Sammer (1076) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at GB. Taste is light citrus, pine, wood, grain, hay and balanced hops. Smooth and easy drinking.
yespr (33804) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask as Sommer IPA. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, peachy and light grassy. Bitter, dry and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity finish.
ADfan (648) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured on tap from the Vegas restaurant. It had a golden copper color with a medium hood. Aroma of hops and pine. The taste had some citrus, hops and a touch of hops on the finish. So so beer.
anders37 (18721) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2014. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy floral aroma. Sweetish hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy floral finish.
Leighton (13278) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 1 - London. Pours clear gold with a foamy white head. Moderately sweet with some white sugar, tangerine, faint alcohol and pine needles. Light bodied with fine carbonation; pretty good condition. Sugary finish with basic white bread and some juicy citrus. OK.
rlgk (12430) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear pale golden beer with a decent head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, grapes, caramel, oranges. Hoppy pine apple flavor, mango, citrus, pine, hay, floral notes. Really good.
madmitch76 (17146) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. As ’Sommer IPA’. Almost clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is smooth with just moderate carbonation. Sweetish malts, trace of honey. Sweet floralness. Light touches of tangerine and lemon. Light finish. Really quite floral. Interesting!
Theydon_Bois (11566) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity dispense at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14 as GB ’Sommer’ IPA.
Lightly hazed golden with moderate off white spotting.
Nose is floral, faint citric peel, mango pulp, perfumed effect.
Taste comprises mandarin, sweet licks, perfumed tones, light pine.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with a little hop bitterness.
Average IPA but drinkable stuff if a little sweet and floral in places.
Sledutah (5652) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden, no head or lacing. Mild aroma of malts and grains. Taste is grainy, citrus and lemon
Benzai (9621) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear pale yellow color, virtually no head. Smell and taste lightly malts, tropical fruits, mandarin and peach, fruity hops. Really nice. Decent body and carbonation.