Ungstrup (27687) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes hops, caramel, and malt soup. The aroma has notes of hops, lemons, straw, caramel, and malt, leading to a very bitter finish.
DuffMan (5795) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared with Parksy, TylerDurden, and Rosser. Orange-tinted gold. Aroma is strong on citrus oil hop character, light malty sweetness. Nice hoppy body, grapefruit, light florals, well balanced malts. I much preferred this to Mission Shipwrecked, less sweet, better balance,much more to my tastes.
mcberko (4812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650mL bottle, pours a clear bronze with a small off-white head. Nose brings out yeast, caramel malt, and some resinous hops - quite balanced and more yeasty for a IIPA. Flavour brings out loads of resinous hops, caramel malts, and a bit of candied sugar. The 167IBU is extremely well-concealed. Quite a bit more malty than my ideal IIPAs, but the balance is good enough and it never becomes cloying. Good stuff, but underwhelming.
deanso (4127) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
sample at Deanís Monthly Den Haag tasting.
Thin white head. Slightly hazy blond pour. Hoppy aroma. Very bitter aftertaste.
reebtogi (3713) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
650ml bottle pours a pale golden amber color with a 2 finger white head that retains well and settles down to reveal some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is grapefruit and other tropical fruits with some hints of caramel. Taste is a fruity and malty sweetness with a citrusy hop bitterness all balanced together nicely. Even though this one is a little on the sweet side, this is still an outstanding DIPA. Highly recommended.
kermis (3678) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at Deanís sticky table tasting thanks to Deanso. Pours clear amber with an off white head. Aroma of big bitter hops, grapefruit, real hop overload, but not in a good complex way. Some caramel malt. Flavour is light moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Crit (3191) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy amber,small beige head.big piney hop nose.Big bodied malt fore,molasses mid,medium alcohol heat.Huge long bitter hop finish
kiwianer (2955) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 6, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The head is good, the body golden. It smells intensive fruity-flowery, hopintensive, aromatic. The taste is nice creamy, hoparomatic, hopintensive, bit bitter, malty-creamy fruity-flowery. Perfect! 13/12/13/14/-/14
jmgreenuk (2617) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Deansoís monthly RB tasting, July 2013. Poured a a clear medium amber with a round white head. The aroma is rich alcoholic. The flavour is strong bitter, rich, spicy, alcoholic liquorice. Rather nice and drinkable, but only in small quantities. The liquorice bitterness in the the finish is a little too much for me.
maneliquor (2284) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2013 Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours dull orange with a small, firm white head.Nose is quite resinous, sticky and full of dried fruits. Kind of like a sticky date pudding. Loads of sticky and sweet caramel resin with heavy grapefruit and dried fruits - especially apricot. Heavy bitter sweet tones and an easy going finish for such high IBUís. Good stuff thatís for sure