Svesse (6041) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle) Amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, orange peel, pine needles, apricots, floral hops and a hint of toast. Fruity, hoppy taste with orange peel, pine needles, grapefruit, apricots and fresh citric hops. Medium body, fairly dry. Lots of fresh aromatic hops in the finish, but not very long bitterness. Refreshing and quite nice.
garza (567) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - JUN 2, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy amber look with a consistent tan head. Fresh and nice floral aroma. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness and refreshing taste. Round flavour, well balanced. Medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, nice medium bitter finish. Good.
Gr0ve (2127) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle. Hazy copper colour. Not as cloudy as the Goldings. Tall off-white coarse head. Peppery hop nose with hints of nutty malts. Peppermint. Yeasty flavours. Grainy malts. Papery texture. Spicy hop flavours. No typical Amarillo character as far as I can tell. Quite alright though.
espenra (860) - Kurland, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle from Systembolaget. Bottle number 1415-01. Best before 2011-10-01. Golden, and a bit pale orange colour with a medium big white head. Aroma is noticably hoppy. notes of tropical fruits such as apricots, kiwi and grapefruit. Some floral notes as well. Flavour is bitter and hoppy, bordering on acidious. Some malt is present. Medium long, lingering aftertaste. Overall a very nice APA.
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney citrus aroma. Fruity hoppy piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (thanks omhper!). Amber colour, mediumsized creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruits, floral notes some wooden notes as well as mild sweet maltyness. Flavour is amarillo, fruits, wooden notes, sweet malts.
TBone (12329) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled 500ml (BB 10/2011)
Amber color, steady white head. Bready, Amarillo nose. Medium-bodied. Bready, citrusy, straightforward Amarilllo. Simple but quite ok.
Brix (633) - DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted 2011-04-16. Pours clear, amber with beige head. Aroma of fruity hops. Breadish taste with a bitter finish. Pretty good.
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 13, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0.5 l bottle from Systembolaget, thanks hanniku! Copper color. Sweetish, floral and citrusy aroma with some orange-mango notes. Floral-citrusy and slightly caramelly flavor with yeasty and bitter finish.
esp0r (1890) - NORWAY - MAR 31, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Deep copper red clear, white head. Smells of citrus, zests, peaches, all over fruity. Taste of roasted malts, some citrus. Alot of sweetness. Feel is a bit watery. Finish is mildly bitter. A little bit boring