bluevegie (3052) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear bronze body with white head. Peach and oranges on the aroma with similar in the taste, light grapefruit bitterness. Drinkable and refreshing.
hawthorne00 (2379) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pale amber with a white head. Resinous, somewhat soapy aroma with caramel, mandarin and earthy mango, pears. Lightish bodied, medium carbonation. Dull caramel sweetness, mango, pears, pepper, pine. Moderate bitterness.
ALLOVATE (2356) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2013 A hint of burnt toast and fresh mown grass mars slightly amidst a tingle of overly ripe tropical fruit and pinewood on the nose. Looks good even with chill haze evident. Big, rocky white crown held proud atop a deep amber body. Rough, tannic malt, light smoke, peanut husks, butter, all predominant on the palate. Fruit, either esters or hop contributed are muddled and lost. Lightly bitter - hoped for more. Not much length and dry. Tangy, puckering sweet/sour malt profile builds as it warms. Next!? (64cL, BBE 06/14, Dan Murphy’s Currambine)
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 29, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Dan Murphy’s. Aromas of caramel and grass. Bittersweet taste, with long length. Very well balanced.
Lunkie (1400) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Herbal hop malt aroma. Clear amber colour fair head and lacing. Malt spice herbal hop flavour. Smooth palate.
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Sevenlee (1271) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear amber colour with a small white head. Aroma is malt, grapefruit, citrus, pine, fruits and hops. Taste is medium sweet of fruit and citrus leading to a hoppy finish. Pretty decent effort.
vanvenlo (1204) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2014 Dan Murphy bottle (10-Nov-13) Fruity herbal hop slight sulphur aroma. Clear amber colour, poor head and suds lacing. Biggish herbal grass fruit pine flavour. Medium pine finish and tangy pine herbal aftertaste.
Maris (969) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - DEC 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 640ml bottle on 9/12/2013. Pours a clearish dark golden with a small head. Features a light fruity aroma which is very subdued by IPA standards. Flavour wise, the story is the same. Nothing objectionable but nothing particularly interesting. There’s a bit of nutty malt, a fair bit of sweet citrus and tropical fruit, and a medium, slightly lingering hop bitterness. Has a medium to full body and average carbonation. Easy enough to quaff but a bit forgettable.
KeefOz (856) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
BB 24/08/2014. Poured a slightly translucent golden amber with a one- to two-finger white foamy head that retained OK and laced with clingy spots. High carbonation with medium to large bubbles. Aroma of citrus hops. Taste initially of fairly sweet caramel followed by slight grapefruit and a good hops tanginess. Taste, while strong, is not as intense as the aroma led me to expect. Medium body. Slightly bitter finish. A good example of an IPA that went down well.
Dredd (687) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - APR 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pour is hazy amber with thin white head. Aroma is a nice grapefruit with caramel notes coming though. Flavour is a good dose of caramel malt upfront, quite clean with a good moderate bitter finish.