bitter orange.
Taste comprises bitter pine, orange pith, grapefruit, pine resin, gras
Full end of medium bodied, fine carbonaton, dry resinous pine in the finale with a good dose of hop bitterness.
kwoeltje (2207) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(tap - on nitro) hazy amber with white head. Strong citrus hops aroma. Flavor was citrus hops, some tropical fruit.
Nische (514) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy golden orange. Aroma is heavy pine with some fruitiness (peachy, citrusy). Taste is mostly piney bitterness. Mouthfeel is a bit oily. Not quite as hoppy as I expected.