ysusi (19) - Mexico, - JAN 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Golden to amber color, very cloudy. Big creamy head, long lasting. Biscuity aromas, followed by citrus, some dust and a bit of pine, but less than expected. Almost no ginger. In mouth, mostly heavy bitterness. Very long finish. Nicely carbonated, sticky palate. A very good IPA, but less Christmas in the bottle than I expected
mambossa (172) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2015
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour into giant snifter, super active head and bright gold body. Nose of mineraly yeast, some stonefruit and citrus zest, no pine, no ginger. Flavor is the same; mineral off-flavor, heavy malt presence, not enough hops, fairly sweet. I suppose some festive pine and spice notes as it warms...Did I get a bad bottle? This was pretty disappointing. Too much undesirable mineraly notes.
Humlehode (366) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy golden with fluffy white head. Hoppy aroma of pine, grapefruit, lemon. Faint ginger notes. Medium bodied. Well balanced. Medium, balanced bitterness.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
borre_m (814) - NORWAY - NOV 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours Clear golden, aroms is hoppy With pine and some ginger. Taste is crisp and clean hoppy With some ginger., a light IPA, but balanced and Nice. Might be a tad too much ginger for me...
Vestergaard (1107) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a hazy golden with a big, white head. Aroma has sweet caramel malts, hops, resin, pine, not really any ginger, bread, very big malt presence. Taste is pretty sweet, but with a fairly nice hoppy bitterness to it. Pretty full bodied, average carbonation. Maybe a hint of the ginger in the late after taste.
DonKromann (26) - DENMARK - NOV 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap. Pours clear orange in color. Subtle bitterness, sweet flavor. Hints of orange.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
rekvium (140) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of resin, spruce, light caramel, seems sweet. Taste is a bit on the sweet side, with some light notes of nuts, caramel. Heavy notes of resin, spruce, light citrus, substantial bitterness. Alcohol well hidden. Too sweet for my taste, but quite enjoyable.
Saeglopur (1332) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - NOV 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle from Ammersin Centerstore.
Amber, hazy body, with a big, creamy, lacing, white head.
Aroma of grapefruit, pine, grass, orange, some passion fruit, some spices, some biscuit.
Tastes of grapefruit, orange, pine, resin, spices, biscuit, some alcohol.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes bitter, medium dry, piney, zesty, resinous, spicy, a bit malty, with some alcohol warmth.
Nice one. More on the heavy side, with a full, sweet malt backbone, but also with enough bitter, aromatic hops. Alcohol is quite present. I don’t get much of the ginger, except some spiciness from the background. Overall nothing outstanding, but nonetheless a nice, warming IPA for winter.
SNL (492) - - OCT 23, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Slightly hazy light golden color. Small white head.
Nice hoppy nose, taste is nice and hoppy with a citrus finish.
Medium body, soft carbonation.
altonbrownd (4590) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
1/24/2012 4:19:15 AM Bottle at Beer Temple at the end of a long night. Bold orange with bright head. Nose of hops and hops and hops. Reallynice. Taste is hops and citrus and spices. Quite enjoyable, as always.
rouhlas (1704) - GREECE - SEP 8, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From tap. Hazy golden orange color with off white head. Hoppy aroma, pine, juniper, grassy, light floral, spicy, citrusy fruity.Sweet and bitter taste like aroma with caramel malty notes. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.