Plovmand (6301) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle.Thanks Hopscotch for providing. Pours bit hazy golden with a creamy off white head. The aroma is peach, passion fruit, sweet caramel, citrus, light pine, light grapefruit and light mango. The flavour is heavy fruity and caramelish. It has notes of passion fruit, peaches, fruit bowl, grape fruit and caramel in the flavour. Extremely refreshing and quaffable!
SirLimpsalot (2060) - SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Herlig fruktig doft som sprider sig direkt.
Smaken är fyllig. mycket fruktig och mycket välbalanserad.
Fanastiska toner av grape och apelsiner. Dracks på flaska men den känns som om den kom purfärsk från fatet
paintedmaple (371) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2011
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
22oz bottle Wow this cost $16, but worth every penny. Sipping on this, I could feel the love. Very complex, beautiful beer without the ’muddiness’ of many IPA2s. Awesome.
madvike (2658) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from brewolf...thanks Michael! - Pours clear light amber with a thin foamy white head. Woody and sharp, with citrusy hops underneath and a malty sweetness. A bit of menthol and pine. Taste is upfront fruity, lightly grassy hops with an herbal mintiness. Resiny as hell, sweet, and a touch of heat on the end. Pretty thick, but it doesn’t detract at all.
deanso (5024) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2011
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
650ml bottle shared with friends 29/10/2011
Lovely hoppy aroma. Clear amber pour. Nice smooth bitter aftertaste. Great!
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - OCT 31, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottled at mcbc. pours lighter amber with a small off white head. aromas of citrus, caramel, and spruce. flavors similar. moderately sweet with light candy feel. palate is more sweetness from the alcohol than hoppy crispness, but overall it works very well. pretty decent beer with lasting flavor and bite on the tongue.
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2011-10-29. Golden amber body with a modest white head. Lovely hoppy aroma and flavour with lots of green leafy hops and a bit of citrus. Smooth average plus to medium bodied palate. Alcohol is not obvious at all, rather good and quite drinkable. Bottle shared by DuctTape
dfhhead25 (251) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2011
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma- big hops, booze, breadiness, funk
Appearance- incredible lacing, golden orange, nice foamy white head, extreme carbonation
Taste- reminiscent of Nugget Nectar in some respects, same very smooth malty middle and bitter hop aftertaste, although this beer is more hoppy and is cleaner all the way around
Palate- medium-bodied, crisp, refreshing
Overall- I’m impressed. Nothing fancy, nothing life-altering. Just a damn good, smooth as hell, DIPA. Probably in my top 5 list of IPA’s. Very drinkable as well. Caution: Firestone Walker is a force to be reckoned with.
Slipstream (1976) - USA - OCT 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
It is good that this solid imperial IPA is available at reasonable prices. Piney aroma - a humid, green, IPA scent - and a clear, brassy pour. This appears to be Adrian’s brew of the year. It is mighty stuff - lots of full, dry hop bite that gets a touch harsh. Good overall, but I prefer FW’s Union Jack, a lighter IPA.
BelvidereIPA (140) - Belvidere, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer could get you in trouble. Bomber to a Weizen glass. Pours a bright, cloudy amber with significant and foaming head. Crisp, floral, hoppy aroma. Goes down very, very smooth. Not sure how this is near 10%. Great Double IPA.