peponi (254) - POLAND - MAR 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: lots of hops - citrus and pine.
Appearance: hazy amber color, think white head.
Taste: medium bitterness (pine, grapefruit), light malty backbone, quite dry, very refershing.
Palate: medium body, medium carbonation, nice bitter finish.
Overall: Very good IPA. Highly recommended.
calm_dreamer (156) - GREECE - FEB 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Yellow body with no head at all. Aroma of citrus with floral hints and a fruity note. Same taste with long aftertaste and a medium body.
_angst_ (2564) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ BAJT. Pours hazy golden with a frothy white head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity with crackers, peaches, pineapple, freshly cut grass, grapefruit juice, pine needles and gooseberries. Taste is bitter and fruity with crackers, unripe tropical fruits, grapefruit juice, gooseberries, freshly cut grass, pine needles and hints of green peas. Mouthfeel is crisp, tiny watery, slightly astringent and light bodied. Finish is bitter with grapefruit rinds, unripe tropical fruits, grass, pine and gooseberries. Refreshing!
Tsekouratos (185) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - FEB 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Golden color with a white thin head. Aromas of pine, grass and general hops. Bitter taste at the beggining, lemon, orange, some grapefruit, with some sweetness balancing the end. Strong and long atertaste, bitter. Light body with low carbonation.
JohnRMurdoch (3171) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Golden amber, reasonable head. Biscuit resin biscuit grapefruit hop flavour. Orange mango passion-fruit and hop flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Good pale ale.
Arczir (111) - POLAND - FEB 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to tulip at home. Pours light copper with nice, dense head. Good lacing. Awesome nose - Mango, pineapple and... Yeah. Mango, it’s really nice. Some flowery and fruity notes as well, good composition. Fruity taste (grapefruit, the bitter part) followed by minimal sweetness and with short bitterness in the end. Very drinkable with light body and dry, hoppy finish. Low carbonation. It’s really good.
Tide (1643) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Kitty's. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with hops, citrus, mango, caramel and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, mango and hops. Very nice pale ale.
lusikka (5948) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle @ Black Door, Helsinki. Pours a dark copper orange colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, herbal notes, grapefruit and wooden notes. Flavour of caramel, grapefruit, biscuit and mango. Medium bodied, slixk mouthfeel and a tangy, biscuity, floral finish. Good stuff.
TET (1548) - FINLAND - FEB 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazy, orange beer with a weak and blond head. The nose is tropical fruity, mangos, fructose, soem pine needles. Quite mild aroma. Taste is tropical, mangos, peaches, some pine needles, medium bitterness. The end is piney. Medium bodied, quite smooth to drink. Nice beer that would be more powerfull.
al53 (66) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Batch 0040, bottled nov13, best nov14.
Hazy golden colour with small white head.
Sweet Tropical fruits, malt and hops (citra) on aroma.
Grassy taste with some tropical sweetness and hops.
Light body and carbonation and bit watery mouthfeel.
Short and light, dry aftertaste.
Good tasting, refreshing APA, but bit too light for me.