ilovetrappist (23) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer has a floral aroma that gets a citrusy as it warms. The appearance is a dark hazy amber with a creamy off white head. This is an incredibly smooth ipa that leaves the bitter flavor from start to finish. Nice creamy mouthfeel as well. Nice IPA from St. Arnold in Houston.
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bronze colour. Lots of citric hops and some resinous notes, but not as extreme as I was expecting. Relatively refined and subtle for a US IPA, almost subtle. Even-tempered and easy drinking, with a moderately bitter aftertaste. Not aparticularly big beer in US terms but I like it. Bottled at the joet gathering, January 2005.
Dorwart (2535) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thin off-white head of fine bubbles. Creamy on top. Very light carbonation. Nice hoppy aroma. Some floral and fruit. Maybe some mango. Color is a slightly cloudy dark amber. Sharp citrus bitterness. Little grapefruit offset by a nice roasted grain flavor. Quite good. Sightly tart palate. Finish sort of dry and a little bitter. A pretty good IPA. Thanks to robanion for this one.
Ungstrup (34336) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
An orange beer with sediment floating around and a small white head. The aroma is very sweet and dominated by grass. The flavor is also sweet and very hoppy with the hop oils coming thru, the end is dry and very hoppy. Nice IPA. Thanks to Fly for letting me fly home with this from GABF.
SpringsLicker (3456) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Robanion for this one.
A large, frothy off white head comes from the pour of this hazy orange/amber brew.
Grapefruit aromas come easily and the flavor that follows is nicely bittered all the way through. Good malt too, but not sweet or sticky. Very nice IPA.
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden. Slightly hazy. The crispy flavour has notes of unpleasant thing like soap and other chemicals. Nice hoppy finish.
heemer77 (5294) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 9, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Recieved in a trade with Kevin. The body is a medium amber color with a quickly dissapating slightly yellowish head. The aroma is grassy with grapefruit and some caramel. The mouthfeel is sticky. The taste is grapefruit and full bread crust. There is a little bit of toffee. This is a nice IPA with a little hint of sweetness.
madsberg (11369) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled: Orange coloured. Uncelar. Light brown head. Dense fruity hop aroma. Has herbal undertones. Flavour is heavy. Hops, herbs, some chocolate and fruity. Full bodied. Is heavily bitter in the end. Good one.
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Golden coloured with chunks in it. Hoppy aroma. Hoppy flavour with a dry and bitter finish. Fruity notes. Nice.
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2005
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz. bottle. Hazy amber color with a small white head. Nice aroma of citrus hops and some mildly sweet malt. Flavor is fruity and floral with the hops up front and a decent malt backbone.