SarkyNorthener (1707) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Stirchley wines. Tasting with Richthevillan. Hazy orange rust coloured beer with small head. Aroma of mandarins, hops, grapefruit and mango. Taste is chalky, mandarins and juicy hops. Moderately chewy. Very nice.
RichTheVillan (2449) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Stirchley wines via SarkyNorthener; hazy light copper pour with a thin off white head, tangerine and pine aroma, taste had juicy fresh pineapple, tangerine, pine and a hint of grapefruit, moderate bitterness.
mkel07 (3093) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Scratch Bar 040214. Not bad for a Scottish IPA. Good balance of maltiness and hoppiness.
jamestulloch (1260) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2014 Bottle from Cornelius. Clear golden body with a thick off-white head. Low carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of passionfruit, kiwi fruit, mango, pine and caramel. Flavour is initially sweet - wood and caramel - then pineapple and red apple notes come through in a bitter finish. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. For me, the 7.4% ABV version is an improvement on the original Brave New World. A great IPA from arguably Scotland’s best brewery.
zimbo (526) - SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Off white ever so slightly yellowish fullush head. Goid deeo new world hop nose. Deep golden body. Bitter hop gorward which is very balabced with dome sweetness. Tadtes New World but with some tight almost juniper Old World bitterness throughout. Light penrtrating bitter end. Bit fizzy but not neatly enough to make a bad impression.
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, Chester Beer & Wine. Clear dark amber pour with a nice plump, lingering white head. Piney hop, cut grass, kiwi and tropical fruit present in the enticing beak. Sweetish flavour with juicy citrus and more piney hop. Quite subtle and satisfying bitterness. A very drinkable, quality IPA.
minutemat (1341) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from Beermoth. Pours a browny orange with a decent head reducing to patchy bubbly foam. Exceedingly hoppy with tropical and floral elements and a healthy dose of sweet malts. Quite tasty with a nice bitter finish.
AdiBeer (886) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: tropical fruits, citrus hops. Appearance: hazy gold, small white head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: alcohol, bitters continue lightly, short finish. Overall: nice IPA, alcohol in the palate prevented higher rating. Pint at The White Horse, Parson’s Green.
Osprey87 (1385) - WALES - FEB 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at Draft House London. Hazy orange with a big foamy white head. Leaves deep lacing. Smell - big caramel, lots of fresh tropical hops. Body is medium and carbonation fairly low. Taste - caramel malts, lime and kiwi, finishes with salty stock and cabbage (in a good way), dry resin. Big IPA in great condition. Doesn’t have the flavour to match the smell, but a really good easy drinking beer.
leebotton (183) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet, malty, hoppy, pineapple and passionfruit aroma. Can smell bitterness as well as sweetness. Surprisingly mild distictive fruity flavour with huge bitterness on the end. Unusual flavour coming out from the yeast used. Aromatic and pleasant perfume like flavour on the very back of the mouth. A very big, in your face beer but not as exciting as I expected.