rlgk (14691) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, named Centennial Simcoe, 5.2 percent. Bottled on June 24 2014. Hoppy citrus and pine aroma, grass, grapes, floral, some mango and peach. Hoppy pine flavor, earthy, hay, grassy, floral, passion fruit, some mango. Quite complex and drinkable.
Niall73 (2286) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home. 5.2%. Pours a light orange with a white head.Aroma is tangerine, lemon, light toast, grass. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Big juicy orange/tangerine, orange rind, light toast, marmalade, very zesty. Not that sweet which is great. It’s all juicy citrus and very enjoyable for it!
mR_fr0g (6021) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home from the brewery shared with Sarah. Hazed golden orange coloured pour with a good lasting loose white head. Aroma is classic american c hop, grassy citrus, tangerine and some strawberry ice cream. Flavour is crisp clean base malt with a slight nutty finish then solid American hop character, some grass and lemongrass, tangerine, light chalk in there water profile. Palate is medium bodied with a light sweetness and dry enough in the finish. Another very enjoyable beer from the kernel.
DutchDrebus (4928) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ joes. Clear golden yellow with a snall white head. Smells hops, fresh, grassy, citrus. Tastes sweet, grassy, hops, nice! Thin to medium body, soft, nice carbo.
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @joes. Yellow color with a white head. Smells and tastes hoppy, fruity, pine, nice.
Benzai (10906) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Joes. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Aroma is lightly malts, lots of grassy hops. Taste lightly malts, again very grassy, hoppy, moderately bitter. Average body, soft carbonation.
dynamiteninja (1681) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle conditioned. Medium white head. Hazy gold orange body. Tangerine, satsumas, passion fruit, lemon, soap suds. Tangy and bittersweet. Sherbety. Dry finish.
Garrold (2834) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Cunningly disguised as Centennial Simcoe. Hazy gold. Plenty of bubbly, white head. Ripe peach. Apricot. Plenty of skunky Simcoe. There’s a little damp cardboard to this one. Taste is light bitter. Some dryness. Palate is airy, and a little thin. Finish is dry, and light bitter. It’s a Kernel, so it’s good. But it’s not Kernel good.
Countbeer (5500) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Served in a shaker:
Hazy yellow with a medium to smaller sized white head on top.
Aroma is a soft smooth mix of hop fruits, apricot, peach, some lemon/citrus tones, hint of flowers and a sprinkle of fruity herbs.
Flavours of hops, fruits, apricot, peach, light citrus tones, some flowers, herbs, bitters, some yeast and a hint of some dry herbal tones. Nice fruity and bitter!
Aftertaste is fruity, hoppy, bitter, light creamy and light dry.
Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a creamy smooth light dry texture. Nice.
EdKing (2201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from brewery. Colour is orange/rusty amber, cloudy, big bubbly white head. nose is citrous fruit acidic, pine, orange marmalade, citrous rind. Taste is a big hit of citrous peel zest, which softens into a rich orange marmalade. As it lingers on the tongue the hop bitterness builds and it’s quite hop astringent, piney, resiny and prickly.