BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 30, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye (Marked best by 08/01/11 and as batch 01.01.). Pours with a large white head over a hazed orange body. Pine hops and light alcohol, caramel and earth. Taste is hoppy with orange, honey, caramel and light florals. Light bubbles.
Plovmand (7884) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Hazy golden body with a huge froth white head. Lovely piney aroma with lots of grass, grapefruit, exotic fruit like passion fruit and peach. Medium bodied. Sweet malty flavour with lots of pine. Caramel, more exotic fruit, pepper, grass and flowers. It ends up very bitter like grapefruit. Very dry.
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Pikkulintu. Rated @ 6.3.2010.
Hazy amber colour with a strong off-white head. Nice lacing on the glass. Fruits, citrus and spices on the nose - very DIPA-like. Flavour is floral hops, citrus, caramel, grapefruit and malts. Full bodied with an oily texture and a nice balance. Very good.
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Řrsted Řlbar 8/29/09: Pours a transparent copper orange with a thin wispy-lacing white head. Aroma of sweet caramely malt with a citrusy orange and grapefruity hoppy nose. Starts with good rich caramel malty fullness and lots of sweet juicy rapefruity hops before a full bittersweet finish. A pretty well-balanced and enjoyable IIPA.
larsniclas (6727) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled at Tre smĺ rum, Gothenburg
Slightly hazy golden.
Flowery and citric aroma with passion-fruits and apricots.
Pretty high bitterness.
Vinous flavour with a lot of tropical fruits.
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Refreshing, light, piney. Very nice crisp bitter rfinish.
For anyone esle this would be a milestone, for Mikkeller this is another fine beer without being in their top 10.
caesar (6686) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Copenhagen Beerfestival 09. Dark hazy color, short head. Aroma of hop. Crisp and dry bitter taste. Some pineapple, bit citrus. Decent DIPA.
mjs (6576) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle at 19Glas, Stockholm, on 2009-07-27) Orange and cloudy. Medium sized, white and long lasting beautiful head. Hops and sweetness in aroma. Medium bodied and dry palate with medium carbonation. Malts, hops, sweetness, grass, citricness, pine, lightly smoke and bitterness in taste. Hops, malts and bitterness in aftertaste.
ekstedt (6528) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (33 cl) from Ölbutikken, Copenhagen, Denmark. Hazy deep golden, medium white head. Fruity, aromatic aroma, clearly brewed with belgian yeast, with notes of tropical fruits. Medium bodied and smooth. Very refreshing, dry with a kind of gentle bitterness, surprisingly for a Mikkeller brew.
tiong (6511) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Originally rated on 6.3.2010. Slightly boozy and hoppy IIPA with notes of fruits, malts and alcohol