Fin (8181) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, - OCT 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at The Rake, London, 20th October 2012 on The Thames Tipple, now well into London and running out of pubs fast (this was a Fin bonus) also in company of Ang Tasty pale ale. we consumed this alongside a Kernel IPA and whilst The Kernel would be my beer of choice every time, this was very decent. Fruity with some grapefruit in the mouth, good bite. Nice beer. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6
Scotty001 (52) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bright medium golden with a disappearing off white head. Aroma is honey sweet, lightly spicy. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet.
Mortlach (1143) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle @Il Santo Bevitore (Rome). Deep golden color with a decent white head. Aroma is hoppy, powerful and persistent, tropical fruits, citrus and grapefruit, malt. Flavour is balanced between malt and hops with a clean and quite dry end. Medium to low body, medium carbonation. Refreshing and drinkable.
Rune (9076) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
400ml from tap at Café Viking Nørrebro. Stable tiny white head over hazy golden body. Crocheted lacing down the glass.Fresh fruit hoppy aroma. Mixed fruity taste of mandarin, orange and lemon, notes of caramel behind. Mid-dry citrus peels to the ending. Fine drinkability. Nice and refreshing (Copenhagen 02.05.2015).
sir__v (961) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Deconinck, Vichte - BE. Color: hazy pale blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: fruity domination and grassy presence. Hoppy explosion. Notes of mango and litchi. Taste: very fruity as mango, pineapple and litchi. Good malt balance. Very easy drinkable. Aftertaste: sweet dry bitterness and fruits.
foxo82 (784) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Amber ale with a thick head. Gorgeous thick, creamy feel with just enough bitter grapefruit, balanced well with a light citrus sweetness. Delicious and ridiculously drinkable.
PriorL (2490) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at ACBF 2015 with S&G tasting group.
APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head.
NOSE: hoppy, fruity, fresh, pine.
TASTE: hoppy, fruity, fresh, pine.
allmyvinyl (5749) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at OX184. Pours hazy pale gold, no head. Aromas of orange, light saline. Taste is bitter, big oily hop bitterness. Bitter finish.
Swaroga (1663) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at ACBF 2015. Mild and watery. Aromas are egzotic coming from US hops but the beer is watery with a bit of butter. Still it’s not a bad beer. Refreshing and soft in mouth.
99smithsamuel (68) - - FEB 27, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from ales by mail. Dark orange colour, poured clear. Large white bubbling head. Aromas are tropical fruit, malt notes. Taste is nicely balanced hops, grapefruit, zesty. Overall a decent pale ale.
Pinball (11111) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from kihoskh cloudy yellow, smooth small offwhite head..
aroma is sort of bitter hoppy, also slightly yeasty
flavor is sort of slighlty wild yeaty, bitter hoppy, not that malty, but enough to balance. flavor is pretty good, a good session beer, hops are very well balanced and dry.