madsberg (9335) - SÝborg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Tasted blind # 35 @ Papsoe 21. august 2010. Orange coloured. unclear. Dense light brown head. Aroma: Sweetness, pine, herbs, flowers, spice. Flavour: Pine, flowers, spice, caramel, light soap, grape. Medium to full bodied. Caramelly and citric bitterness in the end.
joergen (18850) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle #35 at PapsÝs blindtasting.
Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops, grass and pine needles.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and pine needles with notes of grape fruits.
Dry hoppy finish.
yespr (28651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, blind #35. Pours clear and golden deep orange with a lacing white head. Aroma is dry wooden, hoppy and mild citrusy to peachy. Sweet toatsted malty, peachy and citrusy. Dry and hoppy with a pinewood touch. Ends dry and bitter.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of footbalm/douglas88. Pours a hazy pale amber with some floating impurities and a lacing off-white head. Very peachy and exotic hop aromas. Rather solid body, quite some caramel and again very peachy hops leaving a massive bitterness. 210810
brokephibroke (256) - Mead, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Found this 750 ml bad boy at a state liquor store in Moab. Only sold at room temp, so I am drinking it thusly out of a small hotel plastic cup. Clear burnt orange pour with a nice off white puffy head. Spruce aroma with an allspice note. So far so good. But the palate is very thin with a fleeting bitterness. Taste is balanced, some malty sweetness, some hoppy bitterness, some alcohol. Itís OK.
Glouglouburp (5867) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
In short: Ultra-basic IIPA. Nothing special.
How: Bottle 750ml. Consumed fresh a few weeks after receiving it from footbalm. Thanks Eric
The look: Clear golden body topped by a large beige head
In long: Nose of leafy and grapefruity hops. Taste is rather simple. Body is a bit thin for a 9.5% IIPA. Juicy mouthfeel with a soft carbonation. Basic honeyed and caramelized malts, a bit of pine-tree, bitter grapefruits. The bitter finish is a bit harsh like it is often the case with IIPA with a grapefruity hops signature. Alcohol is apparent and it comes to bite you in the end. Nothing special really, a little below average for the style. Uinta has a limited distribution. To anybody reading this: Donít make a detour for this beer. To Uinta: Donít make a Detour, period.
beerbill (3179) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle sampled at the 2010 NFB&WF at Martha Clara Vineyard. Pours a clear dark gold with a linen white head. Very pleasant aroma of resinous pine and malt. The flavor is similar with ample resinous pine and a nice lightly sweet caramel malt backbone. Moderate bitterness at the finish. Perhaps my palate was just happy to be awakened after a series of 3.0-3.4 beers, but I really enjoyed this one.
LilBeerDoctor (3227) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a clear deep orange with a thick, foamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, sweet malt, light fruits. Flavor of sugary caramel malt, lots of rich malt. Meh, just not very tasty without the typical citrusy, hoppy notes. More of a barleywine than IIPA in my book.
fredandboboflo (1570) - East Setauket, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 5/6/10. Aroma malty with marzipan, toast, bread, some pine and grapefruit, but not nearly as much as I would expect from a DIPA; at best working with the malt, at worst subdued below it. This is three months old, so itís possible something has been lost, but Iím also drinking it within a week of it landing locally, so it seems fair to me. Flavor again malty, and marzipan remains in my mind. A bit of spruce wood seems to dash across the tongue. Some nice malty notes, but pretty one-dimensional. The commercial description says it finishes dry. Uh...what??? Yeah, no, a lot closer to barley wine sweetness. Aight as is, poor for what I expect picking up a double IPA.
alexsdad06 (3824) - Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle picked up in Reno. Pours a clear amber color with a large foamy yellowish head. The aroma has mildly toasty caramel malts with herbal, pine and citrus hops. The flavor has some caramel maltiness as a base, but the combination of citrus, pine and herbal spicy hops takes over. Finish is dry with good bitterness. Medium plus bodied; this was a pleasant surprise to find in Reno.