erickok (2805) - Tours, FRANCE - SEP 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Copper brown bodied and creamy pearl white head. Lots of yeast residue, maybe poured too much. . Rich fresh fruits like papaja, mango and grapefruit, but a malty yeast base like American IPAs can do so well. Taste isn’t as rich but more fresher and with lots of flavour. Good bitterness to make this drink range refreshing. Like the balance between sweet nose and crisp hoppy yet full body. Well made. Summery but without compromise. (33cl bottle, okay price)
tiong (2768) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle @ Kahdet Kasvot, Tampere
Pours light yellowish orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of citrusy hops, caramel malts and fruits. Taste is fresh with fruity hops, citrus, lemon and caramel malts. Finish is fresh fruity with some bitterness and lemony notes. Well balanced and tasty pale ale.
Idiosynkrasie (2723) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Slightly cloudy orangey golden colour with huge firm frothy lacing minimally off-white head. Superp hop aroma, slightly resinous, sweet fruity notes. Taste is creamy soft, with a constant dry to bitter hoppy overtone and a changing malt basis with a firstly predominant wheat touch, later slightly sweet fruity notes. Dry to bitter hoppy finish.
JohnRMurdoch (2683) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Keg @ BrewDog. Muddy amber brown colour, not much head. Big hop aroma. Massive dry citrus fruit hop & mango flavour. Grapefruit aftertaste. A great pale ale.
zvikar (2517) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Pours orange to yellow with a medium head, aroma of lemon, pomelo, malt, cheese, flavor is bitter with some grapefruit skin, malt, pretty refreshing, medium bodied, good
jesperhammer (2510) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
20-APR-2012, bottle @home, from "Ølbutikken".
Hash golden with off-white lasting head.
Very hoppy and piney with kerosene.
Citric, quite oily. Very fine pale ale.
JanLaursen (2483) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Mikkeller Bar. Hazzy orange with a small foamy off-white head. Aroma is ethereal and tropic fruity with notes of peach, mango, passionfruit and pineapple. Quite sweet and medium bitter in the mouth, with a fruity and semi dry finish. A little too much fruit punch for my liking.
mile (2443) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark golden, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, faint caramel, tropical fruitiness and lots of grapefruit - some piney and some herbal hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and dryish flavor, light caramel, tropical fruitiness and piney - some herbal hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dry, light caramel and light tropical fruitiness, lots of piney and herbal hoppyness. Dry and fruity APA, nice bitterness considering the body - not too much caramel.
Frovigalning (2410) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget (special order). It poured a hazy orange-golden liquid with a big white head. Fresh hoppy smell with citrus, grass and fruits. Similar taste with a strong bitterness. Very nice, perfect now when summer is coming.
Pyrmir (2361) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Nose is mild; malt, fruity tones and hay/grain. Taste is sweet malts, peaches with hints of grass.