kingstoni (1473) - FINLAND - JUL 28, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear amber color with a thin frothy off-white head. Aroma of pine and caramel. Very sweet taste with medium bitterness. Sticky feel.
VamboladeTolly (5) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 28, 2014 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Copper colour. Aroma of caramel. Taste is a bit sweat and bitter. caraml, pin,citrus. Medium body. Not bad, but hoped more for a Imperial IPA.
Stefanos (90) - POLAND - JUL 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Meady colour, clear, thick white head with nice lacing. Aroma of caramel, bread and some tropical fruit. It’s sweet, but well countered by bitterness. It’s not too heavy and well carbonated, rather drinkable. Nice beer.
TheCametron (1751) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours Reddy Amber with a fine Cream coloured head. Aroma of caramel and overripe fruit. Peachy caramel flavour with a fairly heavy bitterness on the end. Not a particularly pleasant hop profile. Bit of a let down.
Arczir (120) - POLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Intense caramel, citrus and spruce. Definitely more spruce than citrus.
Ruby/amber pour with average head.
Tastes overly sweet and quite bitter (bitterness is masked by sweetness though), with lingering, sprucy aftertaste.
Kinda good, but not balanced.
omikr0n (704) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours clear copper to amber with nice thick white head. Aroma is caramel, grass, lemon. Flavor is both sweet and bitter with butter biscuits, pine, grass, citrus fruits. Feels a bit unbalanced, there is too much sweetness and then overwhelming bitterness.
jookos (2003) - FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Copper colour. Piney, foresty, foresty berries on nose. Some floral things too, and caramels. Full bodied. Slight cardboardy caramels, smooth body. Piney finish. Decent. Again, excellent mouthfeel on this.
Vaiz (3298) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at camping Het Boerenhof, Slovakia. Clear dark orange pour, thick white head. Aroma of fruity hops, resin, floral, citrus, pine and some caramel malts. Flavor is quite bitter, fruity, slightly sweet malts and with a decent body. A bit sweaty hops, but clean and well balanced.
StilleStorm (672) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
DWFIE; Bottle 0,500 ml. Pours clear golden with a moderate creamy, lacings, white, moderate lasting head. Nose is malt, caramel, intense citrus fruit, tropic, light catpee and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, heavy bitter and light spicy with a lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
slawek (103) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear, copper color.
Medium intense aroma: Mainly mango with some spruce, some herbs.
Taste: Imperium Atakuje (The Empire Strikes) is on the sweet side of force :) Medium sweetness followed by strong, a bit grassy bitterness. Flavors of grapefruit, grass, some sweet fruit in the begining. Medium carbonation, grassy finish.
Proper DIPA, but aroma could be stronger and finish is too grassy.