lusikka (6533) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml bottle. Thanks rosenbergh. Pours a reddish amber colour with a small thick head. Aroma of sweet caramel, strong gooseberry bush notes and herbs. Flavour of caramel malts, herbal notes, grains, berries, grassy bitterness and orange. Medium bodied. A bit harsh mouthfeel and a strong, bitter, juicy finish. A bit weird.
olio (6520) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml bottle.
Pours hazy orange color with a small head. Mandarin on the nose, resinous hops, sweet malts and some hay. Sticky sweet fruits on the flavor, malts, resin and some caramel. A bit weird.
drowland (6156) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2/21/12. 12oz bottle. Hazy orange pour - under the light there’s a ton of particulates floating about, all under a small khaki head. Surprisingly decent hop aroma - earthy and piney with touches of citrus. The flavor is much the same - I’m getting plenty of pine/juniper that lingers with pale malts, almost pilsner-like, and some caramel sweetness. I have to say - not terrible!
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear amber color with ivory foam. Soapy, fruity, marshmallow aromas. Medium body with average carbonation. Hoppy bitter pine flavors with some grainy pale malt sweetness____drying bitter finish--not bad.
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the Savannah Mellow Mushroom. Pours with a thick, mushy consistency. Has an opaque rust color and a firm standing head. Drinks with a thick orange malt essence and a nice alcoholic kick. Not bad for a Southern brew ... definitely a sipper. (#4706, 7/24/2012)
daniele (5780) - ITALY - OCT 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ambrata schkuma media buona persistenza nado media intensita leggermente luppolato agrumato lieve floreale secca scorza agrume buon amaro
PorterPounder (5704) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tallahassee, Fl - ABC Liquors - 12 oz bottle. Murky dark orange pour, sticky off-white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma has some nice patented spruce notes with a hint of citrus. Flavor is bittersweet with nice citrusy grapefruit and some passion fruit essence. Malty, nutty back end to balance it out. Smooth, somewhat thick mouthfeel. Pretty decent.
TheBeerGod (5337) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Gift from my friend Noel. Amber pour with a tall, foamy white head. Aroma is earthy hops, citrus, caramel and sweet malt notes. Taste is citrus, floral and earthy hops, touch of iced tea, caramel and sweet malt. Toasted grains as well. Body is medium with a strong, bubbly carbonation. Mild lingering hop bitterness. Ends with more caramel, toasted grains, citrus notes, iced tea, floral hops and earthy hops.
Suttree (5265) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I wonder how a beer like this would do in a blind IPA tasting, because sometimes I think beers benefit from lowered expectations, and sometimes they tend to get pre-judged because there from a brewery that everyone had decided is mediocre. For example, this was a nice, fairly sessionable IPA that seemed as good as IPA from breweries held in higher esteem. I liked it, and would get again.
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazed gold pour with a slight white head. Resiny hops and carmel malt. Funky swee mlat and a resiny bitter. Funky stale with a bit o bread. Medium body with aggressive carbonation.