_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours hazy pale amber with a big frothy webby goldenish white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some sticky trace on the glass. Smell is very fruity and funky with crackers, mango, starfruit, passionfruit, pineapple, grapefruit juice, biscuits, barnyard, leather, white pepper corns and dry soil. Taste is bitter, fruity and tiny spicy with crackers, grapefruit rinds, passionfruit, biscuits, gooseberries, starfruit, pineapple, dry wood, white pepper corns, leather, dry soil and white grapes. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter and slightly fruity with crackers, grapefruit rinds, dry wood, white pepper corns, passionfruit and barnyard. Good refreshing stuff…
DuffMan (7030) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Cloudy orange, medium white head. Funky aroma, citrus undertones. Hoppy bitter body, moderate funk, tart dry finish.
ZShelt (7) - Alabama, USA - MAY 4, 2013 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
The best thing that Mikkeller has done in a while. I love this style-very dimilar to galaxy white. Worth the dollars because of the awesome SHTANK.
Zymurgeist2 (1111) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle to tulip. Nice floral and citrus with slight grass and wet blanket. Hazy brushed gold with full white head. Massive floral flavor with strong backbone of bready malt. Sweet cracker at finish. Some barnyard from the Brett is restrained but works well.
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Amber coluored. Unclear. Dense light beige head. aRoma: sweetness, fruits, herbs, flowers, spice, Flavour: Flowers, caramel, herbs, some tropical fruits, grape, Medium to full bodied. Ends flowery bitter.
humlelala (1037) - DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(sample courtesy of Yespr) Pours a hazy amber with little to no head. No lace or regeneration. Aroma is strong horseblanket with notes of fruity hops. Oily texture, pretty flat carbonation, completely dry and somewhat tart finish. Flavour is somewhat bitter with a dry, cidery edge.
thornecb (4539) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - APR 27, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy gold into a tulip. White head with excellent retention recedes leaving thick railing sheets. Sweet funk, marshmallow, tropical fruit, citrus and resin aromas. Soft with tangerine and marshmallow upfront turning to grapefruit and pith in the dry, lasting finish.
oh6gdx (20919) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@vPBFII. Hazy golden colour, small white head. Aroma is toffee, and quite herbal hops. Flavour is fruity, floral and some nectary notes. Balanced and actually nice IPA.
laiti (5968) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
75 cl bottle @ wPBF’13
Aroma has lots of urinal cake. Also lots of earthy notes and citrus. Flavour has citrus, urinal cake, earthy notes and biscuits. Foamy palate is way too high on CO2. Very farmhouse. And very nice.
olio (6521) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
65 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours golden color with a small head. Aroma of fruits, caramel and hay. Flavor is the same with some hops .