Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, - NOV 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
In short: A textbook example of a caramelized fruity resinous IPA. Good beer
How: Bottle 330ml. Consumed fresh a few days after purchase from a Swedish Systembolaget
The look: Clear deep golden body topped by a medium beige head
In long: The medium intensity hoppy nose is fruity hops (mangos, grapefruits, lemon zest, apricots) with hops resin. Taste has a typical but always pleasant toasted caramelized malts, very clean body, not too much caramel, fresh baguette bready sensation. And of course a generous amount of fresh fruity hops (mangos, grapefruits, lemon zest, apricots) with medium resinous character and also some green pine-needles. Bitterness level is pretty high and it is a bit sticky/resinous, tasty but not super-refreshing. This is once again a Swedish textbook example of the style, and that’s how I’ll remember my pub crawling and bottle shopping in Sweden, lots of expertly brewed quality clean beers, textbook examples that do not “try anything”. Very good beer even though I’ve probably had 50 very similar ones before. Another good beer from Oppigårds, one of the most popular micro in Swedish, a country where 4 out of 5 people make up of vast majority of the population.
Turtles (615) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Clear deep golden with a big, fluffy white head, leaves lacing. Hoppy and floral aroma, orange, grapefruit. Medium bodied, medium carbonated, rounded mouthfeel. Taste starts fruity sweet, has tropical fruit, ripe orange, apricot. Finish crisp and bitter.
daniele (6660) - ITALY - AUG 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle leggero ambrato schiuma media buona persistenza leggeri sentori agrumati scorza agrume buona secchezza piuttosto amara un tocco maltato leggera liquirizia
gunnar (6605) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours clear deep golden with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of herbal and resiny hops, bready malts. Taste is good maltbased, light sweet with a good bitter resiny and herbal finish, clean slick mouthfeel, good carbonation level(high), nice beer
Ladybirri (32) - - AUG 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear copper with big head and desent lacing. Smels of hops, faint soap and honney. Taste hops dominated with citrus, apricot and pine. The tadte alters very much while the tmp. Rises. Aftertaste of strawberris and grapefruit.
artemb (148) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - AUG 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: mango, citrus, cookies.
Taste: moderate bitterness, light sweetness.
Flavour: sweet citruses, zest, biscuits, cookies, some caramel.
Light and good balanced.
Nordcore (1166) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Amber, clear with a medium foamy white head. Fruity, malt and grass aroma. .medium bitter, light sweet with a soft hoppy end.
Foffern (1441) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy bronze color with an off-white head. Lots of fruity hops in the aroma with orange peel, grapefruit, dry hay, mowed grass and some lime. More tropical fruit, peaches, grapefruit, pine in the flavor and a dry, grassy aftertaste. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and a balanced, medium bitterness. A fruity and tasteful APA. Nice.
metalspice (330) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Klart lysbrunt med lavt hvitt skum som forsvinner fort. Duften er fruktig ananas sammen med nyslått gress. Fin bitterhet i smaken, noe lett sitrus. Umiddelbart litt vannaktig før ettersmaken blir fyldigere sammen med bitterheten. Denne henger i lenge.
clockk (203) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - JUL 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
olor afrutado, sabor amargo y afrutado, cuerpo medio, buena espuma consistente.
madsberg (10801) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light beige head. Aroma. Herbs, flowers, pine, caramel, some citrus. Flavour. Herbs, flowers, sweetness, caramel, citrus and pine, medium to full bodied. Ends flowery bitter. Nice.