VastActiv (928) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0.33l at home (via alesbymail). Bottled 26032013. BBE 26072013. Colour is hazy orange with medium white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grape, citrus, hops and some malts. Good beer.
tommann (2029) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Pours dark gold with a large head. Aroma is mostly melon with a little mango and passionfruit. Taste has melon to start and some passionfruit in a strong, bitter finish.
The_Bish (973) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Well it’s nice isn’t it. Some bitter, quite a lot, not much floral or other yawn.
maeib (7635) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled 25/05/13. A golden beer with a big floating island of white head and lace. A very orangey citrussy beer. Lovely and welcoming in the nose and sharper and more bitter in the mouth. The citric fruitiness is very nice and it’s an enjoyable IPA.
RichTheVillan (964) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour with massive foamy white head, piney hop aroma with a hint if orange peel, grapefruit taste with oily piney hops some grapefruit, bitterness is spot on. Nice!
Dommod2011 (511) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
DV nails it every time. Sherbet. Didn’t know it until I read it. Lemon sherbet. Not their best but better than most. Fugazi.
olio (4156) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Bottled 26.03.2013. BBE 26.07.2013.
Pours hazy copper color with a large frothy head. Lots of crisp hops on the nose, citric fruits, some floral notes and mild grass also. Flavor of goose berries, hops, citrus fruits, some mild caramel and faint wood. Bitter palate, high carbonation. A very straightforward and refreshing IPA.
lusikka (4124) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aroma of honey, citrusy hops, pine, grass and floral notes. Flavour of strong citrusy hops, floral notes, grapefruit, pine, strong resin and bready maltiness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bitter, resiny, grapefruity finish. Alcohol comes through a bit. Great.
Pyrmir (1453) - Westra Aros, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @CBC13. Golden with white head. Nose is fruity and hoppy; citrus, grapefruit, resin and pineapple. Taste follows; fruity and hoppy with bitter finish.
tiong (2297) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Ales By Mail
Bottled on 26.03.13 - Pours clear dark orange with a small white head. Aroma of piney hops, grass, resin and fruits. Taste is sweetish, resinous and hoppy with notes of pine, grass and fruits. Finish is hoppy with hints of resin and pine. Another nicely hopped IPA from Kernel.