mkel07 (4836) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Dan Murphy’s September 2013. Big hoppy beer this one with pine, citrus and floral aromas. Heavy in the mouth and the aftertaste hangs around.
hawthorne00 (3277) - 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.
bluevegie (3070) - 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.
ALLOVATE (2816) - 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 (2037) - 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.
Muggus69 (1867) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
640mL bottle BB 24/08/14
Pale gold body with some haze, holds a small white foam.
Decent hop nose; grapefruit rind, pine sap, woody spice & fresh cut grass with some underlying lightly toasted malt in there, perhaps a touch of diacetyl?
Full bodied, good carbonation, drying texture.
Delivers a good hit of pine & citrus hop, some unripe stonefruit in there with lightly nutty, biscuity malt playing second fiddle. Moderately high bitterness, finish a tad short.
Pretty decent IPA, without being anything too memorable.
Lunkie (1726) - 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 (1711) - 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 (1652) - 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.
KeefOz (1401) - 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.