alexanderj (3264) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 1, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle bought back from Israel. Poured a murky orange-amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, and fruit; also some nuts and earth. Flavor was pretty good for the style, and quite flavorful. Some caramel, fruity yeast like notes, sweet malt and a bit more fruit. Flavor lingers. Surprisingly nice.
tomer (1490) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 6, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.33L bottle, small stable creamy head, hazy dark orange to light brown colour, bready malty aroma with citrusy herby hops with hints of mushroom, honey and candy, light Caramel sweetness with some bready and tea notes with a mellow grapefruit bitterness interacting with the sweetness, nice creamy mouthfeel and a long bitter after taste. Excellent balanced ale.
DSG (4932) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 25, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2012 Re-rate 5/3/12: Draught at Norma Jean in Tel Aviv. Hazy amber. Aroma of floral hops, a bit of fruity notes and malt. Flavor has some malt, slightly sweet, and continues moderately bitter and hoppy. Medium-bodied. Decent but seems not as hoppy as it used to be. 7/3/6/3/13=3.2
Bottle. Hazy amber color with a quickly-diminishing medium white head. Pleasant aroma of biscuity malts, some toast and caramel notes, and some nice hoppiness with citric and floral notes. . Sweet malty flavor with caramel, some fruitiness (peach, pineapple), bready notes and a bitter hoppy finish, quite herbal, with light citric and earthy notes. Medium-bodied and a rounded mouthfeel. A good one. 7/3/7/4/14=3.5
zvikar (2602) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - FEB 20, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours red to orange with a nice off-white head, aroma of peach, marmalade, caramel highly sweet and spicy (clove), flavor of malt, caramel and toasted bread with herby hops and bitter minty finish, medium bodied. Nice.