Sigmund (4499) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange to amber colour, large to moderate head, slightly off-white. Resinous and slightly catty aroma. Solid bitterness, but the flavour has also some resinous and grapefruity notes. Not bad.
abemorsten (2192) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml shared bottle kindly provided by gunnar. Bottle no. 16 during our Mikkeller Hop Series tasting. Cloudy deep golden body saturated with small particles and a small creamy light brown head leaving excellent lacing. Inviting fruity piny malty floral and a little meaty nose. Malty and bitter with notes of dried peach and a hint of salt. Full bodied. Bitter finish.
gunnar (4300) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Ølkonsortiet, Ålborg. Pours cloudy golden with a big creamy off-white head.Aroma is noticeable malty, with a strong hop presence, citrus and pine. Taste is strong bitter pine, lingering all the way. Weak for this one, I know.
Beer4000 (4096) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml @ Yngwies, all 19 varieties of single hop beers tasted at the same day in September 2011. Slightly unclear, deep golden body with a dense off-white head. Nice, quite strong citric fruit aroma with pine and caramel. Flavor is bitter and citric fruity with grass and pine on caramel malt. Long and bitter aftertaste. One of the best single hop.
Wim (2463) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
amber coloured body with a white head a spicy hoppy little fruity aroma a spicy hoppy bitter taste with a bitter finish
DSG (4677) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[5/13/12] Draught at Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen. Clear bright deep orange. Nice hoppy aroma with citrus and tropical fruits. Pretty dry flavor with light graininess and lots of fresh fruity hops and a good dose of bitterness. Medium-bodied. Good stuff.
bierkoning (9554) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber color. Red berries, oily hops, pineapple and melon in the aroma. Lime flavor with oily hopbitterness. Pineapple and red berries. Sharp citrus notes and a long aftertaste.
Bart (2944) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasting Session of Mikkeller Hop Series: Tasting nr 18. Darker amber coloured beer with some lighter carbonation and a medium slightly off white head. Nice balanced hoppy hinted aroma. Full palate. Finish is rathersmouth bitter with some more fruity and dry hoppy endings. Nice.
Benzai (5731) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle @ home. Clear light amber color, full lightly creamy off-white to beige head that leaves a good lacing. Smell and taste hops, fruits and bitter. Very nice, good balance. Medium body, medium carbo. One of the better beers of this Hop Series.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Butters at the Baltimore Irish Hannukah Gathering, 3/17/12. Pours a clear copper color with a large frothy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of earthy hops with caramel malts. The taste is bitter earthy citrusy hops. Medium bodied.