Slepkov (36) - Ottawa, Ontario, - JUL 15, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Essentially as good an American Pale Ale as can be found. Ample floral aroma with some pine and grapefruit. Light in the mouth with the right carbonation. A good balance of bitterness and malt. Of course, a large hop character the perfectly mirrors the aroma; pine and grapefruit. Delicious. LCBO Ottawa.
Deu (716) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours out in a deep golden-light amber colour with smooth, small head and medium to crisp body. Aroma of fresh hops with hints of herbs and flowers. Taste of dry, bitter hops, herbs, thyme, coriander, citrus fruit, lemon zest and spruce. Mild and smooth bitter finish.
rbrazell (1675) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Edmunds Oast. Clear hazy gold pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma of tropical fruit hops, cantalope and melons, citrus and English yeast. Slightly chalky in flavor with New Zealand hoppiness. Not too shabby.
matstrange (67) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pale straw colour with a visible thinness when poured. Has a moderate short lasting head. The hop explosion in the mouth though is special (albeit slightly grassy in flavour) . This is up there with some of the great APAs. Definitely worth a buy!
Bov (9552) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 25, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
courtesy of Rolf Schmutz - light hazy blond beer with a persistent white foam; initial spicy hoppiness followed by a fair fruity tones (star fruits, elderflowers); a good malt body, assertive and light astringent, fizzy and bitter; dry and long bitter fruity hoppy finish of mango and grapefruit
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 0.5l. Pours slightly hazy golden with white head. Aroma has the full array of exotic fruits and hops. Extraordinary. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter, fruity, citrus, pine, grapefruit, mango, hops. Aftertaste is bitter and fruity. Perth Perfectly balanced, highly drinkable, amazing flavours. Awesome beer.
Countbeer (4483) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass:
Medium sized white head. Almost clear yellow colored beer.
Aromas of hops, flowers and hoppy fruits.
Flavours of hop fruits, some citrus and grapefruits, some flowers, herbs, some smooth bitters, you know it, itís there. Very nice and balanced beer, bit thin but even more easier drinker.
Aftertaste is a mix of hops, herbs, bitters and some fruits.
Low carbo, light watery light creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a light watery texture.
slowrunner77 (3720) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"i REALLY DIG BOTH THE DRINABILITY AND THE fruitiness (mostly tropical) in this brew. Still malt malt forward than Iíd prefer, due to it being English, or age...or most likely both. Nice quaffable solid brew, though."
daje (2454) - NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Olympen, april 22nd 2014. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma is grassy with tropical fruit, crisp, taste of grapes, grapefruit, apricot, a good showcase of Nelson. Good bitterness too, a bit weak body and short aftertaste doesnít do the beer justice, but overall itís a nice thirst quencher.†
Sjohnh (175) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I really like this beer. Light gold with a small white head and some lacing. Gorgeous aroma of tropical fruit. Flavours of grapefruit, passion fruit, kiwi, nicely set off with a creamy mouthfeel and a slightly bitter finish. Well balanced, and a winner for me as I like the hops that give this degree of exotic fruit.
GuideDogSaint (309) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Waitrose, Epsom at home on 2/9/14. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of grapefruit. Bittersweet finish. Great stuff.