kerenmk (3206) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks zvikar. Clear golden orange, white head. Grapefruit, pine and rather delicate aroma, bitter, also piney and delicate taste. Rather light body, citrusy finish.
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle from Premier Gourmet - enjoyed in a Cantillon glass whilst watching game 6 of Leafs v. Bruins (so sucks might apply nicely). Hazy gold, large white lasting head. Hops. Hopz. HOPZ!!!! Average body, light astringency, catty APA type finish - bloody nice. These guys don’t get enough love.
jercraigs (8423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013-04-29. Crisp bright orange body, small off white head. 3+ Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, oily resiny orange citrus. 7++ Flavour is similarly hoppy, with lots of resiny citrus oil characteristics, orange peel and light alcoholic undertones, particularly in the finish. Very smooth medium bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3++ Solid, relatively simple but very nice hop character throughout. Bottle at Farmhouse, Burlington
Sammy (9450) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great hop aroma. Generous head. Above average mouthfeel. Good malt backing. Nicely drinkable IPA. Recent bottle from Premier Gourmet.
lusikka (7047) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml bottle.
Pours a clear copper colour with a white creamy head. Aroma of caramel, resin, cereal and hay. Flavour of caramel malts, resin, floral hops, grass and some metallic notes, as I’ve had on other Lagunitas brews as well. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a dry, floral, metallic finish. Somehow I don’t like these Lagunitas beers that much as the metallic notes tend to ruin the flavour.
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
35,5 cl bottle @ olio, bottled 02/2013
Aroma has fruits, resin, some hops, caramel and biscuits. Flavour has resin, some fruity hops, some caramel and hay. A bit harsh finish with gooseberry bush and metal. Decent.
tiong (4649) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle @ Super IPA tasting from a trade, thanks cp45
Bottled 6th February 2013 - Pours clear golden orange with a large foamy head. Aroma of fruity hops, grassy notes, biscuity malts and crisp caramel. Taste is crisp and hoppy with notes of fruits, grass, biscuity malts and hints of stingy metallic notes. Finish is malty, hoppy and fruity with some biscuity notes. Quite balanced malty IPA.
olio (7431) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of toffee, floral notes, some caramel and some sweet fruits. Flavor of mild fruits, some toffee, mild metal notes, caramel and resin. Soft carbonation, some sweet fruits on the aftertaste.
meb137 (6) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2013 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This beer is definitely a must have. It’s aroma and appearance alone make it a necessary buy.
sm5561 (118) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy gold with two finger white head that leaves nice lacing. The aroma is very nice with grapefruit and peach notes. The taste follows with a some malts in background. It finishes with a moderate bitterness. It has a nice feel, full body and a soft woolly texture.