scotty (1088) - - JAN 13, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clean pale amber in colour, head is thin and disappears quickly (loses a point!) but otherwise looks good! Light nose of malty caramel and lovely citrus hops, nice! Well hopped palate with slightly sweet malt, the finish goes on for ages with different layers of zesty hops and malt appearing and lingering, delicious! A crackin’ beer, doesn’t feel like a 6.1%, drinks very easily, lovely!
nybol (62) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
En klassisk engelsk ipa, ikke vanvittig meget humlesmag fra fuggles humlen men nok til at det vare ved i eftersmagen
yiannnos (1099) - , CYPRUS - AUG 1, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear dark amber colour. Malty caramel taste and aroma, sweet, slightly bitter finish
HerrBierkoenig (581) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From 0,5l bottle, Pours clear amber liquid, small to medium white creamy head, Aroma: sweet, fruity, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, malty, caramel, honey, some fruitiness, bit dull bitter, Palate: medium body, soft to average carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long caramel finish, Overall: fine, but one is enough.
KW92 (533) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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sound67 (474) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Maker: Shepherd Neame & Co., Faversham, England ***
Beer: Shepherd Neame India Pale Ale (bottled, 500ml) ***
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB ***
ALC.VOL.: 6.1% ***
"A glorious showcase of the distinct, heavily hopped beers for which Shepherd Neame is famed, India Pale Ale delivers potent bitterness, offset with generous amounts of pale ale malt to deliver a balanced, yet uncompromising brew." [brewery note] ***
Colour: Reddish amber, clear, with a medium-size, fluffy off-white head. ***
Nose: A bit sweetish. More caramel malts than floral notes. ***
Texture: Medium to full body, not watery. Initially active carbonation, but settles down quickly. ***
Taste: First sip suggests a firmly malty, toffee-ish base, interacting with floral notes. Caramel, brown bread. Middle is more floral, but still predominantly malty. Good bitterness in the finish, with the malts vs. hops balance being pretty much the same. Aftertaste is long-lasting, firmly bitter. ***
Impressions: Not really an IPA, it’s a little short on the hops and there are virtually no citrusy or pinewood notes to speak of. Instead, it’s close to the same company’s "Spitfire", but a little more powerful (much higher ABV) and with more depth of flavor. Not bad, a superior, stronger session beer.
Zita (5513) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
light sweet nuts aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, light bitter finish.
Hansen (7607) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Aroma is lightly sweet, light caramel, notes of hops. Flavor starts sweet, light toffee, bitter finish.
artemb (127) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUN 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: caramel, rosemary.
Taste: moderate sweeteness balanced with moderate bitterness.
Flavour: caramel, light dried fruits (apricots, apples), malts.
Short sweeteness and long pleasant bitterness in the aftertaste.
I like this IPA.
It is not extremal but very pleasant and good balanced.
dchad56 (129) - - JUN 11, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Caramel decent aroma. Pours lively with high initial carbonation producing thick foam - calms down to give decent head over orange body. Good tongue and mouth feel . Nice tasting - easy drinking.
stouby (4067) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Ølfestival 2015. Clear orange with a white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel) and hoppy. Flavor medium sweet and bitter, light spicy, ending dry. Medium body.