Cconners (11) - Tauranga, - FEB 29, 2008
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Last one from my 4 pack,but not my last one from this brewery. This bottle poured an attractive amber colour with slighly more carbonation than the other in the range, an off white head . The beer smells of citrus and grapefruit which I am told is a characteristic of the american hop that was used. The taste is well balanced and interesting more delicate than the others, very drinkable. The finish is very resiny and lingering with a citrus taste which is slightly bitter and refreshing. A great beer for a hot day.
a_cross (593) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber, no head; aroma of honey, treacle; taste is initially honey, bready malt, then a zesty, peppery bitterness takes over; odd, but nice enough.
jmgreenuk (4004) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear light amber with a thin broken white head. The aroma is light malt hop. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery light woody resin palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation. Served cool and it was refreshing, but a little light all round.
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at Craft Beer Rising 2014 - Brick Lane, London. Bottle. Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Very clean with light hopping, dry citrus, pine needles, grapefruit. Light bodied with average carbonation. Dry and cleansing to finish. Solid effort.
AdiBeer (867) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: malts, caramel. Appearance: dark gold, small head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: getting a bit bitter, some hops. Overall: nice APA, particularly liking the aroma. Pint at Craft Beer Rising festival, London.
Pdubyah (339) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 1, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I was puzzled as to how a beer with a great aroma poured like a maelstrom of all head and little beer, and delivered so little taste. Think I may have had a duff beer though as sediment and somewhat cloudy don’t jog my memory in ways to describe APA.
skortila (4424) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. Aroma has citrus, little pine. Slightly hazy, copper coloured beer with a white head. The taste is citric, slightly toasted, bit winey. Carbonated, light bodied.
jksipa (273) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours a clear light orange with a small white head. Nose is biscuit malts with small notes of citrus and pine. Sweet start with minimal bitterness and a very washed out finish. Light thin mouth with soft carbonation. Easy drinking but not much of interest.
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Sparkling amber body with a short head. Medium body, lightly sweet, moderately bitter across the middle seems to become starchy / popcorn like / husky in the back. Light yeast powder residue left in the finish. Acidic hop oils prick the tongue, it’s lively and all but overly bitter for it’s sweetness, leaving the mouth parched, and a unpleasant pine resin astringency lingers in the finish. Hops have some nice juiciness (lemon balm and orange pulp and such), but it’s overrun by the strong bitterness.
beer-yum (436) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
An enjoyable brew who’s best feature is it’s relatively low alcohol content (which allows one to enjoy more than the usual amount). You’d be better off trying one of their better beers though (and there are many).
madquacker (1026) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange glow with a settling decent head. Sweet citrus and pine runs through the brew. Very nice.