thebeertourist (5179) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Crowbar. Cloudy golden with a big healthy head. Fresh citrussy and piney hop nose. Good bitterness, pine, some orange zest, citrus. Complex. Seriously good.
shoulderbroken (3660) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Craft. Cloudy golden colour, small white head. Aroma is BO hops, bubblegum, Belgian yeasty. Taste is very Belgian, saison like graininess and herbal, bit of grapefruit and pineapple, and peach in there too at the finish. Low carb. Nice.
berntholer (1559) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
ivory white head that disappears fast with some lacing. orangeblonde turbid colour. aroma citrus, spces, grassy, herbal, cardamom. taste like aroma, slight sourish, bit boozy, esters, pepper and quite bitter finish. medium body and soft carbonation. draft @ animale
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with big white head that fades away to a ring. Spicy peppery belgian yeast aroma with lots of citrus. Taste is similar, plenty of grapefruit and light peppery yeast. Bit foamy with a bitter finish. Nice.
Idiosynkrasie (6306) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Slightly cloudy golden colour with huge, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Slightly spicy, yeasty aroma, citrusy, fruity hoppy company, some floral notes, peach, apricot, some barnyard funk. Taste is tart and bitter hoppy, spicy yeasty, subtle toffee basis; lively carbonation.
DanielBrown (4370) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Ruddy, hazy, thick in the mouth, with a moos ice head. Juicy blood orange taste, with pips and all. Nice. Always Siren are nice.
sunevdj (3937) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle of Rainbow IPA at home. Pours a hazy golden with a white head. Sweet with some bittereness. Lots of hops aromas of spruce citrus fruits and hints of resin. Those Duvel yeast notes are quite up there too with aromas of baking yeast, perhaps a bit too much. Slightly ciderish in the very beginning. Medium to full bodied. Very lively carbonation. Hoppy and dry finish.
zacgillbanks (4376) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rainbow IPA bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a murk yellow-orange cloudy beer with sweet tropical fruit flavours, a creamy mouthfeel followed by a slight sharp pineapple and citrus finish.
minutemat (4147) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle from Beeritz. Lots of sweet pine on the nose, extremely tasty with a prickly bitterness and resinous character, some toffee and citrus coming through too. Great stuff.
ration (2126) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
141213. Bottle at home (ABM). Pours hazy light brown with a high head. Aroma fresh hops, Belgian yeast. Medium bodied. Not Bad.