JonMoore (1972) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle - hazy gold colour with creamy white he’d and good lacing. Aroma sweet malt, caramel, resin, hops. Very nicely balanced. Great creamy mouthfeel, very well hidden alcohol. Full bodied, soft carbonation. Excellent.
PriorL (2488) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Thx Joris for sharing.
APPEARANCE: clear darker blond beer, small stable off white head.
NOSE: alcohol, fruity, sweet, florar.
TASTE: alcohol, pines, wood, fruity, sweet, florar, hoppy. Sweet and dry aftertaste.
tderoeck (5794) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
11/I/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ JorisPPattyn’s place - BB: n/a but should be pretty fresh (2014-31) Thanks to Joris for sharing the bottle!
Clear dark orange beer, creamy irregular off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: little sweet, fruity touch, pineapple, sweet caramel, citrus, bit piny, passion fruit. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sweet, caramel, bit piny, pineapple, some honey, nice fruity hops. Aftertaste: citrus, pretty piny, honey, nice fruitiness, pineapple, some passion fruit, bit of caramel. Lovely stuff.
Patjeadam (74) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
At first a bit stale smell, even some faint chocolate, followed by a powerfull malted and hoppy beer. The finish has some sweets and you can taste loads of amarillo hops, a personal favourite. If you like your imperial ipa's malty! Retribütion is your friend.
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Lowenbrau (2517) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
65cl bottle @Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. Pours hazy dark gold with nice white head. Goodhead retention, poor lacing. Malty, caramel, some honey like aromas. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Taste is caramel, spicy, quite dry, hoppy, mild bitterness. Well balanced and enjoyable.
larsga (6621) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium offwhite head. Clear deep amber body with light
carbonation. Resiny biscuity malt aroma with spicy citric notes.
Dry-sweet resiny spicy cardamom taste with citric fruity notes.
Mid-bodied. Mild, smooth mouthfeel. Dry resiny spicy cardamom
aftertaste with citric biscuit and wood notes. Very nice, full
of flavour, yet highly drinkable. Has that class US malt
character. (0.65l bottle, from Kihoskh, Copenhagen.)
wyzzywyz22 (2094) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, Kris Wines, London. Poured a clear amber colour with a fading white head and some lace. Nose was caramel malts, piney hop and tropical fruits. Nice. Fullish mouthfeel. Flavour was resinous hop, caramel malts, orange, pine and wood . Robust bitterness with some alcohol coming through towards the finish. Very solid IPA that just falls short of greatness.
Reynolds314 (2755) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 3, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Overly sweet malty and oily DIPA. The malts are far too forward and the hops dont seem fresh or inviting. Stale metallic and hugely malty.
Ron (2906) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish. The alcohol is well hidden. Can’t taste it, just feel it. Great stuff.
Ernesto987 (4415) - Arizona, USA - NOV 1, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
I really hate big malty ipas. This is sweet boozy and pennies, I hate these as much as wheat wines