Gorm (1069) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
God og lang ettersmak på denne. Bitter og fyldig med ravgul farve. Fruktig og lettdrukket.
reebtogi (4035) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
660ml bottle pours a copper color with a small white head that leaves no lacing behind. Aroma is caramel and lighter fruits with some grapefruit hops. Taste is a bold grapefruit hop bitterness with some tropical fruit and caramel malty sweetness and a hint of alcohol with a grainy finish. Medium to heavy body with mild carbonation. Overall, this is like a hoppy barley wine and I really enjoyed sampling this one.
laiti (5407) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ O’Hara’s Freehouse. Rated on 29.01.2010
Aroma is somewhat sweet with hops, exotic fruits and caramel. Flavour is sweet with American hops, exotic fruits, caramel, some resiny malt and biscuits. Quite American – and too sweet for me.
zimbo (525) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orangy hazy appearance with decent full head which recedes over time leavingfluffy rings around the glass. Pleasing spicy citric orange flavour. Good interplay between the malt and hop with a pleasing rubbery bitterness at the end. Approaching the heavy side this still strikes me an intereesting and very English take on the style.
abemorsten (2591) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle kindly shared by Sigmund. Pours a hazy opper body with a big bubbled tan colored film. Tropical salty fruits, sprucy pollen and meaty notes on the nose. Herbal, salty, malty and bitter flavors. Full bodied. Brothy texture and a dry tomgue.
gunnar (5096) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared bottle at Sigmunds place. Pours dark brown/ruby, slightly hazed with a small fast diminishing head. Strong + aroma of hops, fruity and piny, moderate sweet marmelade, malts,. Taste is initially sweet malty, before the hops kicks in, dark dried fruits, moderate bitter resiny end, a kick in the front teeth this one.
Sigmund (4933) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Shared 660 ml bottle conditioned, from Voldby Købmandsgård. ABV is 9.5%.
Pours pinkish-red with a low and short-lived white head. Lovely hoppy aroma, notes of tropical fruits, hints of spruce. Massively hoppy flavour throughout, fruity notes, spruce and pine. Quite a bit of residual sweetness. Bitter of course, but not as extreme as some American double IPAs.
rarbring (1239) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: Much american hops, floral and resin vibes. Pine soap.
Appearance: A dusky rose hip colored brew, an off-grey head with little lacing, but some curtains.
Taste: Sweet brown bread, toffee, tea, orange marmalade and and bitter peel.
Palate: Little carbonation, watery with a small body, a slightly dry finish.
Overall: This beer wants to be big, but do not really deliver.
Note: Bottle at De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2012-10-20.
Furseth (1947) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2012
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft@ City Pub in Gothenburg: Hazy red colour, big head, aroma was dominated of vanilla, sirup, fruits, flowery, orange, some alcynes, heavy fruity nose, and a bit of sweet maltynes to. Flavor was a heavy citrus bomb! mixed with fruits, orange, sirup,sweet maltynes,. Big body, long fruity/alcy,Citrus finish. Nice!
brokensail (10530) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy dark amber color with an off-white head. Smells quite sweet. Lots of toffee, caramel, and tons of pineapple hop aroma. There is some brown sugar and a mild pine note. Sweet citrus, pineapple, and caramel dominate the flavor. Brown sugar, light pine flavor and bitterness on the finish. Not bad, just quite sweet.