UXO (654) - CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours slightly hazy pale to deep gold with three fingers of loose, foamy white head diminishing gradually to a thin cap, spotty lacing. Nose is grapefruit, mango, caramel malt, slight floral. Taste is mild to moderate sweet rapidly overtaken by intense pine resin bitter. Relatively light body, moderate sustained carbonation, and a dry bitter finish.
Really good IIPA - almost splits the difference between English and American hops as flavour goes, but the intensity is everything you’d expect from a 100 IBU brew. The high ABV is completely integrated and very, very sneaky. Definitely more-ish.
jaghana (4402) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33cl traded with Nisse666 thanks. A yellow copper beer. Nose is intense on exotic fruits and resin. Aroma is quite bitter with sweet malt, exotic fruits, orange zest, mango, resin. Long bitterness on aftertaste with resin.
mmargarucci (124) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - SEP 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is full of citrusy hops w strong malts mixed in. Palate is crisp and dry. Lemon orange zest and grapefruit tasting hops. Leaves a long lasting bitterness and grapefruit bitter and sourness.
Buczer (352) - Łódź, POLAND - SEP 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, pours golden, slightly hazy, with white, quickly vanishing head. Intense aroma, sweet, fruity, mango, citrus bit floral. Quite high bitterness, some floral, citrus notes in taste. Beer is dry. Soft carbonation. Pleasant grapefruit bitter finish. Alcohol noticeable by warming in throat.
MisoW (2098) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from rlgk, many thanks for this one! Pours hazy orange color, white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, malty. Taste is bitter, solid malty backbone, grapefruit, orange peel. Really long grapefruit bitter finish.
Garrold (2237) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Hazy gold. Thin, slightly sticky, white head. Fusty orange, toffee sweetness. Quite resinous, in a Simcoe hop kind of way? A hint of black pepper. Hint of lemon rind. Taste has a spicy edged, dry, rising bitterness. Full, sticky palate. Some alcohol warmth. Finish is spicy bitter, that lingers. Dry close.
asheft (2655) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[bottle from LCBO]
Potent hops aroma with a rubber-orange note that is characteristic of Pacific Jade hops. Base malt is also present, but in the background. Hazy copper under a thin, white sheet that persists. Sweet malt flavour that quickly develops into a cat pee and rubber-orange hops. Ethanol and assertive bitterness come in later. Well balanced for an IIPA. Medium body, slightly warming, medium carbonation, lingering bitter finish.
juppiejo (22) - - SEP 11, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from System Bolaget Karlstad Bergvik. Pours deep yellow with medium head. Strong IPA, grapefruit aroma. Sweet and sour taste... Wow!
JohnRMurdoch (3619) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg @ Craft Beer Co. Orange amber, good head. Pine hop aroma. Boiled sweet hop malt aroma. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Solid DIPA.
abergdahl (89) - SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very good imperial IPA..
Nice color, smells great, strong and not to sweet