Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 16, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s "Raise the Roof" tasting, 31st July 2010, courtesy of jerc and mabel. Clear amber. Bit buttery, popcorn notes. The hops never really let loose, alas.
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is crisp grapefruity and wooden hoppy. Sweet fruity, citrusy to grapefruity. Fruity and citrusy into a dry finish.
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, some mild wooden notes as well as slight notes of toffee. Flavour is quite much fruity, sweet caramel malts, mild dry dark fruits as well as some grassy notes. Quite a straight forward APA.
smooch (238) - Sylvania, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is admittedly an old bottle (6 mos) and I’d love to try this beer fresh. It is quite mellow with some hoppiness which seems nice although hops were too faded at this point I think. Very little aroma, but still great mouthfeel.
Diogène (1066) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from LCBO. Clear amber with medium foamy beige head with good retention. Aroma is citrusy with pine, caramel and earthy notes. Flavor is dryer than expected with balanced malt and hops. Caramel, citrus, some pine and a bitter finish.
guil0000 (245) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 10, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poors a clear copper amber color with a large sticky withe head. Strong aroma of hops and yeast with some caramel. taste is kind of watery with a little hoppy finish. Overall not that bad bud wanted more
DuffMan (6439) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 6, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear copper amber with an average white head. Nice grapefruit and passionfruit in the nose. Flavours are light toffee with nice grapefruit and passionfruit hop character and a medium bitter finish. The best craft brewed APA in bottles from Ontario that I’ve yet tasted.
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance:Clear cooper,good head...
Flavor:Hopy grapefruit,citrus,light oxydation....
Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A reddish copper ale with a thin off white head. Lightly hopped malt aroma with faint signs of sulfur. In mouth, a surprisingly solid ale with good floral hops, over the biscuitty malts, well balanced and classic APA. Bottle from LCBO,
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours copper with a tan head. Smells of caramel, resin, hints of citrus, spicy. Tastes of earth, oranges, sweat, spicy, peppery with a tea like finish.