oh6gdx (19683) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 15, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled@Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Amber colour, mediumsized creamy beige head that leaves some lace. Aroma is fruity and floral hops along with some caramel malts and fudge. Flavour is rather much the same with alcohol kicking in a bit too much.
omhper (18372) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2009
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy amber, small head. Sour sock aroma. Sweet and full bodied. Very fruity with wild yeast battling pine needles. Notes of pear and wet wood. Salty sourish resiny bitter finish. Strange and quite failed, although never really unpleasant.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2009
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm
Hazy mahogany color. For a double Ipa, it has quite a high malt and sweet caramel profile; strong body, bold, with resiny hops; it also has a nutty character in the aroma, and light hop fruits overall. Solid, powerful and very enjoyable.
madmitch76 (12253) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
22nd November 2009
ChrisOs Kook Tasting. Dark amber IPA. Very light soft palate. Light toffee malt. Some bitter hops on the finish.
harrisoni (12089) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Kook Tasting 09. Amber colour with a haze, lasting beige head. Not a good IPA. Some darkish malt. It’s a choccy mild.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Name: Chief’s Imperial IPA
Date: May 29, 2009
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: muddy dark red, creamy beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: big earthy and citrus hop aroma, dark crystal and caramel sweetness
Flavor: rich malt flavor, lots of balancing hops, dark crystal sweetness is kept in chezh by the abundant hops, mostly earthy hops with a touch citrus, light peppery spicyness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
jcwattsrugger (10731) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
CBC Cask Night by MBAA–pours a light tan head an dark copper color. Aroma is herbal/tea leaf hops. Taste is herbal/tea leaf hops, medium malt, alcohol. Slight syrupy mouth feel.
hopscotch (8395) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle… Clear, deep, dark, ruby ale with a large, fluffy, off-white head and fantastic, creamy retention. The aroma is very meaty and malt-forward for an IPA – maple syrup and pralines – but also provides generous notes of earthy lupulin. Full-bodied and a touch oily with moderate carbonation. Big, meaty, robust flavor. Thick gobs of caramel and warm maple syrup are almost balanced out by a fantastic, generous hop addition (or two or three). Lengthy, bittersweet finish… the bitterness lingers long after the sweetness has been laid to rest. Bottle courtesy of craftbeerdesign!
hopdog (8254) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. Poured a medium to deeper orangish/amber color with a huge sized (5 finger) off white head. Aromas of foral hops, citrus, toasted malts, and lightly earhty. Tastes of floral hops, toasty, caramel, citrus, and a little ’sugary’. Overall the alcohol was well hidden.
JoeMcPhee (8063) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at Ginger Man. Deep amber pour with a thick white head. Aroma is very sweet and malty. Chewy caramel/toffee sweetness with a little bit of light fruitiness. The hops are kind of UK-ish. Lots of chewy, sweet pale malts without a whole lot of hop character. Slick, slightly greasy mouthfeel A bit grassy on the back and not all that good. Where are the hops?