zacgillbanks (4395) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Dark amber coloured with red fruit and peppery hop flavours, citrus notes and a creamy orange marmalade finish.
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. Deep hazy amber with small head. As usual, there’s the standard malty base for the Mikkeller single hop series. It’s maltier than I prefer, but in this context, it works very well. I find myself indifferent with Warrior hops. I prefer something with distinct citrus or pine (or both). There’s a pleasant hoppy bite, but the flavor is just a bit lacking.
angel77 (2349) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella de 33 cl de 2d2dspuma tomada en mayo de 2013. Tonos muy suaves, hierbas, resinosos y pinos que se van diluyendo a medida que va calentando. Cuerpo medio. Bastante buena, para repetir sin duda.
Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From notes. Poured hazy orange, with a small off-white head. Cheese, foot, hops, yeast, honey, caramel, hints of tropical fruits in the aroma. Medium bodied with plenty of carbonation. Bitter, hoppy finish.
allmyvinyl (9358) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Famously named after the Euros Childs tune, from the excellent ’Bore Da’ album (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfGnVmM1Bg4 the Warrior hop is much underrated for its aromatic properties, generally being used as a cheap bittering hop by the la(r)ger breweries. You know what though? It’s pretty good, in an orangey kinda way. WARRIOR!!!! WARRIOR!!!! (got it at Nina’s, Edinburgh)
monoroc (49) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours cloudy copper color with a large off white head. Aroma is citrus, orange, malt with a bit of grass. Tasting malt, oranges, grass with a medium-strong, slowly spreading and long lasting bitterness. More bitter than the other IPAs from Mikkellers Single Hop Series, but quite good though.
weark (637) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JAN 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Erzbierschof / Dark amber color, massive off-white head / Aroma of fresh hops, citrusy, grapefruit and lemon / flavor is citrusy, malty, orange and grapefruit / Medium body, medium-strong bitterness, dry, good carbonation, long dry bitter grapefruit finish / good
jamestulloch (3375) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Nina’s Mini Market. Murky amber body with a medium off-white head. Steady carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of onion, caramel and blood orange. Flavour of orange, biscuit and wood. Biting bitterness. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Lively fizz. I think this hop’s flavour characteristics aren’t strong enough to carry a single-hopped beer. Nice bitterness though.
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Chunky dead yeast suspended in a copper sea with a large tan head. Aroma of citrus, pine, tropical fruit and toasted pale malts. Taste is bland with malt, vegetal notes, some citrus and finishes dry and bitter.
maekchu (3400) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Asahiya. Lots of caramel in the aroma, also some dirt or fertilizer. Amber color. The basic flavor is caramel throughout with a slightly stinging hoppiness. Medium-heavy body, with the hops as a texture. Tasty and substantial. The earthy notes are a bit much.