BeerandBlues2 (10345) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 28, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours clear orange with a small, fizzy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy hops (floral, citrus, perfume, pine) with medium tropical fruity esters and light biscuit malt. Flavor is medium biscuit malt with moderate hop flavor and subdued bitterness with tropical fruits and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.
Travlr (14150) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the source during the RBESG, organized by Nate - thanks! Hazy deep golden color, small off white head, scant lacing. Aroma of tall grass, weeds. Taste is grass, light spice, good malt balance. Tasty stuff.
argo0 (11814) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl bottle, thanks Travlr. Small off-white head, clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some grape, orange. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, grapefruit, some grape, light bread. Light-medium body, light acidity.
Dedollewaitor (14205) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Kernel. Pours clear golden with a small white head and lacings. Citrus, orange and grass. Dry, crisp, smooth and easy.
Theis (13976) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (RBESG 2011, London) at The Kernel. Clear amber - offwhite head. Fruity, peachy, toasted, ok bitterness, piney, light resin, citrus, medium malty. Nice.
ekstedt (5673) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle (50 cl) from the brewery. Shady deep amber, medium white head. Citrusy hop aroma, on a cookeish malt background. Dry with medium to high bitterness.
oh6gdx (21326) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. HAzy orange colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, wood, some earth and mild yeasty notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, caramelly and quite bready as well.
Leighton (12583) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at the brewery. Pours cloudy, dark gold-amber with a foamy, white head. Clean, light pine aroma with some grass. Mild sweet flavor, light resins in there, bit more pine and grass. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Great balance, especially in the finish, so clean, more grass, pine and mild citrus rind. Superb.
joergen (21938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the brewery.
Hazy amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head.
Fruity aroma of hops and grass.
Fruity flavour of hops, grass and liquorice.
Dry hoppy finish.
yespr (33187) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cL bottle at the brewery. Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild hayish and fruity. Light brewmash note. Herbal, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Rather dry and solid bitter. Lingering fruity and citric into the finish.