AshtonMcCobb (4413) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the Beer Hall.
Appearance - golden with a slight haze and a nice head.
Nose - intense mango and grapefruit.
Taste - loads more grapefruit with a touch of that sweet mango.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - the finish is almost too dry but still retains decent balance.
wheresthepath (1913) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Tweedies Bar, Grasmere. Murky gold with a thin white head. Big citrus and floral hit with a very dry finish. Loads of hops here but lacked the depth and balance of ghe Hardknot Infra-Red I’d had just before, and maybe suffered by comparison. Still decent though.
woodychevy (749) - - JUN 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
17 o bottle. Pours golden with a slight orange hue. Nice and refreshing. Grapefruit, pine, resin, passionfruit and floral notes and a nice balance/ crispness to it. Not wimpy, but the NZ hops are somehow a bit less arrogant? in-your-face? than the American equivalent. Finishes with an pleasant bitterness. Really good.
chinchill (3588) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle served in a small tulip.
Appearance: Clear amber like a lager.
Pungent herbal hoppy aroma. Moderately bitter as expected.
Grapefruit and herbal flavor
Precisely carbonated medium body.
Cybercat (4432) - Georgia, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear golden with a fairly thick ivory head. Aroma has a tempting tone of fresh hops, with hints of malt and tropical fruit. Hops really come out in the flavor, riding undertones of malt and sweet tropical fruits. Mouthfeel is smooth, reasonably firm, not very fizzy, leaving a mango and hoppy finish. A toast to the Kiwis!
BigGuyatOCI (1) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2014 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
fantastic use of New Zealand hop, good light straw color, tropical aromas, mango, also apricot, classic biscuit malt, citrus,
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Piney slightly catty aromas. Pours very bright yellow gold. Piney catty hops with hints of tropical fruits. Finishes light & dry. I like it and would like to try it cask conditioned.
kayres (684) - , Georgia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Crystal clear yellow. Thin white head. Dull skunky hop nose. Dull clean lager like flavore. Light bodied and a bit floral boring
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weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
In The Macc, Macclesfield. Yellow gold colour with a medium white head. Aroma is hops and citrus, quite nice. Flavour is nice and hoppy, bit of pine, citrus. Quite smooth palate with some hop bitterness in the finish, My missus was a nutter. Bitch.
s_hartshorne (2549) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. Yellow colour ok white head slight lacing. Aroma is sweet tropical fruits. Taste is sweet malts followed by good tropical fruit hops long bitter finish. Nice medium full body nice mouthfeel. Really good this one.