ABT_S54 (352) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours crystal clear straw with a lovely white head which billows and looks almost marshmallow like in it’s volume and density. Aroms is nice resiny hops which grassy, summer notes which invite you to drink this on a very hot day (as per the label). Unfortunately I can only assume this was on old bottle as the hop flavours promised in the aroma were not present and as this is not a particularly malty IIPA (I find the malty ones tend to retain their hoppiness better) it was just like a normal IPA with a few aspirins dissolved in. Over active carbonation and the flavour just wasn’t there. Knowing Port Brewing’s commitment to IPAs this must have been an old bottle and I for one am very disappointed but will try again when I can be guaranteed freshness.
zinneke (205) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amazing fresh hop aroma. Tangerine, melon, passion, resin, malts. Taste is medium bitter, nice agrum finish. Lovely.
Swaroga (2106) - Gdańsk, POLAND - MAR 1, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Straight forward overwhelming bitterness with notes of resin and grapefruit peel. Body is medium thick with medium carbonation. Good head. I drunk the hole thing with pleasure but it wasn’t about sublimity or compromise at all. Which is good.
fordest (2455) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 26, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the bottle at American Comedy Company. Seeing Dana Carvey. Golden orange pour with a nice fluffy head. Aromas of fruit. Peaches and citrus. Grass and grapefruit flavors with a nice bitter finish. Pretty good.
Claves77 (241) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2016
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Perfect golden hue with thin 1 finger lace. Chinook hops, strong nose, balanced. Big hop taste. Ok overall.
procraste (472) - FRANCE - FEB 15, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Présence massive de houblon et un peu violente. Piquante, amère, massive dès l’attaque. Texture assez épaisse et alcool marqué. On est bien dans la double IPA / Imperial IPA ... Avec plus de fruité en bouche cela aurait pu être impeccable et avec plus de "complexité", parfait !
kassner (1549) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great Ipa with wonderful aroma and taste and on tap at whole foods and stokes. Very cloudy lemon gold.
mR_fr0g (9266) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber shared with sarah in sf. Clouded orange golden coloured pour with a lasting loose white head. Aroma is lovely juicy tropical Hoo, mango and passion. Fruit, bready grains. Flavour is composed of grainy base grains, ora he rind and tropical fruit, orange rind. Palate is grainy, little hot solvent, some sticky hops, highish carbonation. . xolid IPA.
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - JAN 19, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
66cl bottle. Pours copper with a thick dense creamy-frothy head, sticky lacings. Impressively fruity nose, lots of peaches and mangoes. Less fruits in mouth, sweet honeyish caramel malts and strong bitter finish, some pine resin. Medium carbonation, oily. Very good for a Dipa.
markducommun (892) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear orange golden, light white head. Very resinous, dank piney nose. Some light tropical fruit and citrus. Some light honey. Very bitter. Long oily finish, fairly effervescent. Good.