Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the inaugural Rainbow event, held at King William IV - London. Pours cloudy yellow with a foamy white head. Rich and resinous, with big citrus rind character. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Rich citrus elements on the finish. Very nice IPA.
Martinus (4497) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, yeast, light green banana, tropical fruit, sweet apricot. Bitter flavour, banana, Belgian yeast, malts. Bitter finish, quite malty.
(from 33cL bottle @ Chris and Ruth’s place, post-RBESG ’14 tasting)
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Londis, Penny Lane, Liverpool. Hazy orange pour with a small white head. Fragrant grassy hop and fruits in the beak. Healthy dollop of citrus and tropical fruit in the flavour with some tidy hop bitterness. ABV well managed. Plenty drinkable and a solid IPA.
Benzai (14103) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at ChrisO. Hazy golden color, medium sized a bit soapy white head that diminishes quite quickly. Aroma and taste lightly malts, lightly grassy hops, some tropical fruits, fruity hops, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation.
gunnfryd (14120) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pale amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is sourness, citrus, malt. Flavour is sourness, malt, hop, orange, citrus, pine. Medium body. Ordinary beer.
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours hazy orange, taste is huge dry bitterness, piney fruit.
daje (3999) - NORWAY - APR 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Schouskjelleren, december 26th 2013. Hazy dark yellow body with a staying white head. Aroma of grass, citrus, pine, toffee. Taste is spicy with peppercorns, grapefruit, lemon, light piney, and a sweet malt base. Good hoppy finish.
Garrold (4249) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Very murky, dark orange colour. Huge, bubbly, white head. Tropical fruit. Grapefruit. Buttery toast. Taste is yeasty dry. Some sweetness, prior to a hefty thump of bitterness. Chewy, oily palate. A dry, yeasty balance. Long, fairly light, bitter finish. Very nice.
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from the Red Squirrel Chesham Brewery Shop. Poured a cloudy yellow, with a dense, white head. Yeasty aroma, with notes of dry grain and lemon. Initial flavours of citrus hop, bread and brown sugar. Finish was biscuity malt, grapefruit and very, very bitter, astringent resin. If this were draught, I might have assumed that they had got to the bottom of the barrel.
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[ As Siren Rainbow Red ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grass, orange - citrus, light grapefruit. Initial flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter, finish flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange, leather - grass, sharp. hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft - fizzy.