kermis (9999) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel malt, grassy hops. Flavour is light moderate sweet and heavy bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
deanso (8907) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample @ THT tasting.
Thin white head. Hazy golden pour. Lovely hoppy aroma. Lovely smooth bitterness. Nicely done.
Vaiz (4258) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting @ ABCBeers. Hazy yellow pour. Aroma is spicy, sweaty hops, citrus and lemon peel. Flavor is bitter hops, grapefruit, citrus and a hge malty backbone. Well balanced and decent body.
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
16th December 2013
Craft Clapham. Keg. Hazy gold beer with a small white head. Palate is smooth with fine carbonation. Smooth creamy malt, slightly dry. Lovely orange - tangerine hops. Tropical fruits and a touch of mellow lemon. Light flowers and hop spice and a final touch of grapefruit marmalade. Light smooth finish. A citric bitter aftertaste. No idea this was a DIPA, thought it was a very nice IPA. So dangerously quaffable - I had another half. Lovely stuff.
rosenbergh (10338) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle. Bottled on 9/2/13. From bierkompass.de.
Cloudy yellow amber colour with a small off-white head.
The aroma is resin, grapefruit, tropical fruits, moderate bitterness, woody dryness and sweet malt. The flavour is incredibly balanced. There’s resiny and grapefruity (only a little) hoppy bitterness, sweet malt and some dryness. The hop profile is very pleasant. Some bitterness in the aftertaste. The alcohol is there - that’s for sure - and it’s warming but it’s not disturbing in any way. Very tasty and extremely balanced DIPA. Nice one.
maneliquor (3483) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at CBC Clapham. Pours bright orange with a small white head leaving nice lacing. Nose is full of citrus juice, grapefruit, orange rind, light spice and sticky caramel. Plenty of resin and orange pith in the taste. Some moderate grapefruit and lime zest. Lemon rind right on the finish with sticky toffee. Moderate dank. Ok balance for a big beer. Decent
Idiosynkrasie (6396) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
650ml bottle. Cloudy, yellowish golden colour with small to average, creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma, lots of grapefruit and zesty notes, mandarine, orange, biscuity malty background. Taste is fruity and bitter hoppy with moderately sweet caramel malty basis with biscuit touch, notes of grapefruit, mandarine, orange, a constantly present bitter-zesty touch becomes laid bare in the finish. Lasting finish, superb drinkability, well hidden alcohol - wonderful!
anders37 (22977) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity piney hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty piney hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy bitter citrus finish.
KnutAlbert (6705) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Craft Clapham.
Fantastic orange/mandarin aroma. Packed with sweet fruit, orange, tangerine, lemon. Dry tail. Lots of alcohol.
Theydon_Bois (16850) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at CBC Clapham, opening night jolly, 06/12/13.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is bitter citric hops, pine, pithy citric fruit, dank hops, fleshy grapefruit.
Taste follows, orange pith, touch of mango, grapefruit, straw.
Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dry grassy semi aggressive hop bitterness in the finale.