gunnar (4745) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours clear dark golden with a small fast diminishing white head. Aroma is hoppy, grassy, pine and spicy. Taste is fresh, light crisp hops, piney and spicy, well balanced, with a light sweet toffee finish.
Borresteijn (4336) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl Bottle from Drankenhandel Francoise. Slightly hazy honey/copper colour, white head. Aroma of toffee, confit fruits, some sweet lemon, old hops. Flavour is medium-sweet, malty, toffee, fruits, some citrus, light-bitter finish. Light-bodied, oily mouthfeel. Thoroughly enjoyable IMHO.
mr_h (2322) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from Peckham’s, Glassford Street, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin white head, toffee aroma with a hint of spiciness, vanilla, malty, high carbonation, fairly standard bitter
JohnRMurdoch (2889) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle shared with mr_h. Spicy sweet toffee malt aroma. Grassy vanilla malt flavour, bitter aftertaste. Standard bottled bitter.
altonbrownd (4586) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
At Bukowski in Brixton Market. Nice dark amber body with medium head. Nose is of roasty malts, caramel, and fruits. Taste is hoppy, fruitty and bitter. Nice creamy texture. Well done.
sic1314 (2430) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured medium amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of light floral hops, soft malt. Medium body, slight carbonated, flavour of sweet red berries, floral notes and caramel malt.
Kingi (441) - - OCT 25, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
clear copper colour white head. some soft malt notes on the aroma. taste is light malts, light bitterness. light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, dry finish. ok but nothing great.
k0mpsa (898) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from ales by mail. Clear deep golden color, white head. Aroma is malts and light hops, some fruity notes. Malty body, light hops, lemon, medium-light body.
Geiserich (3084) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Shy hoppy aroma. Copper color, very low, quickly diminishing head. Flavor is few malty, light fruity with grapefruits or lemon peel, bit thin bodied, citrus hops. Bite empthy, light bitter finish.
matstrange (30) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pretty average ipa. Quite a weak flavour compared many bit still pleasant enough with a smooth texture and supporting a local brewery is always a bonus.