rosenbergh (10642) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Clear golden colour with a small white head.
Citrusy and floral hops, mild bitterness and some mild sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is dry citrus, grapefruit and floral hops, grainy malt and mild to moderate bitterness. Drinkable. Soft carbonation.
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Danís house, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks Armin! Red orange appearance with an off white head. Floral, big grapefruit aroma. Somewhat bitter, rich grapefruit, orange citrusy hoppy flavor.
slowrunner77 (10241) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 22, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pretty big pine resin and citrus aroma and flavor. Fairly bitter too. Didnít seem terribly fresh but still liked it - maybe get it from the source one day soon :)
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Original Spikeís in SLO. Pours a clear deeper amber with a medium, off white head. Nice, decent lacing. Nose is quite nice: fresh orange, citrus hops, flowers, caramel. Taste is quite aggressively nutty bitter, thick brazil nut and walnut skin, decent caramel background. Much better than expected. Fairly quenching, clean, no off flavors. No soap or diacetyl thankfully.
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leaparsons (9942) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2016 Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Golden amber with an off white head. Multigrain with mango and lime. Very spicy with hot alcohol . Grass with pine. Oranges. Herbal. Nutty tea. Grapefruit and white grape. Leafy mint. Good but unbalanced.
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bomber from Binnyís in Schaumburg, IL. This must be well aged or badly mishandled, because no way this bottle would be a 90+ rated beer. Clear yellow-orange pour with a small soapy white head. Cardboard, stale hops, a bit of herbal - I canít get much of the good stuff others found in this. Damn shame.
DuffMan (9593) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, from day 9 of the Beer Advent Calendar 2013. Bright orange amber with a thick pillowy light golden head. Terrific bouquet of Pacific Northwest hoppy goodness, very vibrant. Juicy citrus hop flavours open the palate, some perfumey pine, but mostly tangerine and grapefruit. The malts are equally lovely, a little doughy, a little toasty. It all finishes with a lengthy bitterness. What a terrific surprise!
allmyvinyl (9546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle from Ales by Mail. Pours clear golden amber, thin white head. Aromas of resin, skunky hops. Taste is oily, bitter, crystal malt at the back for balance. Oily texture, bitter finish. Nice.
mR_fr0g (9515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared on Level 42, 09/06/2016. Many tanks to Daniel for this one. A mostly clear golden yellow coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is solid Base malts, caramel, and toasted pine needle. Flavour is composed of semi sweet Base malts, caramel, orange rind, pine needle. Palate is medium bodied, fine carbonation.
olio (9370) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle. BBE 30.09.2014.
Pours clear dark golden-copper color with a large white head. Very resinous and piney aroma, some sweet tropical fruits lots of oily hops. Sweet orange and resinous hops on the flavor, mild caramel, sweetish pale malts and some mild gooseberry notes as well. Smooth oily palate with a bitter malty finish. A very nice and balanced IPA leaning towards the malty side, feels very fresh even though itís very close to BBE date, but I bet Itíd be even better fresh. Good.