ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at SBWF. Pours out in a clear golden colour with a rich creamy white head. Rich and crisp hop aroma of blond grapefruit, lychee, lemon-zest and cedar. Medium-bodied with crisp and bitter notes of grapefruit, lemon-zest, grass, orange-peels and lychee. Long bitter and dryish finish of grapefruit, grass and orange-peels.
screwball (1098) - Motala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
@SBWF2010. Clear golden and white head. Loaded with grapy hops and citrus. Flavor has dried tropical fruits. Feels fresh, crispy and quite dry in the end.
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at SBWF 2010. Very pale for it’s style, but taking a sniff reassures you didn’t get the wrong beer. The aroma has a big dose of clean, fresh tropical fruits. Needs some temperature to live up, but when it does, it’s good stuff.
ekstedt (4935) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. Shady golden with medium white head. Citrusy grapefruit aroma, a bit sharp. Dry with bitter finish.
omhper (18372) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2010
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Glenfiddich Warehouse 68, Stockholm. Dep golden, rich head. Stromg aroma of lychee and gooseberry. Mid sweet with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Attractive tropical fruit flavors from the hops, notes of herbal spices and hay. Salty finish with balanced bitterness. Very pleasant hoppiness, but perhaps a bit superficial or one-dimensional.