yngwie (12515) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 22oz. It’s a more or less clear one, dark golden in color and with a small, white head on top. Piney, grapefruity aroma with a lot of malty sweetness. Quite sweet on the palate, full-bodied and with a little warmth. Bitter.flavor, both initially and in the end. Nice carbonation too. Pine cones, caramel sweetness and some citrus in the flavor. Bitterness, citrus and pine cones blend nicely with the maltyness in the end. Nice. 130119
Meilby (6235) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 650ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and pine. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a sweet fruity and bitter finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Geokkjer (5221) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of mint, malt, floral notes, some grains and some herbal notes. Flavor is sweet and malty with some bitterness, malt and grains. Medium to full body, soft carbonation.
Iphonephan (2600) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared with friends. Pours a hazy gold with a white head. Hints of honey and grass in the nose. Quite a smooth and mellow flavor for a DIPA. Mild bitter finish.
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - DEC 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy dark Golden with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel malt, pine, resin, oak and malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter.
cards04 (1397) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big beer in every way. Pours a nice thick orange with quickly fading white head. Massive malty, honey aromas. Very sweet smelling. Big sweet honey and mandarin orange flavours. Nice samooth bitter finish. Very sweet. Mouthfeel is pure luxury...like drinking silk. Great beverage.
Beerhammaren (856) - FINLAND - NOV 16, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar
Pours hazy hay yellow. Aroma is alcohol, fruits, honey, hops and malts. Flavor is alcohol, dried fruits, hops, citrus fruits, some plums?. Malty palate/bitter finish.
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bomber. Pours hazy orange color with small head. Aroma of caramel, earthy hop of pine. Taste is similar with a slight bready malt, alcohol and bitters.
sheep (93) - FINLAND - NOV 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
650ml bottle, bottled 06/02/12. Golden hazy orange with a small, cream-coloured head. Leaves good lacing. Big sweet caramel and a little biscuit on the nose with some (over)ripe fruits. Taste is caramelly malt sweetness with some fruity notes and a bitter, grapefruit-bite. Smooth palate, low to medium carbobation. Slightly sticky. Kind of overly sweet and one-dimensional.
jandd1983 (2046) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
It poured a clear copper color with a heavy white head. The aroma was of floral and grassy hops, some caramel malt, citrus fruit, pears, and pine. The taste was of balanced hops (medium bitterness) and sweet malt with faint supporting fruit esters and a dry finish. Very tasty.