tiong (5116) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle. Pours yellowish orange with a smooth head. Aroma of fruits, citrus, grapefruit, lemon and toffee. Taste is sweetish, hoppy and malty with some citrusy notes, grass, lemon and caramel. Finish is sweetish, malty and hoppy with some citrus and lemon. Okay.
laiti (7642) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
35.5 cl bottle @ hotel room, San Marcos. Aroma is a bit musty with some tropical fruits and pineapples. Flaviur has minerals, pineapple juice and some bush leaves. Also menthol. Nothing much, a tad too sweet too.
olio (7956) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle @ hotel room, San Marcos.
Pours pale clear golden color with a large head. Caramel malt aroma, orange and resinous hops with pine and lemon. Resinous hoppy flavor, pale malts, tropical fruits and gooseberries. Alcohol well hidden. Solid.
lusikka (7492) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355 ml bottle. Enjoyed at San Marcos, CA. Pours a hazy golden colour with a small head. Aroma of fresh citrus, grass and biscuit. Flavour of crisp citrusy bitterness, a bit of tartness, orange and caramel. Medium bodied. Quite sweet.
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
16th August 2015
Hazy orange - amber beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is light and has a fine minerally crispness. Thin creamy malts. Orangey hops with orange peel and pith. Good pine. Touches of lemon and mango. Light finish. Hides the abv well. A light and crisp DIPA.
Leighton (14430) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at chriso’s. Pours clear, rich gold with a frothy white head. Dank hops in the nose, lots of pine and grapefruit. Medium to big sweet flavor, with sugary pale bread, crackers, grapefruit, ripe lemon. Medium to full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly warming in the finish, with sugary pale malts, some grapefruit, pine needles. Not bad:
yespr (36095) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is pine and herbal hoppy. Sweet base. Bitter, pine and dry grapefruity. Light herbal and pine hoppy finish.
rlgk (14386) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s place in London. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy floral aroma, grassy, breads, biscuits, some hay. Hoppy citrus and grape flavor, biscuits, hay, floral, some caramel. Decent.
jcos (1706) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Savor 2015. Nice amount of bitterness and citrus, high in abv but not too heavy feeling in the palate.
benpickens (444) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUL 1, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a pale gold with little head; juicy hops beautiful palate that rolls of the tongue; nice hoppy finish.