DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 4, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Deep red-orange, very hazy, very thin crown that retains only briefly. Malty sweet aroma, with woody and grassy undertones. Not at all the kind of nose I’d expect in an IIPA. Chewy malty body, low carbonation, woody hop character that seems like an afterthought. This drinks like a cask beer that has been left on the bar for longer than it should have. Disappointing, especially considering how much I’ve liked Moor’s beers to date.
lliams (196) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
huge beer... as malty as it is hoppy. the malt body on this is great- complex, savoury, salted caramelish... big, bad hops. alpha beer
Pyrmir (3198) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, rated from backlog. Bright amber with small white head. Aroma is pretty fresh, of caramel, fruit, malt and grapefruit hops. Taste is big and sweet; lots of grapefruit, tropical fruit, caramel, malt, alcoholol and grain.
ACD (618) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
66cl bottle from Drinkstore, Dublin. Pours watery orange with zero head - looks a bit of a mess. Aroma is deep orange, caramel, tangerine, mango, peach, and a bit of booze. Taste gives lots of orange peel, mango, grapefruit, pineapple, booze, sweet caramel, woody notes, pine resin. Lots of lingering grapefruit bitterness and resinous oily notes. Thin-ish mouthfeel - no carb. This is a big beer - plenty of flavour - more of a massively hopped barleywine than a typical DIPA, but who cares about 'style' when it's as delicious as this. Would've loved a bit more carbonation to lift it, but that's the only real criticism.
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours hazy amber with almost no head. Aroma is tropical fruits and dried fruit, a little caramel. This is repeated on the taste. Good finish, nice.
hawthorne00 (2351) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear amber with pretty much no head. aroma of toffee, some raisins, oranges. Oily, very low carbonation. Taste has toffee, kumquat + grapefruit marmalade, some sherry, dried fruit, light floral notes. Firm bitterness, tending towards dry at the end. Rather disappointing, like a very staid barley wine. Perhaps a dud bottle.
Ferris (2938) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Earthy, spicy and tropical fruits. Very unusual nose and very rich. Deep clear copper with no head. Almost like a liquor with its oily body and rich flavors. The earthy hops are there in the background with the alcohol up front, but in an absurdly balanced fashion. There is an astringency but it comes with the alcohol and little to no bitterness. Overall, I will try this again as it is unusual and I find something interesting in every sip. Not a sessionalble beer but something to have in a snifter after dessert.
Meilby (7203) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 660ml @ Christianssand Brygghus, Kristiansand
Pours clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape, peach and grass. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a warm, caramel and fruity finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.
Beer4000 (4395) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
660 ml bottle @ Christianssand brygghus Quite hazy reddish orange body with a small off/White head. Really nice aroma of tropical fruit, apricot, some dry fruit and caramel malt. Flavor is very sweet, caramel malt, dry fruit, marmalade, apricot and moderate bitterness. I assume this beer might be bitter than it feels, but this is camouflaged by the sweetness and alcohol. The alcohol by the way is present but well hidden, you feel it more than you taste it. Full body, almost sticky after a while, and a long aftertaste with more malt than hops. I guess this is a great beer, but just too sweet for me.
nilsas (1203) - Bryne, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Noe grumsete utseende. God søtlig lukt. God på smak og gir en god ettersmak. Ikke noe særlig munnfølelse. Totalt sett et godt øl som kan prøves om man er glad i ipa.