mile (3506) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Golden, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty and dryish aroma, light caramel - faint bread and tropical fruitiness, some piney - light citrus hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and light fruitiness, some piney/citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dryish, light caramel and faint bread, some citrus - light piney hoppyness. Dryish APA with light notes of caramel and bread. OK but nothing special.
SperkeleForce (788) - FINLAND - JUN 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours light golden with fluffy white head. Notes of citrus, grapefruit, fruits, grass. Good level of fruityness. Refreshing.
rosenbergh (8864) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle. BB O/16. (Alko) Tampere, Finland.
Clear golden colour with a small frothy white head.
Chicken soup, fresh hops and mild bitterness in the aroma.
Dry grassy hops and bitterness in the flavour.
Dry pilsnery pale ale.
bytemesis (4937) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours hazy butterscotch with a small fizzy off-white head that dissipates quickly with some lacing. Aroma is butter, pine, citrus. Flavor is light sweet, light plus bitter, buttery pine needles. Light body, lingering bitterness.
Hermod (4786) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle from Alko. Clear golden colored beer with a thin, but lasting, lacing white head. Citrusy , slightly malty aroma with grapefruity and floral notes. Flavor has citrus, grass, floral and mild herbal notes. Decent bitterness. Some light caramel in the dry finish. Pleasant. My kind of APA.
TET (2204) - Kaarina, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A golden beer, a head is medium and white. Aroma has fruitness that is slightly tropical, some citrusfruits, malts, slightly musty. Taste is fruitful, also musty maltyness, herbs. Medium bodied, slightly harsh in the mouth. Too musty and more freshness would be needed.
tiong (5225) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle from Alko
BBE 10/2016 - Pours clear yellowish golden with a small white head. Aroma of mild grassy hops, soapy notes, hints of lemon and citrus. Taste is smooth, crisp and easy going with hints of grass, citrus and hay. Finish is crisp, slightly bitter and grassy with hints of citrus and hay. A bit boring and bland.
Dermi (827) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
355 ml, bottled. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma: Fruity, malt. Hints of dung. Taste: Medium sweet, balanced bitterness. Some malty flavours and fruity, too. Palate: Medium-light body, noticeable carbonation. Ok.
Oscbert (1159) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slight diacetyl in aroma. Floral hops, citrus, bready malts
Pours a clear gold with small lasting white creamy head
Hoppy flavor of orange and earthy, floral notes. Bready malts
Medium bodied, medium co2, hoppy lingering finish
Nice change from the west coast hoppy beers I'm used to. Well balanced and easy to drink. I could drink these all day
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ScipioA (401) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours out a pale slightly hazed yellow with a small scummy white head. The aroma and flavor are both dank pine, but fairly subdued. Nice light mouthfeel. This is an APA where the first A stands for "adequate".