oh6gdx (18576) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled (thanks DSG!). Slighty hazy amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruity, floral, yeasty and quite sweet malty notes with some toffeeish and alcoholic notes. Flavour is perfumed, soap, some yeast, floral and mild sweet maltyness.
beerandbeyond (452) - ISRAEL - AUG 29, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle poured into a tulip.
Lightly unfiltered copper color with a nice white head.
Hop aroma - easy on the citrus (mandarin), heavier on the tropical (papaya).
Loaded with fruity hop flavors (pears), caramel malts and pleasant bitterness.
Full bodied, alcohol is present, long finish, not easy to drink but enjoyable.
kerenmk (1214) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 25, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle sample at the IPA Day event. Pours murky dark amber with white film, Sweet, ripe peach aroma, tastes sweet and fruity but not alcoholic. Soft texture, light body, slightly alcoholic finish.
zvikar (2040) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Dagan. Pours an hazy brown with a nice head, aroma of honey, marmalade, carambola, flowers and malt, flavor is bitter with fruits and floral notes, medium to full bodied
DSG (3927) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2012 Re-rate 9/21/12: Bottle. Hazy deep reddish amber color with a medium off-white head. Aroma with strong piney and grapefruity hops, some slightly cookie-ish maltiness and a bit of alcohol. Sweet big malty flavor with caramel, cookies, piney and fruity hops, light alcohol spiciness and a bold bitter finish. Medium to full-bodied, a bit oily. Not bad, but a bit too sweet and heavy for my liking. 7/3/6/3/13=3.2
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Dagan. Hazy deep amber with an off-white head. Aroma of butterscotch and some fruity hops. Sweetish flavor with some malt, buttery notes and a bitter finish, a bit piney and citric. Medium-bodied. OK. 5/3/6/3/13=3