brokensail (15755) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 4, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: The pour is a hazed golden orange color with a sticky white head and nice lacing.
S: Smells a bit sweet, but there’s plenty of citrus and even a few tropical fruit notes. Mild grass with a nice pine note to it as well as a light floral scent. Some bready malt gives a little body.
T: Like the nose, it’s a bit sweet, but it works fine for a pale ale. Lots of citrus hops (especially orange and tangerine, a little less grapefruit). Some pine bitterness as well as a little bit of floral character.
M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.
O: I really like this beer, a solid pale ale that I know will pretty much always be good.
Dedollewaitor (15471) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Das Meisterstuck, Berlin. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Grapefruit, citrus and bready malts. Smooth, dry and balanced. Nice.
MiP (15247) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 4.9%. Very piney aroma. Clear shiny yellow colour. Big plasticky but stable white head. The flavour is also piney, but mostly teaish, like those teaish sweets. Caramelly tea, I guess. But balanced off by a good bitterness.
chrisv10 (15169) - DENMARK - APR 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 4,8%. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus and peach. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, citrus, peach, little sweet and medium bitter.
Theis (15117) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Das MeisterStuck, Berlin. Clear golden - white head. Toasted. Lots of resin. Knækbrød. Fruity hoppy. Ok botterness. Lovely freshness. I love this.
bhensonb (13978) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 27, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Hopmonk. Pours amber with a fruity/floral aroma. It tastes hoppy in an Over the Pond way. Flavor is lightly spiced in the finish. Drinks very well.
Earlier Rating: 3/9/2007 Total Score: 3.5
Aroma of evergreen and grapefruit. Maybe a little malt. Light golden amber color with a white head that didn’t linger. Starts with light to medium mouthfeel, with dilute grapefruit and pine hop. Underlying caramel malt. Nice bitterness in the finish.
mcberko (13894) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle, pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Nose brings out pleasant floral hops, some tropical fruits, and some earthy herbal notes. Flavour is along the same lines, with crisp crackery malt, floral hops, a light tropical fruitiness and some herbal notes. Very fresh and crisp body. A pleasant pale ale that is quite drinkable.
Benzai (13610) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at CBC 2013. Clear yellow color, small white to off-white virtually non lacing, mostly diminishing head. Smell lightly malts, lightly bitter, lightly hops. Tastes about the same. No flaws, but a bit boring although that may be caused by the amount of big beers available at the festival. Tastes also a bit thin, but that could very well have the same reason. Would like to try it again sometime on a hot summer day.
FatPhil (13582) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
660ml bottle (Birofilia2014, Zywiec)
Zesty lemon spice, lemongrass aroma. Thin palate, perfumed soap and floor cleaner lemon and sweetness. Works in the aroma, but is boring after that.
Tmoney99 (13334) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle sampled from shigadeyo at the Dilly Deli. Poured clear pale color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate smooth sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Moderate bitter flavor with a smooth medium bitter finish of average duration. Solid drinkable brew.