maekchu (3210) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (from tasting session notes. Fresh and aromatic hops and some malt. Mild, with some full-bodied malt. Very good.
olio (8727) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle.
Originally rated on 20091017.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of hops, fruits, grass and caramel. Flavor of fruits, hops, hay, caramel and some mild pale malts. Nice an hoppy.
laiti (7873) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
35,5 cl bottle @ Kahdet Kasvot. Rated on 16.10.2009
Aroma has hops, some caramel, gooseberry bush and biscuits. Flavour has gooseberry bush, nettles, some biscuits, caramel and hints of resin. Good, but there’s something about the hop profile I do not like. The same thing occurred with Southern Hemisphere Harvest.
tomciccateri (1034) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 25, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours an opaque dark brown with very fine bubbles and no head but slight lace. Slight raisiny aroma. Medium body and dense mouth-feel. Even dark malt flavor balance and dry finish. No hops flavors or bitterness stand out. slight molasses character but not sweet. Interesting but not very appealing on a 95-degree F day in Albuquerque.
scanovajr (663) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - OCT 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. A clear orange beer with a large white creamy head. Aroma is malty and heavy hoppy, caramel, grassy, pine. Taste is malty and sweet, caramel, toffee and hoppy. Dry finish. Very solid beer
77ships (6925) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2009 vintage // thought this was a barley wine when got it but thurns out this is one old IPA cool // 33 cl. bottle @ Delirium Hoppy Loft // lightly hazy amber with a small off-white lacing head // smell is mellowed down hops, touch honey, caramel underside, flowers, tad grass and sweet grains // taste is bitter kiwi, lemon, light grass, lots of caramel, toffee, lightly bitter finish, touch malt, near pilsner malt. soft white grape drink // medium to touch lighter body // nice than I imagined, not too bad even if defiantly not what it was meant to be
kraddel (5649) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
had a sip of 77ship’s at delirium hoppy loft.
glad i onley had a sip, this might have been a good one, but it aint anymore... it just smeels ( and tastes) old. thats all that came to my mind. so yeah america, you prob are right.. drink ipa’s fresh, i guess..
Rasmus40 (15772) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. 2009 version. Hazy orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - wet hops. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 190712
garvus (3) - - JUN 19, 2012 does not count
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A nice beer but unremarkable for a sierra Nevada. A good start to spring beer.
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Originally reviewed: 10/14/08. Had this on tap at First Street Draught House here in Winston.
Came out a nice deep orange with a decent amount of head resting comfortably on top. This dissipated to a thin sheet, but the brew left excellent lacing rings after each sip. Beautiful.
Smell was strong floral hops and definitive citrus.
Taste mirrored the scent as I’m getting a large smack of grapefruit. Wonderful amount of hop bitterness that isn’t grating as it is balanced out by the malt sweetness. Beautiful combination.
This is a great fall brew! Smooth, balanced, tasty. I will seek this out again for sure.