Lore (1512) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 15, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
cloudy orange colour, huge off-white head, which lasts for several minutes; aroma of citruses (grapefruit), tropical fruits (mango), peach, some pine notes and hints of honey; taste of grapefruity-tropical fruity-piney hops and some maltyness - less complex, than the aroma; very good APA
Saeglopur (1112) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - AUG 10, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Mikkeller Webshop. Amber, hazy body, with a big, creamy, white head. Thick fruity, juicy aroma, like mango, pineapple and loads of other tropical fruits, some pine, some biscuit. Taste follows this, also very juicy, but not as thick as the nose, with some balancing caramel malt. Mouthfeel is refreshingly light, slick, with a lively carbonation and it finishes moderate bitter and very fruity again. Delicious! A tasty fruit bomb, that has just the right amount of body, so that it is still very easy to drink. An almost perfect APA!
sulphursouls (42) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a darker, apricot nectar like deep reddish amber. Fruity and sweet aroma, couldn’t pick the fruit. The flavour had subtle malts, with a perfectly balanced hops finish.
Desverger (4231) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap@Beer Ditch, Malmö - amber pour with good white head. Punchy hoppy fruity aroma and taste, medium sweet malty, medley of citrus and topical fruits across the palate, easy drinking and quaffable. Lovely!
MirkoSabaudia (13) - - AUG 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A must try for any hophead. Intensely hoppy, but not as well balanced as some of the highly hopped beers. Still, its really good.
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
April 2010. Bottle. Amber/copper color with a white head. Very hoppy and balanced throughout. Great beer.
DrSilverworm (8685) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
16.9oz bottle, on closeout for $2 at DEP’s. Darker color... Red / orange / brown, mostly hazy. Thin khaki head. Medium body. Some lace. Smooth, light crisp carbonation. Good viscosity, but more dry over all. Nice citrusy hop flavor. Good bready malt. Hint of vanilla. Sweeter taste, very light bitter. Very interesting flavor. Earthy. Spicy hops, kind of creamy flavor. Great, sweet pale ale, even as old as it likely is
Chudwick (2476) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAR 5, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
16.9oz bottle - pours grapefruit orange with ivory head and great lacing. Nose is caramel, something very similar to the Mendocino malts I love and floral hops. Flavor adds bready qualities. Well balanced and almost chewy. Another European beer that questions my preconception of how a style should taste, look, etc. love it for the aromatic metonymy. Totally worth the $1.99.
gyllenbock (5900) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Bishop Folkis, January 2013.
Slightly hazy amber with a medium white head. Aroma and taste of floral hops, citrus, malt and some toffee. Easy to drink, not that bitter. Descent.
laiti (7563) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
50 cl bottle @ Kaarna, Helsinki. Rated on 06.04.2010
Aroma has resiny notes, gooseberry bush, some exotic fruits and biscuits. Flavour has caramel, pine needles, resiny notes, some exotic fruits and hints of nettles. A nice, balanced and refreshing APA, too bad that this isn’t in production anymore.