VastActiv (3735) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle 0.5l at Kultainen Apina, Tampere. Originally rated 2011. Colour is clear light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Bitterness, some hops and malts.
solidfunk (4981) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A little more bitter and hoppy than the other ESBs by Ridgeway but I could have easily been fooled into thinking this is an EPA or ESB. Light citrus, pours dark but clear amber. Light bitter finish with some cloying. Cask at Churchkey.
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn. Dominated by yeast and spices with citrus and bread. A really good example.
mauritsio (534) - FINLAND - FEB 17, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Alko. Golden with yeast flakes and medium head. Fruity fresh hops aroma. Some sweetness and light bitterness.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear, light amber with a small white head.
Fruity, apple and bread aroma.
Taste is sweet, floral, fruits and herbal/floral hops.
Bright and fruity.
jinroh (654) - ESTONIA - JAN 2, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Looks nicely golden, small head. Simple malt aroma. Taste has some strong bread at first, filling the entire mouth with nice malt flavours. Some fragrant hops follow and the sensation ends in a short and soft malt. This one is a good example of a British IPA, lenient hops, bread malt base, some fruits. This drink is session able, suitable for easy drinking. Not as hoppy as I like the best - but definitely not bad either.
bmerz (733) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Juicy hop aroma of orange and peach on soft light malt. Flavor is juicy sweet with light spice. Feel is very nice silken with low carbonation. Nice change of pace from the typical USA IPA.
Bamsen78 (4000) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ You’ll Never Walk Alone in Kolding. Pours clear golden with stable white head. Clear aroma of hops, flower and fruit. Subtly bitter and floral flavour of hops with grassy touches. Nice, bitter aftertaste. OK
fiammanghilla (769) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottiglia 50cl @ il gallo brillo.
Chiara trasparente con schiuma persistente.
Buon corpo, malto in evidenza, luppolo nel finale.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold
Zarkam (527) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from alko Kannelmäki, hazy light amber colour with large creamy head. Aroma of Fruit, dough and resin with notes of citrus and cheese, bitterish but fairly balanced tastebitter long aftertaste, full body. Less hops than a lot of modern IPA’s, but very well balanced and the yeast adds an interesting character.