olio (4815) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355 ml bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of nuts, malts, orange, some hops and mild pine needles. Flavor of resiny hops, mandarin, toffee, mild caramel and goose berry notes. Decent, but would have loved to have tasted this fresh.
laiti (4539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
35,5 cl bottle @ olio, batch #130103
Aroma is quite light and stale with fruity hops and caramel. Flavour has hops, some gluey notes, fruits and resiny malt. Finishes with gooseberry bush. Good.
Sikash (207) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a nice clear amber color with a fizzy off white head that doesn’t last too long. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, caramel, malt, fruity. Flavor is sweet malt with big hops, citrus and pine, maybe some grapefruit. It has a hoppy clean finish that is not too bitter but lasts a decent while. Mouthfeel is average and carbonation is average. overall this is a delicious beer.
Gutifa (134) - Bad Wurzach, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Camba Bavaria. Amber beer with a tanned head. Good retention.
Aroma is floral and herbal. In mouth is hoppy and bitter but good balanced. I think that the bottle says that it’s an Imperial amber ale, anyways, a great beer.
Thanks to Markus Lohner for sharing it with me.
thome50 (751) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From beer trading notes. pours a hazy golden to deep orange. Aroma is malty and Knuckle Sandwich-esque. Hops go more in the taste with a bigger mouth feel. More hop forward and bitter than anything else. Nice, big IPA.
Bvdubn (17) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the batch bottled in march. Very floral in the nose. The hops have subsided a bit but its still delicious. Medium carbonation with decent lacing.
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RmmHronek (169) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
It has a pineapple/foot aroma. (Brian says ’pineapple toes’) The flavour is all middle, no taste up front, followed by big fruity/wine middle, then a subtle hop flavor to finish.
baugh12 (14) - lakeland, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Does not smell overly hoppy, fruty aroma. More after taste than anything. Smooth and drinkable.
BSchnab (118) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
aroma was floral and pineapple, appearance was an amber color. taste was a little let down some bitter but was expecting more from this beer. overall was ok
RoyceH (1189) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - APR 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Rattle & Hum. Hazy amber with almost no head, tad of lace. Nose is massive hop and grapefruit, touch of apricot. Lemony. Mouth is lemony, grapefruit, sanguinello, hoppy fresh grassiness, oily dull bitterness. Finishes dry and refreshing. Yes. Yes. And yes again.