KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden with a tiny off white head. Hoppy aroma with pine, malt and fruity notes. Flavour had plenty of hops, pine, grapefruits and malty hints. Finished bitter and dry.
Skinnyviking (6733) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Clear golden body. Weak oranges honey aroma. Bitter malty hoppy flavor with high carbonation and a long aftertaste.
Ober (2807) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ 3de Pre-ZBF. A clear yellow colored beer, with a small white head. The taste is malty with fruits and herbs. The taste of malts with fruits like citrus. There is bitterness and some sweet. The aftertaste is bittersweet.
dEnk (3681) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2011 Bottle @ Pre-ZBF. Watery golden orange pour, almost no head.Aroma of fruiy sour wine, fresh hops and more. .Flavour is spicy and fruity hops, quite dry.Probably a bit on the low side because I tasted it after I tasted the Thornbridge Halcyon which was awesome.
madsberg (10107) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Light golden coloured. Fluffy beige head. Clear. Herbs, fruits and light spice in the aroma. Flavour spice, herbs and flowers. LIght sourness. Medium bodied. Smooth. Dry sweetish bitterness in the end.
Vaiz (3257) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2013 Bottle at 3rd pre-ZBF. Pours a clear golden color with almost no head. Faint aroma of hops and some sugary sweet fruits. Watery flavor with hops, and bitter lemon. Medium to low carbonation and a watery texture. 3/7/2010. 6/2/6/3/13
Re-rate, Bottle at De Molen @ 2nd tuesday tasting, hosted by dEnk. Clear golden pour, thin white head. Aroma is spicy, some citrus, slightly sweaty and nice fruity hops. Flavor is a bit chemical, but with nice bitter and spicy hops. Decently smooth and well drinkable. 7/3/7/3/15
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark golden colour with an off-white head. Very nice tropical fruit nose with lighter notes of sweet malt and butterscotch. Fruity, hoppy flavor. Also some sweetness, but bitter and dry towards the finish. Notes of tropical fruits (kiwi, citrus etc) grass, pine, sweet malt, light butterscotch. The mouthfeel is a bit oily/creamy. Nice!
OStreetBrewery (120) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 12, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted from the bottle at Kelly Ryan’s Thornbridge Tasting at the Malthouse. A big munich malt character dominates the nose with some hints of grassy floral hop. In the mouth the beer is malt accented with a big caramel malt character and some drying green hop character.
ladnewton (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cask at the Cask Pub & Kitchen on 3rd February 2010. Gold with a thin white head. Strong citric aroma (grapefruit); burst of grassy and grapefruit hoppiness. Rich and flavoursome. A beautifully crafted pale ale, well worth seeking out.
BigDUK (13) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle. Slightly floral, butterscotchy/sweet aroma, clear deep golden/copper in colour. Slighty bitter, citrusy with a perfume/alcohol presence, with a nice hoppy after taste on the tongue, very drinkable, very nice!! One i’ll recommend to friends.