BVery (8691) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy orange pour with a nice big white head and good lacing. Nose is lemon citrus and floral hops. Moderate palate. Taste is lemon, slight caramel, and some floral/herb character. Good stuff.
Benzai (11363) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Slightly hazy dark orange color, average sized off-white head that leaves fair lacing. Smell malts, hops, wet grass. Taste malts, hops, light to moderately fruity, moderately bitter with a nice bitter finish. Medium body and carbo.
DutchDrebus (5110) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ benzai. Deep hazy orange colour with a big white head. Smells hoppy, honey, hay. Tastes hoppy, fruity, sweet and fresh. Great carbo, medium body.
TimE (4347) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 7, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
light amber color, big caramel and piney nose, but myth was a bit oxadized. Not as lively or fresh as the tet. Clearly not in top shape.
Butters (3991) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled side by side with the galena at The Porter in little five points in Altanta. Both pour a clear amber/copper with ring of offwhite head. but the nugget seams to stick a little better. The aroma of the nugget is a little ’sweeter’ on the nose. Flavor is more bitter than the galena however, and hints of grapefruit and lavender. I prefer the flavor of this one.
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasting Session of Mikkeller Hop Series: Tasting nr 13. Darker amber coloured beer with some lighter carbonation and a medium slightly off white head. Stronger bitter hoppy hinted aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is smouth with a longer quite bitter fruity touched ending.
Leighton (15382) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CPK. Pours ruby with a rich, white foam head. Caramel, toast and light leaves in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor with toasted sugar, toasted grass, ripe fruits, berry jam, leaves and light caramel. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Mild sticky finish with dry, toasted grass, orange citrus and mild dirt. Very decent IPA.
shoulderbroken (3061) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle bought at Cask and drunk at home. Pours amber copper colour with decent bubbly gold head. Aroma is lemon citrus hops, bit of sweetness. Slightly floral. Quite nice. Bit biscuit malt, touch of spice. Taste is lemony, bit of creamy malt, citrus finish. Very drinkable and a bit more bitter than some of the others I have tried. Almost grassy hop at the end. Very nice.
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Reddish copper. Sweet caramel malts. Hops are there but struggles. Tad too sweet and malty.
Anova167 (314) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - MAR 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This one makes me want to find the other 18 varieties. Not the best beer, but not really the point. The aroma is earthy with a bit of resin and florals. The flavor is similar. This isn’t a hop that I have ever used brewing as I normally prefer other. Glad I got to try it hear.