3fourths (7534) - Boulder, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Starchy malt is oxidized. Fruit, resin and melon rind hops. Effervescent and acidic. A bit yeasty, medium-light body, medium sweetness, medium-high bitterness, decent toastiness and bready malt once it opens. Some lemon pith and basement must in the finish.
Skinnyviking (6240) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Medium high fluffy white lasting head. Hazy peach coloured body. Dry and dusty hay malt with fruity notes in the background. Pretty bitter and dry grapefruit pine grass flavour with a high carbonation and a long and dry bitter finish. Alcohol level just right.
Pyrmir (2432) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle. Golden with off white head. Aroma metallic, soap, fruit and malt. Taste is malt, soap, metal, fruit with a metallic finish
tmrmwel (680) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Micro Bar, Reykjavik. Pours clear golden with a creamy head. Aroma is hoppy peach and orange peel, as well as malt with notes of bread. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is quite bitter with peach and orange peel, and a bitter grapefruit finish.
zvikar (2518) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at my place. Thanks dsg. Pours yellow slightly hazy with aggressive carbonation and a huge head, aroma of pine, pineapple, green, fruity, some cheese, flavor is green, mango skin, malt, nice bitterness, medium bodied
Leini (434) - SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at a tasting. Yellow/amber with a medium head. Tropical fruits, citrus and some sweet notes. Dry.
gyllenbock (3712) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at SBWF 2013.
Hazy orange/amber with a medium head. Quite soft with hops, citrus, grass, mango and light malt. The finish was dry and bitter.
zvsn (295) - ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2013 Bottle shared at a tasting. Pours hazy orange/golden with a huge head, nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of grapefruit, mango and pineapple. Sweetish with hoppy and fruity notes, tasty with nice bitter finish. Nice.
DSG (4714) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Zvika’s place. Thanks a lot Nir A. for this bottle! Hazy golden with a huge frothy white head. Pleasant hoppy aroma with lots of tropical fruits (mango, some lychee). Dry-ish flavor with nice fruity hops, pretty tropical and floral, with moderate bitterness. Medium-bodied. Very nice and refreshing.
altonbrownd (4497) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vínbúđin Austurstrćti. Gold body with medium head. Nose is grassy, skunky and lots of hops. Taste hoppy and citrus with spicy notes. Very nice texture. Bitter in the finish. A well done IPA!