tiong (3073) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen
Pours dark orange with a small white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, citrus, exotic fruits and grassy hops. Taste is smooth, mildly fruity and citrusy with caramely malts. Finish is fruity and smooth with citrusy and malty notes. Decent IPA.
lusikka (5341) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a golden amber colour with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, grass and caramel malts.Flavour of caramel malts, floral hops, grapefruit and strong citrusy tanginess. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bitter, floral, grapefruity finish. A rather straightforward and pleasant IPA.
olio (5278) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle.
Pours hazy copper color with small head. Aroma of floral hops, citrus fruits, pine needles and orange peel. Flavor of citrus fruits, mild caramel malts, some goose berries and resiny hops. Nice.
MF666 (225) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rav farvet hvid tæt skum, dufter syrlig humlet, citruS smag oh en let bitterhed, blomster, tør eftersmag
gunnar (4868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours cloudy dark golden with a huge frothy off-white head.Nice citrus aroma, pine resins. Taste is fresh and crisp hops, lemon and resiny, long lasting with some mint at the final, good stuff.
beersearcher (2296) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark orange. Seeing a little sediment here too. Possibly too old of a bottle. Has a more DIPA aroma to it. Not getting much orange or lemon here. The taste has a sharp bitterness that really sticks to the roof of the mouth. Getting some lemon peel notes on the sides of my tongue. I will need to review a fresher version of this.
Pyrmir (2766) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap, rated from backlog. Nose is fresh and hoppy with orange and lemon, pine, hints of bread and orange peel. Taste is malty and sweet with orange and lemon zest, caramel, bread, pine, grass and resin.
BaroneBirra (231) - Gorizia, ITALY - APR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,33 bottle. opalescent pale copper with big soft foam. typical IPA rich aroma dominated by lemon and sweet spices. fruity and bitter taste with a significant malt presence, but the characteristic detergent sensation of other IPA is not so strong. strong bitterness also in the aftertaste. quite smooth texture, medium body. very balanced for the style: just what I expect from an IPA!
maekchu (1766) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Asahiya. Solid caramel aroma, along with some fumes. Dark copper-orange color, with a one-finger creamy head. Caramel and pine resin initial / balanced mid / good malty sweetness. Medium body. Good enough. Citra doesn’t come through as much as I’d like. A bit too sweet, really.
beer-yum (358) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 31, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2013 Absolutely brilliant beer. I’m a big-time Citra fan and love this one because it’s not a ’double’ and therefore conducive to greater consumption. Is using a single hop this good not tantamount to ’cheating’? If so, maybe cheating ain’t so bad! A ’to die for’ beer.