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RATINGS: 1475   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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This ale marks our journey to the only place on the planet where fresh hops are harvested in our spring, the Southern Hemisphere. Our task was daunting-we needed to get the hops picked, dried, flown halfway across the world and into our brew kettle in a little over a week’s time. The result is a North-by-South fusion of fresh New Zealand hops blended with the finest North American malts. Its robust hop character presents an intriguing floral-citrus aroma leading to layers of fresh-hop spiciness. Enjoy!


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gbgbrouge (49) - SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Swedish SB. Pours golden amber with a creamy head. Aroma is floral citric with toffee notes. Taste is a blend of slight citrus, toffee and toast that ends in a long bitter finish. Nice one!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
abergdahl (48) - SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
This is right up my... Like it... A real beer aroma with no perfume traces, nice thick top and clear light brown color. Full and rich taste, again no perfume shit, good solid beer taste with a good bitterness, rather lively palate with a smooth feel..

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoppsan (151) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
710 ml bottle (!). Amber color. Large, creamy head. Floral and citrus notes in aroma. Toffee, citrus, fresh hops, green leaves in flavor. High bitterness and long bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a deep clear amber with a massive frothy white head that slowly settles. Aromas of caramel, peach, honey, toffee, grass. Taste is caramel, toffee, peach, apricot with some moderate hop bitterness and slight nutty tones towards the end. Mouthfeel is slightly sticky with lively carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutnick (567) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2014
Golden pour. Bit of a malty aroma popping out here. Taste is malt resin bitterness. Much prefer the northern harvest to this peckerhead.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
David_87 (3) - - SEP 11, 2014 does not count
First "fresh" hopped beer so i came in expecting more than it could deliver i guess. Disappointed with the aroma, taste is on the bitter and hard to define side, wanted more define hoptaste i guess.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1290) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Poured a honey amber color with a very generous head. Head stayed. Aroma of citrus fruity hops. Taste is citrus notes with hay grass and grains also. Some caramel notes. Medium bitterness throughout. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonttix (46) - -, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Fin tjock skumkrona, frächa goda humletoner med en god balanserad sötma. Avnjöts på fredagsspontanbesök från Jenny och Christian

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Franzen (331) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Zesty orange notes with caramell in aroma. Bit of sweet maltiness, pretty bitter. Finish is tea-like bitterness. It is not bad but I had expected more from this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a semi-clear amber to glazed over copper. There was a nice one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. Light lacing stuck and then slid. The smell was floral with a slight honey and then some tropical fruits and a light pine. It ends up having a light pine at the end. The taste was mainly sweet with a nice bitter allocation of the pine to balance the sweet tropical fruits and honey. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium with a fair sessionable aspect about it. The carbonation was there for the AIPA style, decent to me. Overall, good AIPA that I would have again - nice and bitter hoppy!


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