larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium offwhite head. Hazy pale amber body with carbonation. Fruity strawberry aroma with spicy notes. Dry-acidic lemony wooden taste with mealy fruity notes. Mid-to-light body. Dryish-acidic mealy vinegary lemony aftertaste with resiny notes. Niceish, but a bit odd. Not sure it’s meant to be like this. (0.25l draft at Schouskjelleren, Oslo.)
Rune (8044) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
250ml, tap at Schouskjelleren. Hazy golden body. Dotted spots to the glass. Sweet citrus fruits to the nose. Sweet fruity taste, lots of oranges, and pine towards the finish. Bittersweet ending. Fine session qualities (Oslo, 10.12.2012).
Theis (13392) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Ølbutikken (Zwanze Day). Clear amber - white head. Nice fresh hoppy. Fruity. Ok bitterness. Orance. LIght malty. Juicy hoppy. Lovely freshness - high drinkability.
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar.
Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of hops and pine needles.
Fruity flavour of hops, grass and pine needles.
blackflag321 (481) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft in pint glass. Big, fresh aroma of sweet fruit and malt. Extremely smooth and full-bodied on the palate. This APA is head and shoulders above any other I have had.
hivemind (709) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ RnH (Kuhnhenn and Perennial night) with Andy and James. Light amber color, webby lacing on the glass. Soft, spritzy citrus hops without much bitterness. Short legs. Not a hop moster or anything, but drinkable and decent.
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Rattle & Hum, NYC. Golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Hoppy floral flavor, grassy, grapes, pine, biscuits, some, spicy notes, citrus, grass and some pear. Hoppy fruity flavor, grapes, pine, sweetish, pineapple, mango, floral, a little roasted, berries, milky notes. Bitter fruity finish with grapes, pine needles, pear and some perfume.
rosenbergh (6814) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the Fulton Grand, Brooklyn, NY.
Clear amber colour with no head.
Fruity sweet hops and malt in rather mild aroma.
Nice sweet (slightly sugary) fruity hops. Very drinkable APA.
drowland (6037) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
8/11/12. GTMW. Light orange pour with a small khaki head. Light citrus and hop in the aroma. More hops in the flavor with a solid malt backing. I have to say for a pale ale during GTMW, I dug it.
bwa5879 (655) - Portage, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear deep orange pour with thin foam head. Standard citrus hop scent. Somewhat low carbonation. Orangey pine flavor, kind of watery. Yeasty finish with hints of hops.