RichardW (1795) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg, Beerdock Crewe. Fresh citrus and fruit, zingy palate, sharp bitter finish, ckassic IPA.
tderoeck (6580) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
14/II/15 - 50cl bottle @ RBBWG IV (Beerlover_Ben’s place) - BB: n/a (2015-219) Thanks to Beerlover_Ben for sharing the bottle!
Clear dark blond beer, aery irregular off-white head, pretty stable, bit adheisve. aroma: lots of citrus, piny, bit resinous, very fruity, exotic fruits, grapefruit, some pineapple. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very resinous, bitter, pineapple, citrus, bit piny, grains, lemony touch, malts. Aftertaste: sweet malts, citrus, pretty bitter, resinous, little fruity.
Jur (457) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Wildeman, Amsterdam.
Hazy yellow, full fine white head. Fresh fruity citrus nose and flavour. Clean refreshing and straight. Dry finish, not that bitter. Pleasant ABV, 5,2%
minutemat (2740) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours clear gold with a bubbly white head. Huge fresh floral aroma continuing to a brilliantly summery citrus blend. Great stuff.
at_the_hop (65) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Perfect example of the new school IPA. Big hops without straying into too much bitterness and more fruits than Carmen mirandas hat. First sniff to the dregs this is a class act and a bucket list beer for me.
Stuu666 (7290) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours hazy golden brown, nose is resinous, pine, citra, taste is juicy fruit.
Gbgbrouge (349) - SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at tasting. Pours pale amber with white head. Aroma is fruity with citrus and some pine. Taste is bitter with a well balanced malt body and not too bitter finish. Nice!
ElManana (1220) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at RBBWG shared by beerlover_ben. Golden, orange with big head. Citrus, floral, malts, very balanced.
Leini (1402) - SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at a tasting event. Bright amber body with a medium head. Fruity with some malt notes.
Douberd (3419) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Marble Lagonda IPA) Bottle 500 ml at home, served into an english pint glass. ABV 5%
Pale golden yellow to orange colour on the body, intense activity in it. Huge, thick white head sitting on top, very good retention. Medium lacing on the glass.
Very nice aroma, lots of citrus and grapefruit, grassy hops, orange peel.
Taste follows, lots of citrus, lemon pie, orange peel, light tangerine.
Medium body with good carbonation, very dry palate.