SVD (1317) - NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home, golden beer with a medium head. Aroma is tropical fruit, pine, hops. Taste is the same, malt, bitter. long bitter aftertaste. quite nice.
dutchbeerpages (2181) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
There should be an extra rating for the beauty of the bottle. Wonderful. The beer itself is an ok, though heavypalated, IPA. Great to see this in our supermarkets though. From the AH in Mijdrecht.
alexanderj (3524) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 22, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured an Amber xikor with an off white head. Aroma of toffee, earth, and some earth. Toasters toffee and mildly hopped
thanatosti (1435) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
35,5 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Albert Heijn Culemborg.
Clear yellow with a white head. Tropical fruit aroma with some pine as well.Nice bitter taste and dry finish. Good solid IPA
Vaiz (4190) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour, thin white head. Aroma of fruity hops, slighty spicy, some citrus, pine and quite floral. Flavor is quite bitter, fruity and with a decent body. Nice subtle but refreshing ipa.
AshtonMcCobb (5036) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Appellation Wines Comely Bank.
Appearance - bright copper with a nice fluffy head.
Nose - pine and lemon.
Taste - grapefruit and lemon. Light malt at the back.
Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - this grew on me!
Countbeer (5982) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Clear yellow body with a white head.
Aromas of herbal and floral tones, some nettle, hoppy fruits and light resin.
Flavour is bitter, floral, grassy, some herbal and light hoppy tints, light fruit tints, light dry and some malts...
Aftertaste is bitter, grassy, light floral, light dry...
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied.
Decent but expected a bit more.
PotjeBier (2623) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle (first beer in a long tome from Albert Heijn...). Clear light golden color. White head, with a thin layer retention. Aroma’s: resinous, citrussy, some grain/malt. Citrus is a bit more upfront retronasal with light malty sweetness. Flavor is light to moderate bitter with a light malty sweetness. Medium bodied. Finishes with a pleasant moderate bitterness. Nice enough.
Douberd (4632) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Kona Castaway IPA) Bottle 355 ml at home, from local Albert Heijn, served into a shaker. ABV 6%
Deep golden yellow colour on the body, crystal clear and with good activity in the glass. Small and a bit thin white head on top, with average retention.
Aroma has light tropical fruits, light grapefruit, orange peel. Quite faint.
Taste is nicely bitter and more intense, with citrus, light grapefruit, orange peels, a bit of pine, tropical fruits on the finish, fresh grass.
Medium thin body wiht good carbonation, quite dry on the palate.
jmgreenuk (7303) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 17, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Albert Heijn, Den Haag. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a thin broken white head with some bubbly lace. The aroma is grassy pine needle hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a big woody hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.