oh6gdx (25127) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught@EBF2008. Deep hazy ambery colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity hops, alcohol, very sweet, and also has some mild notes of vanilla. Falvour is grass, alcohol, mild fruity hoppy dryness. Nice brew otherwise, but a little bit sticky sweet.
Theis (15116) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at EBF. Cloudy amber - white head. Baking yeast, berries, high hoppy, high resin, grassy, sweetness, sugar, pineneedles, fruity, grapefruity. Very nice - but again this baking yeast...
Dedollewaitor (15469) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at EBF: Muddy amber with a off white head. Nose is Simcoe hops... Pine, peach & grapefruit. Power bitter & sticky. Crisp. Body is medium. Some sweet malts & sugar. Extremely one dimensional but nevertheless very nice & tasty!
joergen (25813) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2008
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught at EBF 2008.
Hazy orange brown coloured with a small off white head.
Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles, grass and grape fruits with notes of caramel.
Fruity flavour of hops, grass and pine needles.
Dry hoppy finish.
saxo (16724) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at EBF Copenhagen. Medium head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich with hops and flowers. Fruity notes as well.
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice hop aroma. Deep amber color with a small off white head. Nice full body with a complex hop pattern. Very nice hop palate. Very nice.
thewolf (12023) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ EBF, 2008, Carlsberg.
Pours muddy brown with a small, creamy, film head. Aroma is lovely hoppy, very fruit, melons, apricot and grapefruit. Fine, creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is nicely hoppy, though never overly bitter. Apricot dominating over a fair caramel malt base. Really a nice IIPA.
TBone (16080) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark ruby-hazelnut brown color, not much head. Strong hop juice aroma. A bit sweet, extremely hoppy with licorice-malty flavors. Hops and malts both in extreme, a bit similar to Nøgne ø #100. Good beer when sampled in small quantities.
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at EBF 2008. Hazy amber colour with a small creamy head. Aroma and taste of sweet malts and fruits with a nice bitter finish. Oily palate.
JorisPPattyn (9379) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2008
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2008 Draught Little head left, red-hazy amber beer. Extremely dry-hoppy nose. Caramel, fruit cake. Bitter-hoppy, near metallic, but balanced by good cakey malts. Some fruityness, bit oily from the hops, vinous. Impressive IIPA, and essentialy American - including in the never-ending name.