Beersiveknown (3450) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 27, 2015
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle at home from European Santa, cheers!
mid amber with steady stream of bubbles, fairly sweet, ginger spice, fluffy offwhite head. Mid bodied, plasticky solvent notes, unpleasant finish. Not good.
Quack-Duck (8299) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from Kulovy Blesk. Deep golden with a white head. Malty with dried fruit, apricot, peach, some mango and shy but nice aromatic hops in the finish.
Beerhunter111 (8678) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from trade with Cuso, many thanks! Leicht trübes orangegelbes Bier mit einer ordentlichen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, reife Aprikosen, Pfirsich, gering hopfig. Geschmack sehr fruchtig, süß malzig, hopfig, Pfirsich, gering bitter.
Hermod (3512) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from my Secret Santa, thanks! bbe 09.02.15. Murky amber color, thick white head. Grainy aroma, red berries, gooseberries. Flavor has gooseberries, heavy malty, more fruitier towards finish. Full bodied, massive beer. For a strong lager this is quite nice. High drinkability.
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottled and on tap at klub malych pivovaru. pale golden, modest head, quite clear; pleasant aroma of white grape, lychee and caramel; decent bitterness, mellow texture, hints of weeds, lightly citric, zesty and fresh. hopefully a few czech breweries will try making lagers like this soon
MichaelAwesome (4750) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A nice and classic IPA piwo with some hops and very pleasing citrus moments in the aroma. Highly drinkable with a fruity background and some refreshing body. Enjoyed it.
McTapps (4751) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from trade with MisoW - many thanks, Michal! The beer has got a clear deep golden colour with an low head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus and straw. Taste of hops, citrus notes, pine, spruce, mild herbs, flowers and bread. Hints of straw. Easy drinkable with a refreshing character and medium carbonation. Enjoyed it.
rosenbergh (7510) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle. BB 28/12/2014. From a trade with Cuso. Thanks a lot Imro!
Slightly cloudy orangey golden colour with a small white head.
The aroma is berries, a lot of sweetness, some bitterness and malt.
The flavour is hops, bitterness, sweetness and some malt.
The bitterness stays and it’s not that pleasant. Harsh resiny bitterness.
mmahut (1195) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 2, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle, 02.10.2015. Pale body with low white head. Aroma has light DMS with evident alcohol nose, floral background. Taste has high earthy bitterness, cannot agree it is balanced, really of balance, light malty and vegetable support. Body is full, high carbonation. Evident flaws.
Cunningham (4999) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Hazy deep golden color with a fine white head. Ok lacing. Looks really nice.
Aroma: Rich caramel malty, mild hoppy and fruity. A bit mild aroma.
Palate: Medium (+) body. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Rich caramel/toffee, hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Tasty nice strong lager. Not many of these I really like..
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with Cuso