GIJOE (342) - Monterey, California, USA - SEP 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours golden with a thin white head that's gone quickly. Nose is lightly hoppy on a strong backbone of malt. Flavor is moderately bitter. Very pleasing. Medium body, lively carbonation. Very nice East Coast style IPA.
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Rune (6905) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravicask, 1/3 pint, GBBF 2013. Cloudy dark golden body. Not much head or lacing. Malt-fruity aroma, mid-sweet. Flavours of orange and apricot followed by dry and prominent, bitter, fruity shells towards the ending. Fine bodied. Nice (London Olympia 14.08.2013).
AWISLguy (915) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle bought back from Texas by Amy from the library, through ck1 - thanks Amy & bro! Pours a pale orange with white head. Aroma has sweet fruits, pine and pale malts. Taste is of sour fruits, sweet stone fruits, bitter citrus, sweet malts. Medium bodied. Finishes lightly sweet and sour. Thanks for giving me something new.
Beese (638) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2013. Served by the brewer. Poured a hazy light orange with a small amount of white head. Big hop aroma, Cascade, I think, but I may be wrong and some sweet orange peal. Tropical fruit flavours which turn to tart grapefruit. Lingering hop bitterness is perhaps a tad astringent, but overall pretty good IPA.
madmitch76 (12102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
14th August 2013
GBBF Day 2. Lightly hazy amber beer, Little white head. Light palate, slightly dry. Good fine carbonation. Nice fresh orange peel and citrus. Light dry finish. Not bad.
yngwie (11749) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 12oz. It pours a lively, clear dark golden body and a small, lasting off-white head that leaves lacings. Itís a bit malty on the nose, lighty bready and with some caramel, but itís the hops that plays the leading role. Grapefruit, some pine cones and a grassy hint. Itís almost effervescent on the palate, with a full body, quite dry, but with some residual sweetness. Caramel hints in the flavor, quite bitter and grapefruity. Some grassy notes in the finish which has mostly bitterness and pink grapefruit. A quite nice one, but somehow it weighs in a little bit too light, and is missing some complexity. 130829
harrisoni (12066) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Gbbf 2013. Very hazy dirty gold colour. Feash pink grapefruit hop aroma. Really tasty and just what I want a USA ipa to be. Some sweetness but otherwise pretty damn good. Love the pink grapefruit and bitterness on the finish.
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
clear amber, medium off-white head with decent retention. spruce, citrus, caramel, very light juicy tangerine. medium bitter, light sweet. medium body, oily feel
vtafro (2163) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. In order of our trip organizer we drink this draft. Golden pour with white head. Grassy hop aromas. Flavor is hops(having a hard time distinguishing the beer and the pepper from the food), other fresh hop tones, with some malt counterbalance.
ben4321 (3335) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Location: Bottle at a Yia Yia Maryís, 7/24/13
Aroma: This one has a fairly light aroma, with some hop notes to it
Appearance: It pours a clear gold-orange color, small head and mild lace
Flavor: The flavor is sort of dull, but balanced, with a light sweetness and light-mid bitterness
Palate: The beer has a fairly lightish body, with some plus carbonation
Another fairly unexciting beer from Saint Arnold. I havenít been particularly impressed by this brewery (other than the Divine Reserve) thus far in my Houston beer trying, but Iíll try a few more before I completely pass judgement.