Sammy (9537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours creamy golden with generous short-lasting white head and lace dots accumulate in the glass. Rich hop and malt aroma, boozy too. Bit above averge mouthfeel with a very acceptable C hop, understated..ageing may have served it well. Carbonation right there and suitable.
Nice 500 ml, expirey but a few weeks back. About average DIPA overall.
Geiserich (3698) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 21, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled: Fruity hop aroma, sweet oranges, citrus, flowers and malt. Dark ice-tea color, off-white head. Flavor is full of fruity hops and sweet malt. Medium to full bodied, notes of citrus, sweet malts. Light alcoholic, medium to intensive bitterness.
gunnar (6418) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 1, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle.Pours dark amber, with a moderate off white head. Lemon and malt aromas, some hops presence as well. Sweet and alcoholic, liquorice and caramel taste. Pine and hops at the rear.
Borresteijn (5412) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Hazy reddish amber colour, slighty off-white creamy head. Aroma of blood oranges, grapefruit, citrus, sugar, flowers and hops. Flavour is bitter and sweet oranges, grapefruit, some mango-like flavour, gets sweeter when the beer warms up. Finish is a light earthy hopbitterness. Medium to fullbodied. Solid double IPA.
MoritzF (8726) - GERMANY - FEB 15, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle) Cloudy, reddish amber colour with a short off-white foamy head. Moderately sweet and sightly toasted malty aroma with a touch of licorice and flowery, slightly piney and citrus-fruity hops. Sweet and moderately bitter flavour, full bodied with a medium carbonation. Solid malty, slightly toasted body with notes of caramel, licorice and a fruity and flowery hoppy accent, lingering into the moderately bitter finish with a well-rounded malty sweetness and delicate alcoholic notes (15.II.09).
Monkeypower (172) - Odense C, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy golden red with finetextured tanned head. Bitter aroma with citrus, malts, alcohol and sweet malt. Heavy flavor with citrus, pine, iodine and alchol.
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with a small beige head.
Aroma is honey, citrus and malt.
Flavor is hoppy, caramel and citrus\grape with notes of pine.
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Body-dark iced tea. Nose-cherry. Taste-cheese, fig, Cheetos, cream cheese, cookie dough, light cleaner, very very cheesy, light hop presence.
BeerHunter (12) - DENMARK - JAN 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Quite heavy DIPA with almost every possible aspects of aroma and taste. It’s a beauty, but you don’t drink that many. Nice clear amber color with a not that white head as expected. Very decent and a beer to try before you die.
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(50cl bottle, BB 13-12-2009) Pours a cloudy amber-brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of brown sugar, toasted bread, cherry, caramel, grass, and citrus. Flavor of rich malts (caramel, toasted) and mild hops (citrus, grass, light pine).