DuffMan (7999) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 25, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tao in the Karl Strauss taproom in LAX terminal 2. Bright orange amber, piney resinous aroma and flavour, grapefruit. Lightly toasty malt, dry, very bitter finish. Really nice.
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 20, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On Tap at Naja’s. Pours with a small white head over a clear orange body. Aroma of mango, cane sugar and caramel. Taste is mango, thin, citrus hops, and sugar. Light bubbles.
KyotoLefty (7571) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 28, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at LAX.
Medium copper. Decent citrus nose, grass, light caramel. Flavor is somewhat sweet, with decent hops and a bit too much caramel. Noce grassy hop finish. Decent, not inspiring.
marcus (7563) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 22, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This amber ale poured with a decent off-white head and a toffee aroma. There is a substantial caramel malt flavor that is a bit harsh, and some pine and citrus caused by the hopping. This is a drinkable beer, but not especially satisfying.
olio (7542) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle. BBE 06.01.2016.
Pours clear golden color with a large white head. Piney, grassy aroma, mandarin and orange peel too, floral hops and faint resin. Grapefruity, citric flavor, subtle caramel sweetness, some hops, pale malts and distant toffee notes. Juicy fruitiness on the aftertaste. Very easy to drink, a decent juicy IPA.
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Amber beer with a whitish head. Grapefruit and summer fruit aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with caramel backing. Medium bodied. OK bitterness. Grapefruit and summer fruit lingers with caramel.
Ibrew2or3 (7489) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber pours clear copper with light tan head. The aroma is pretty full with lots of malts, caramel malts and nuttiness with echoes of pine hops. I seem to have gotten an old bottle. The taste has aged blunted pine hop flavor and pine hop bitterness. The malts have made deep in-roads into the flavor. I need to try this again with a fresh bottle.
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
35,5 cl bottle @ Sankt Hans Tasting, Ulfborg
Aroma has tropical fruits and some sweetish fruit juice. Flavour has strong grapefruity tones, tropical fruits and some mild alcohol tones. I like the aggressive hops here. Delicious.
motelpogo (7239) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, picked up at dan murphy’s somewhere between gosford and terrigal. amber with a steady head; plenty of grapefruit in the aroma; decent bitterness, perhaps a bit heavy on the caramel but pretty drinkable nonetheless
lusikka (7119) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
355 ml bottle. Rated on 16.10.2012.
Pours a copper orange colour without a head. Aroma of grains, metals and some fruitiness. Flavour of harsh grainy malts, grassy hops, metals and some alcohol. Harsh on the palate with a bitter grainy finish. Alcohol comes through in the finish as well. Not very good.