KnutAlbert (5186) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Summer meadows - flowers, dry dusty hops, light, but on the sweet side. DArk gold, yeast residue. Dry tail.
Bov (8204) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
courtesy of Per - clear golden-blond beer under a long lasting white foam; flowery and piney hoppiness; gently oily palate; medium-bodied, fairly bitter; long fruity and piney finish
rarbring (659) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: Lemon and grapefruit smells, then some pine resin and soap.
Appearance: A hazy straw colored brew with a white compact head leaving some lacing and having good curtains.
Taste: A fructose sweet start, then grape-fruit juice and peel.
Palate: Little to medium carbonation, fresh texture, a medium body and a dry finish.
Overall: A straight refreshing summer ale.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2012-05-26.
Grima (1864) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml bottle from Bierzwerg!
The beer in the glass is golden and clear, with high, fine white head. It smells pleasantly citrus-hoppy, very fruity and slightly resinous. Starts intensely hoppy-bitter, with lots of grapefruit, tropical fruit and some pine wood. The middle part is intensely hoppy, bitter, spicy and very resinous. Goes into a fruity hoppy finish with some pine wood and herbs. Very complex Pale Ale!
pivnizub (8000) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaske: Clear, golden with an orangey sheen, small and stable white head, solid dry piney and fruity hop-aromas in the nose; very robust and dry bitter-sweet flavour, almost medium bodied and pretty soft; hops sticking to the palate in the dryish fruity-hoppy finish, all balanced by pale malt. Great beer...
Palme (2252) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.33l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. This is a crystal clear golden one with a small bubbly and sidesticking off-white head. Smells hoppy and a bit fruity, almost pungent hoppy, but not in a directly bad way either. Tomatoes and nettles. Interesting. Quite hoppy, yet extremely balanced! Did not expect this. Comfortably carbonated with a soft slick mouthfeel. Fruity melon and some nice citrus. Soft dry and slick finish. Not bad at all. 22.08.2012
Ratman197 (7633) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott) poured a clear gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of straw, mustiness, earthiness, pine and light fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness and pine with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering earthy finish.
Rune (6125) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Systembolaget Luleå, thanks to Gaute. A very slight haze to a golden body. Pillow-like, white head leaving lace pattern behind. Fresh smell of floral hops. Bittersweet taste of ripe, citrus fruits. Smooth bittersweet ending, semi-dry. Well balanced. Promotes a relaxing summer feel (shared with Finn, Tromsø 11.09.2012).
Finn (3090) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Flaske 0,33l. Spandert av og delt med Rune under ratesammenkomst hos ham 11 Sep 12. Lys gylden. Høyt luftig skum som varer en stund. Klamrer seg til glasset. God sitrusaroma. Innslag av fersken. Innholdsrik smak: Melon. Fersken. Aprikos. Blir litt syrlig etter hvert. Forfriskende og god!
TheJestersBeer (1667) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle, on the last day of summer, with rain p***ing down all day...
Pours a medium gold, white head.
Hoppy aroma, apricot, spruce, caramel, passion fruit.
Dry, medium in both body and bitterness, balanced CO2.
Hoppy, malty, slightly grainy taste, apricot, caramel, soap, faint phenol/smoke, eucalyptus.
Easy drinking, slightly robust for an APA, maybe I should call it a Scottich touch? (2012-08-31)