hirigalzkar (2265) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Darker than your average APA. Dark malts. Dark fruits. Almost no sweetness. Long bitter aftertaste.
finol (2110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from COOP Zürich.
Pours orange with a yellowish head.
Taste of oranges, malt and pine needles. Smooth mouthfeel.
magdalar (513) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, 50cl. Pours a clear dark amber with a frothy beige head with nice lacing.
Smells earthy, with some roasted malt, caramel and a little bit soapy or dusty.
Tastes of a mildly bitter caramel, a surprisingly fitting blend, with some earthiness to it.
Medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Oily texture. Finishes dry.
d07c0m (89) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden orange with good billowy head. Deliciously roasty and toasty malt flavors coupled nicely with very fresh hop flavors and aromas. Very true to the style. Excellent stuff.
jonas (5603) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, thank you very much Julian! Orange, a few clouds - the bottle gushed a bit, big lacing eggshell head. Nice citrus, mango and mineral aroma. Good chewy nourishing body - Some american microbrewers could learn something here. Nice citric and piney hops, minerally leafy notes, dry yeasty on the tongue. Grassy aftertaste. Good one.
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A Mes rate. Bottle from Bachser Mart and drunk in the Novotel in Zürich.
Attractive amber brown colour with a decent white head that settles quickly to a thin film. Malt upfront again with a good earthy, nutty character. Light hoppy overtones with some delicate grassy bitterness in the finish. Well balanced and easy drinking. Decent stuff.
chrismax (3) - Pfäffikon, SWITZERLAND - DEC 6, 2011 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Comment? My absolute favorite. To be enjoyed with very good friends only. Always have a stock somewhere. If not, go get some.
desertman (1) - Uster, SWITZERLAND - NOV 28, 2011 does not count
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cool label. Beautiful clear amber color. Nose of toasted caramel and freshly harvested wheat. Slightly creamy palate finish. Lasting hop aroma.
omhper (19233) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, thank Bov! Hazy amber, mid sized head. Gentle hop aroma with grapefruit and canteloupe. Dry with light-medium body. Soft bready malt covered with a wealth of grapefruity hops, long salty bitterness. Balanced and very moreish. Nice and uncomplicated.
daniele (5219) - ITALY - SEP 18, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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