omhper (18314) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2011
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear amber, rich head. Striking perfumy nose with gooseberry and black currant. Sweet and full bodied with loads of perfumy hops. Hugely bitter finish. Though getting a bit syrupy, the zesty massive hoppiness outweighs that, and it remains a relatively drinkable hop bomb.
anders37 (14708) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus grapefruit flavor with piney hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear orange body with a medium cream head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, nuts, pine, and caramel. Flavor of caramel malt, orange juice, roasted grain, grass, lemon, subtle honey, and nuts with a dry, bitter finish.
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Small but persistent off-white head atop lightly hazed dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, pine, light catty. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, grapefruit, some mango, bread/caramel. Medium body, fairly resiny/chewy, light acidity.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2012
Date: August 20, 2011
Appearance: clear orange, wispy beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet pine aroma, light peppery spicyness
Flavor: sweet pine flavor, light peppery character, just a touch of bitterness
Overall: liquid hops
Date: April 06, 2012
Source: total wine ga
earthier with more of a caramel character, sticky sweet pine is balanced with the heavier malt,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Score: *** /4
jcwattsrugger (10724) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-pours copper with a tan head. Aroma is resin/floral/herbal-tea, 2nd medium malt. Taste is resin/herbal-tea hops with some bite, 2nd medium malt-caramel/peat-or is it Pete?
bhensonb (9811) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Purs dark ruddy copper with a slight off-white head. Warmmalty aroma with a hint of earthy. Fulll boided. Lots of caramel. Hop is smooth, but not strongly bitter - sort of like a bitter barley wine. It has really great flavor.
Travlr (9808) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Clear deep amber color, medium white head. Aroma of flowers, citrus. Taste is caramel, bitter lemon, pine resin. Strong stuff.
Tmoney99 (9576) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex citrus hop aroma. Moderate to heavy bitter flavor with a moderate to heavy bitter finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate alcohol bite at the finish. This is a standout brew.
brokensail (9106) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 20, 2011
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
A: The beer pours a dark amber color with a finger of off-white head.
S: Horrible, horrible nose. Butter and booze are prominent and there is a ton of sweetness in the form of caramel, toffee, and brown sugar. Some piney hops and a bit of an herbal note to it as well.
T: The flavor starts off with a moderate bitterness from the piney hops and some citrus peel. But, there is a lot of butter and sweet caramel and toffee.
M: Medium to full in body with a medium carbonation.
O: Just too buttery and sweet...blech.