JonMoore (1647) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle St Pancras Station London.Hazy copper colour with slim white head. Fresh hoppy aroma, well balanced hoppy flavour, full bodied, with hoppy bitter finish. Very good.
tiong (2773) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail
Pours dark orange with a smooth head. Aroma of soapy fruity notes, malts and sweet notes. Taste is fruity, juicy and slightly grainy with some soapy notes and hints of caramely malts. Finish is crisp, juicy and perhaps a bit musty fruity with some bitterness and malty notes. Okay, slightly musty IPA.
lusikka (4972) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a copper colour with a large foamy head. Aroma of grapefruit, resin, wet earth and some floral notes. Flavour of strong grapefruity hops, grass, resin, blackcurrant juice, mango and mildly sweet caramel maltiness. Medium bodied, heavy but smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Bitterness builds up towards the end and creates a lovely lingering bitter and sweet finish. Hoppy fumes as well. Very enjoyable.
Idiosynkrasie (2730) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Hazy amber colour with average to huge, firm, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Piney, resinous hop aroma, hints of chewing gum, caramel malty basis. Taste is dry, piney hoppy, some resin, a touch of honey, hints of chewing gum, robust, minimally sweet caramel malty basis; minimally tart, bitter finish, minimally sticky palate. A Simcoe festival.
olio (4815) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle.
Pours clear copper color with a large head. Aroma of resiny hops, sweet caramelly fruits and pale malts. Flavor of caramel, sweet fruits, resin, hops and grass. Slick and somewhat oily palate, bitter finish. Decent but a little past its prime.
EdKing (1545) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Wandsworth beer festival. Colour is orange amber, nice bubbly head. Nose is sweet orange and grapefruit citrous, orange marmalde, caramel, bit of tropical fruit. Lots of sweetness. Taste has a nice grapefruit tang with an orange marmalade peel bite and some pine and hop resin.
CraftBeerNick (610) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home, 5th July, 2013. Beautiful simcoe hop, may be my favourite. This is a good IPA, very drinkable, like the IPAs from this one. Decent beer
tommann (2293) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Pours dark gold with a large head. Aroma is blackcurrant, lychee and guava. Taste is blackcurrant to start with a mango finish.
Dommod2011 (697) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smells a bit like the good stuff. Not their best, but nevertheless, it’s good. Danny floored me with his Fiat referencing review. Awesome work fella.
Theydon_Bois (5201) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at JF’s, from Utobeer, 09/06/13.
Lightly hazed golden with a big off white head.
Nose is fresh hops, light pine, mineral notes, orange sherbet, grapefruit.
Taste comprises juicy hops, bitter grapefruit, orange pith, light mineral notes, tropical goodness sealed in a bottle.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish.
Solid IPA - the best yet for me from Partizans pale spectrum.