jonas (5594) - 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.
laiti (5554) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE 06/2013
Aroma is soapy with some peaches, grainy notes and hay. Also hints of caramel. Flavour is sweetish with fruity notes, some caramel, biscuits and gooseberry bush. Too messy and yeasty. Also the tartness does not fit here.
daniele (5210) - ITALY - SEP 18, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ambratra buona schiuma media persitenza naso leggermente maltato note agrumate luppolate un leggero cereale lievito in bocca corpo medio discreto amro non molto persitente
altonbrownd (3756) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber body with thin head. Nose of hops and cara,el. Quite nice taste and texture.
Arve_Christian (2995) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On 50 cl bottle from Drinks of the World, Zurich.
Dark golden color, good foam.
Distinct, but integrated hoppy aromas (pine), some fruitiness and light citrus notes- caramel & vanilla notes.
Medium body & complexity.
Solid bitterness, well balanced.
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 50cl. Purchased in coop. Appearance: It pours a beautiful clear amber beer with a tall, nicely remaining lacing creamy light beige head. Good lacework. Aroma: Caramel, perhaps some diacetyl, earthy and citrusy hops, light orange, slight juniper notes. Taste and palate: Medium bodied. Subdued bitterness. Sweetish. Pleasant malt back. Gentle carbonation. Orange, juniper and cloves showing up. Medium bodied. Dryish finish which is reminiscent of hops which are high ond alpha acids and caramel. Overall impression: A nice take on the style.
hirigalzkar (2242) - 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 (2109) - 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.
MarcoDL (2056) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bit flat version of an American pale ale. Thin body of malt, with some mild hopping. Needs more power.
bartlebier (1530) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle courtesy of Allan, danke! - It’s toasted...Lucky Strike of a US amber ale with pleasant roasted caramel and piny hop notes, a dry mouthfeel, slight marred milky palate. Unusual aniseed notes showing up in the aftertaste rather than citrus.