icehawk (831) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2014
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Pours a straw color with nice foamy white head. Aroma hints at a huge malt bomb; sweet and sticky. Taste is bitter, no real citrus coming through and an overly big malt backbone. More personal taste than anything, but I really don’t care for this style of IPA. Can may have had some age on it, would like to try fresh as some point.
peteinSD (1233) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Golden pour with a frothy white head. Minimal bitterness (no floral notes) and some light sweet malt in the aroma. Taste is dry bitterness and sweet malt - no pine, no floral notes, and no citrus. Semi-clean mouthfeel. Basic; below average for style.
Tsekouratos (86) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - DEC 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
355ml can from The Local Pub, Athens. Sparkling orange color with a white head that left lacings on the glass. Aromas of pine, citrus and tropical fruits at first. The taste was pretty much the same, more intense with bitter orange and maybe lemon. Holding the sip in the mouth for a couple of seconds added a nice sweetness to second the hops. The aftertaste was long and dry and very pleasant. The body was light to medium and the carbonation was medium, maybe the only disadvantage. I prefer a more flat carbo profile. A very nice beer, nontheless!!
VastActiv (2003) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Originally rated 31032012. Colour is clear yellow with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts.
daknole (8327) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from the can. Yellow with a white head. Citrus hops, some tropical fruit, grassy hops.
drunk_again (116) - GREECE - DEC 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml can. light unclear golden color. aroma of lychee, citrus and caramel. taste of fruits with malt notes.
chuckstout (224) - Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bready, floral aromas, pours a clear golden color with a nice white head and good lacing. Citrus, resin, a sweetness, yet dry and bitter
Oscbert (961) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
~Bready malt aroma with strong pineapple notes, some grassiness and spice from hops. Aroma makes my mouth water.
~Pours a slightly hazy gold color with lasting creamy white head.
~Bitter hops, floral and piney, with pineapple and grapefruit, bready malt character.
~medium full bodied, with medium CO2, lingering earthy hop finish.
~Great for hop heads, A bit bitter for my taste but still enjoyable to drink.
varanid99 (403) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light gold, slightly hazy, thin but long lasting white head and good lacing. Piney, orange aromas, taste is similar. Fairly good bitterness which lingers a little
harrymel (1439) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice golden raisen ale with an etched surface and a rim of light white foam. Excellent clarity. Smells kinda weak, some pine, peach and a healthy crystal malt sweetness. Taste is bitter and carries grapefruit pith, some dry orange peel, some biscuit and sweet malts. Medium bodied and moderate carb with a dry finish. It seems like a par for the course beer.