Tim Webb (256) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle at Owls Brew in Singapore. Allowing for the fact that this had travelled some, I was impressed by the direct hop, firm malt base and layered nature of what appeared to be a serious beer.
minihame2 (235) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 26, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear, copper coloured body with a tan head. Nice, hoppy aroma with grass and citrus notes. Taste is not very prominent, only slight bitterness towards the end. Watery mouthfeel, fairl low carbonation. On the lower end of the IPA spectrum.
GenDV138 (2166) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Small glass at Beer Komachi. Slightly hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral, citrus, tropical. Tastes of citrus, floral, tropical, stone fruit. Medium body with a dry finish. Very nice.
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Bungalow in Kyoto.
Pours is orange with a small white head. Smells of biscuit. Tastes extremely bitter with some juicy grapefruit notes. Unbalanced yet enjoyable.
drjoeng (47) - - SEP 6, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
6% ABV. IPA
Light tan head. Pours thick and hangs around a good long time.
Sweet malty nose. "Beery"
Mouth is malty and full of bitter hops. Light on the aromatics. As it turns out, not much to write home about. It’s a beer. It’s a competently brewed beer. It has clean flavors. But it really is too pedestrian for me. Boring lah. I suppose if you were going to have some awesome yakitori and didn’t want to be distracted, then this could provide a very sound foundation for an evening of snack food and karaoke.
borre_m (394) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a cloudy amber. Aroma has pine and some malts. Taste is not too heavily hopped, still a good amount og pine and grass. Balancing with malts. a full body. I really like it.
TBone (13225) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Craft Heads, Tokyo.
Hazy amber color, medtium-sized off-white head. Grapefruity, a bit fruity-caramelly aroma. Medium-bodied. Dry woody flavor with late bitterness. A bit fruity. Balanced. Different.
melush (1068) - SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tirador, en 23 Craft Beerz en Nagoya, Japon. Color dorado anaranjado. Sabor a lupulo, citrico, afrutado, muy suave.
Thisis12ptfont (908) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - APR 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is herby hops, barley, earthy, resin and caramel. Appearance is a deep copper with no foam and nice lacing. Taste is pronounced bitterness with a very earthy, dry, hoppy resin. Malty backbone comes through with roasted caramel, biscuit and hinted molasses. Overall, very good IPA with bitter hops and noticeable booze. A rating.
Westkyoto77 (542) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Japonica. Hazy dark orange, medium head. Grassy, slightly spicy nose. Medium to light body. Nice flavours of grapefruit, treacle. Mild bitterness, but had a good fresh tang.