humlelala (859) - - JAN 24, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(33 cl bottle at the barking dog) Pours a cloudy apricot with medium, white head. Good retention, lace and regeneration. Aroma is freshly hopped with potent fruity and herbal notes. Oily texture, medium carbonation, medium body and an intense, juniper-dominated finish. Flavour follows the nose initially and then the juniper afterbooster kicks in with a long, dry and bitter finish. Very well integrated and definitely something that opened my eyes to the use if juniper as a hop complementary.
mds (2154) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar in San Francisco.
Very murky orange. Smells of caramel and some fruit. Harsh, brackish flavour.
kidmartinek (3199) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy orange. White head lasts the drink. Citrus peel aroma and flavor. With increased bitterness
harrisoni (12429) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from The Bottle Shop Canterbury and drunk at home celebrating a Michael Lumb century for England in the West Indies. Cloudy orange with lasting white head. Orange satsuma and tangerine aroma. No idea what seabuckthorn should taste like, but I guess that berry thing in the flavour is it. Hoppy finish. Good hop flower flavour, some bitterness. Lots of hop citrus fruits. Some toffee in the malt to balance the hops. A little sweet. Good hops and flavouring though.
Ktwse (1350) - SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours murky yellowish-brownish with low white head. Aroma of funky, overripe fruit, some mango and some passion fruit, light grapefruit, dishwater. Taste is fruity big with astringent bitter finish, a bit too much. Light body with soft carbonation.
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Tejas (842) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My bottle says Nordic By Nature. Very cloudy appearance and flowery aroma. This tasted mildly hoppy but the flavors don’t work well together. Euros should leave the IPAs to the Americans to brew. In my opinion mixing Belgians and IPA makes for a bad style.
thirdeye11 (5378) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught) as cloudy as they come, deep grape fruity orange, oily bubbles. Nose is nice, honey, juniper, but funky, herbal, grapefruit peel, very estery. Taste is another animal, soaked in juniper esters, very ginlike, super bitter that stays on the palate, not my style IPA.
mar (4590) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gold with a white head. Nose is fresh hops, grapefruit, tropical fruits, and sticky. Great palate, tropical fruits, sticky, bitter, great finish.
lemasga (14) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 11, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hazy Orange color. Aromas and taste are strong. More a double APA than IPA. If you want to taste how does feel and extra-extra hoppy ale. 33cL is more than enough for such a bitter beer.
saxo (13331) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Mikkeller, Stefansgade. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are bitter herbs, hops, fruits, malt and grass. Nice and bitter finish.
mjs (4141) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 25, 2013
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(Keg at Põrgu, 20131125) The beer poured cloudy and mud coloured. Its head was large and white. Aroma had hops, sweetness and berries. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were hops, pine, sweetness, berries, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy and bitter. A unbalanced and acrid brew and but not completely bad.