_angst_ (3444) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber courtesy of rlgk. Pours hazy pale golden with a frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving a sticky trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is fruity and herbal with crackers, white bread, mixed fresh tropical fruits, alcohol, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, gooseberries, unripe currants, freshly cut grass, pine needles, resin and hints of dry wood. Taste is very tiny sweet, bitter and fruity with crackers, white bread, alcohol, tropical fruits, pine needles, resinous wood, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, grapefruit rinds, gooseberries, black pepper and hints of red currants and black currant leaves. Mouthfeel is round, slightly oily bitter, smooth, very tiny astringent and near full bodied. Finish is bitter with grapefruit rinds, lemon balm, alcohol, pine needles, resinous wood and lemon zest. Very very nice IIPA.
kraddel (4535) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle thnx to kermis, a the ampkrot wale tasting;
pours blonde, whit good foam. lowcarbo, sweet, biter back. yummie stuff !
Japalo (1417) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle@ isabellas goodby party. Intense earthlike Moss spicy hoppyness. Fine bitterness rules. Rye bottom. Okay learning every Day. Complex complicated brew ;).
77ships (5244) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thx to kermis @ Rampkrot Whale tasting – 65 cl. Bottle sampled. Bright amber orange, big fluffy white head. Wonderful full pine nose, light caramel and spices, great hops, nicely sticky resin,… Taste is very juice grapefruit, some pine, almost soap, great hop profile, very light caramel, touch citrus, rye, bitter spices in the back, bitter zesty soapy pine,… Oily body, very easy to drink, nice.
kerenmk (3204) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Hazy amber with white head. Hoppy aroma: pine, purple and blue, a little soapy. Very bitter, hoppy, a little dry and juicy - almost fruit juice in the end. Medium body, hoppy-bitter finish, mildly carbonated.
ekstedt (5903) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (bomber), courtesy of rlgk. Clear deep golden, medium white head. Piney and perfumy hop aroma with tropical fruits and some spicy rye notes. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with high bitterness.
Zer0 (1165) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Aroma is rye, malts, tropical fruits and bread. Quite bitter but well balanced.
larsniclas (5995) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy golden. White head.
Sweet, grassy, hoppy aroma. Wet hay in both aroma and flavour.
Smooth and creamy palate.
rlgk (13158) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at "En liten provning hos larsniclas" hosted by Alex ( _angst_). Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Spicy hop aroma, caramel, fruity, pine apples, mango, citrus, floral notes, grapes. Hoppy citrus flavor, hay, caramel, raisins, ryebread, floral, grapefruit, mango, pine needles, woody, grassy notes. Hoppy floral finish with ryebread, mango, and floral notes.
zvikar (4000) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Pours yellow to brown with a nice head, aroma of lemon, honey, flowers, flavor of rye, pineapple, malt sweet and dry, medium to full bodied