Koyo (251) - SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Ulla Winblad, Stockholm, Sweden. Aroma is quite rich with some caramel and a lot of tropical fruit. Pours a medium dark amber with a thick white foam. Taste is a little bitter and quite well balanced, but very very thin allover. More of everything and this beer would have been very pleasant but it feels a bit watered down. Mouthfeel is a bit thin as well, for an IPA this is not the oily thicker texture I am used to.
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: APR 11, 2012 Pours amber with small white head. Smells strongly of caramel, sirop, exotic fruits and butter baked biscuits. The caramel-heavy sweet malt dominates the taste, the hops are mellow and has notes of grapefruit and peach. As an IPA its is rather low on bitterness. 5 or 6 years ago I found this beer challenging. Now I think it’s rather bland. Too sweet and malty for my taste.
brnandersen (2298) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,4 l. bottle from the supermarket. Amber colour with a tiny white head. Aroma is sweet with some weak hoppy notes. Taste is light sweet malty with fruity notes. Ends with a mild bitterness, lively carbonation, medium length finish. A nice beer after a long summer day.
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I tried this beer on May 13, 2011 at "Smokeless Joe" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a trancluscent gold colour with orange hues. and a thin off-white head. The aroma was pine, weak citrus, and grainy malts. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour is slighty sweet, malty, with citrus and toffee. The finish is bitter.
Kronebryg (1123) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - APR 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
very lively and pours a big head, that lasts some time. deep golden.
nice hoppy nose, welballanced withgrass, citrus and some orange fruit.
Fullbodied, with a fine length. some bitterness, but again welballanced.
taste of grass, light citrus, orange.
delicious welmade beer.
GregClow (2950) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the LCBO. Light copper with a medium snow white head. Mild aroma with a good balance of sweet and slightly toasted malt and fruity hops with hints of orange peel and grass. Flavour follows the aroma in every regard. A nice beer, but a bit mellow for an IPA, and not quite worth the premium price I had to pay for it.
kevinsenn (1355) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not very bitter for an IPA. But aroma and taste were full of sweet fruits. Quite good, though overpriced at the LCBO.
Brandman (2288) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Copper body, white head. Aroma of malts, fruits, yoghurt and nice fruity hops. Flavour has some apricot and malts. Not much bitterness for IPA.
JoeMcPhee (8819) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale amber pour with a tight white head. The aroma is lightly hoppy. A bit of soft spicy/fruity hops. A touch of light orange peel and muted pine as well. There is a bit of soft caramel malt. The hops are muted and quite balanced with some softly sweet malts. It’s a pretty simple, but tasty IPA. Light citrus fruit on the finish.
cfrancis (2656) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark golden amber with a thin white head. Aroma is grassy hops, malt and sweet caramel. Taste is earthy, malt with a low bitterness and rich hop flavour. Typical English style IPA, very well done.