olio (8747) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle.
Hazy copper color with a medium sized head. Somewhat stuffy fruity aroma, some citrusy hops and grass also. The flavor is also a bit too stuffy with yeast, hoppy fruits and caramel. Should have been more refreshing.
Hermod (5461) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle, bottled on 07/03/13. Hazy amber with a thick white head. Tropical fruity hoppy aroma, musty, herbal notes. Flavor has pine, caramel, herbal notes and oranges. Oily mouthfeel, medium body. Bitter, slightly sweetish finish. Easy to drink, despite the slight chewyness.
ration (2088) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
270413. Bottle at home. Pours hazy golden with a nice head. Aroma fruits, citrus. Medium bitter. A rather typical American IPA. Not Bad.
harrisoni (16596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle from the Partizan Brewery. Hazy orange gold with thin white head. A little of the yeast from the bottom of the bottle got in. Earthy aroma with a little tea. Better in mouth. Still some tea as well. Soft and rather lovely in the mouth. Quite bitter and hoppy on the finish. Solid IPA. Yes good without being quite exceptional.
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a cloudy orange colour with a white creamy head. Aroma of sweet mango, bubblegum and caramel. Flavour of caramel malts, sweet mango again, some tangy grapefruit, cardboard and cooked vegetables. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a warming alcohol finish. Not very clean and maybe even messy.
JohnRMurdoch (4165) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Hazy reddish amber brown colour, reasonable head, lot of sediment. Big pine hop aroma. Oaty flowery spicy grapefruit hop flavour. Grapefruit aftertaste. This is a good complex IPA.
Scopey (11395) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home, acquired from the brewery. It pours hazy golden amber with a medium white head. The nose is juicy citrus, tangerine, orange, pineapple, mango and some pine. The taste is pine, resinous, pithy citrus, grapefruit, tangerine, tinned pineapple, grapefruit, bread, spice, underlying sweetness and some alcohol warmth with a dry, rather bitter finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. A juicy and well-crafted IPA.
Idiosynkrasie (5875) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Hazy orangey golden colour with huge, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma with notes of grapefruit, orange, pineapple. Taste is bitter and minimally herbal hoppy, fruity notes of grapefruit and pineapple, a peppery touch in the finish. Nice.
tommann (3192) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a large head. Aroma is bready, pineapple and mango. Taste is medium bitter with pineapple to start. Hop oils in the finish.
teorn88 (5587) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from the brewery. Pours a clear golden colour with a big white head. Long lasting foam and lot of carbonation streming off the bottom of the glass. Aroma is hop forward on the fruity side, with pineapple and citrus. Taste is similarly fruity but not overly bitter. Grapefruit and peaches with a touch of acidic note in the finish. Medium mouthfeel and well carbonated. A tad boozy.