mmill527 (80) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2014
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Just because it says I P A in big bold print on the bottle doesn’t make it a real india pale ale. Ok beer, but no sir... it ain’t an IPA.
nakedwhendrunk (2197) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 30, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Reviewed from notes.
This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute.
There was some light lacing here and there in no intricate fashion as it just kind of went all over the place.
The smell had some light citrus hops that were over top of some English malts. Obvious soapiness is slightly there.
The taste was mainly sweet through the malts and the hops.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat sharp but still slightly subdued as well.
Overall, this beer was decent as an English IPA that I could down again.
Dervock (501) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle - pours gold with a white head. Not a lot of hops on the aroma, more caramel malt. Dry taste across the palate. Not really an IPA.
Fluxing (315) - POLAND - AUG 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Kolor jasnobursztynowy, lekko opalizujace. Piana bardzo obfita, ale bardzo szybko redukuje sie do cienkiej warstwy, ktora utrzymuje sie przez caly czas picia, minimalnie oblepia szklo. W aromacie intensywny przypalony karmel polaczony z calkiem intensywnym aromatem angielskiego chmielu w wydaniu slodkich owocow i migdalow, z tylu przebija lekki kwasek, typowy zapach ulepkowatego ESB. W smaku cale szczescie nie jest juz tak mulaco jak w aromacie, ale i tak jest dosc mdle, karmelowe, tostowe, melanoidynowe, lekko przypalone, z majaczaca gdzies w tle nuta gorzkiej czekolady, do tego lekki metal i podwyzszona kwasnosc, ale na szczescie nie sa one na tyle przytlaczajace, aby uniemozliwialy picie. W smaku polpelne, dosc slodkie, gladkie i sliskie. Wysycenie niskie. Lekkie rozgrzewanie alkoholowe po przelknieciu. Goryczka niska, absolutnie nie kontruje karmelowej slodyczy tego piwa, lekko lodygowa, owocowa i migdalowa.
whoisghost (78) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Beautiful rich copper colour with a creamy off white head. Lacing sticks around. Smells stale. A little hoppy but nothing great at all. Tastes grainy and harsh, not a great beer. Palate Is watery and thin. I would have thought I had an off bottle if it weren’t for the previous ratings.
DoctorHop (12) - Cardiff, WALES - AUG 10, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
hay, grass, golden, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, thin feel, fizzy, bitter, OK ipa nice and bitter aftertaste not so much floral and fruity notes you get in other American ipa ok but not brilliant
tedvard (26) - - JUL 13, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
One finger white head which dissipates quickly. Clear golden orange colour. Big carbonation bubbles.
Citrus and subtle spice aroma. Clean and sharp hop notes.
Malty base which is initially sweet quickly gives way to sharp, piney hop flavour which lingers at the end of each mouthful.
Carbonation not as high as expected with the big bubbles racing up the glass. Definite fizz to the beer but pleasant. Fairly short finish to the flavour but it is citrus sharp and sucks your mouth in. Dry finish. Light body but resinous texture.
Drank this one chilled out of the fridge so the flavours might have been dulled slightly but overall a very refreshing beer. Not a heavily hopped American style IPA but pleasantly sharp and dry with a balanced malt base.
dliberto (172) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2014
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Drank from the bottle. Aroma is comprised of lemon-lime, citrus, and hay. The lemon-lime flavor seems off, seems like the malt overpowers the fuggles. Medium bodied beer with heavy carbonation and a slightly sticky mouth feel. Some bitterness is attached to this beer.
McTapps (4331) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a light amber.copper colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of mild hops and spruce. Taste of mild hops, light wheat, bread, spruce, mild citrus fruits and herbs. Easy drinkable and not that bad but also nothing special.
MichaelAwesome (4314) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne shared with McTapps. Hoppy start with some citrus fruits and bit spruce. Dry and bitter finish with some grassy moments and earthy background. Not a bad one but I expected lot more.