Braastad (287) - FINLAND - MAR 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brown color with little head.
Aroma has tropical fruit, citrus. Great for beer of this strengh.
So is flavor. Malty and fruity, very bitter. Thin, obviously.
Benzai (6268) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Clear golden color, medium sized white head. Aroma and taste are malts, nicely hoppy and nicely bitter. A bit thin texture, decent body, suitable carbonation. Nice beer!
undercurrent25 (1296) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a pale colour, light bodied and hoppy. This was a gem of a beer, much better than I was expecting
TET (1399) - FINLAND - MAR 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A light brown beer with a weak and white head. The nose is quite fresh, nice. Citrusfruits, some toffee and fresh wood. Taste of nuts, some toffee, surprisingly strong hoppyness, some citrusfruits, wood and harsh herbs. The end is more traditional with a dry wood. Light+ bodied, smooth and mild carbonation. Positive beer. Quite fresh, also citrusfruits and courage hoppyness.
Idiosynkrasie (3104) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey, deep golden colour with average, frothy, fluffy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Hoppy aroma delivers a plethora of flavours: piney, herbal, citrusy, fruity; hints of grapefruit and orange. Taste is dry hoppy, mineral, slightly grainy and strawy, minimally piney.
VastActiv (2017) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small foamy white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grape, hops and malts. Very fruity bitter.
gegwilson (515) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask in the Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury. Amber with a white head. Nice pineapple aroma and flavours and a good bitter finish. Something a touch woody about it, but in a good way. Nice.
gwoodin (40) - Birmingham, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml. ar: grapefruit hop. ap: gold, clear, minimal head. ta: grapefruit, quite dry, appropriate bitterness. pa: medium bodied, dry finish. ov: a reasonable beer. Strong grapefruit flavour.
Beersiveknown (2395) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask@belfast beer festival
Hazy pale gold, fresh hop aroma, citrus and passion fruit. Dry tropical bitterness well balanced by malt, gentle carbonation.
minutemat (740) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at The Old Hand & Diamond, Coedway. How has it taken me this long to try this beer?? Exceedingly well-balanced bitter with a good malt base & pillow soft earthiness with a fruity hop character. Same again barman.