Kavu (2662) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,33l bottle @ The Oak Barrel, HEL. Pours hazy golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity and bitter malts. Flavor is bitter malts, tropical fruits, hints of grapefruit and hops. Good balance on the fruity side. Nice.
Maltworm01 (7) - - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A classic high quality Widmer Brothers IPA, lovely hoppy aromas dominate this ale but would still judge it to be a session ale, quite light for such a hoppy brew.
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle in Seattle. Standard hazed gold appearance. Fruity sweet hops, Balanced tasty body, solid strong hop ipa. Not the most unique character but a juicy, tasty ipa for my return to the states.
kiwianer (3425) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The head is ok, the body orange and cloudy. It smells fruity, dry, bit bitter, flowery. The taste is hoppy, fruity, bitter, flowery, refreshing. Good!
Tide (2056) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at bar. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, pine and resin. Bitter finish with grapefruit, hops and pine. Decent IPA, although very badic in terms of flavors.
Shlemophone (20) - RUSSIA - NOV 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Average iPA, nothing special, in my opinion. Maybe too much bitterness.
martin00sr (1247) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Almost clear, dark golden. Frothy, white head. Grapefruit and pimeapple aroma. Pine later on. Flavour has smooth, fruity bitterness with caramely malt coming through. Nice.
Camons (6996) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours glden with a white head, some lacings. Aroma of malt, bread, gras, light stale citrusly hops, grapefruit, pine. Flavor is malt, caramel, bread, stale hops, pine, light alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 191114
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle -
Aroma - balanced approach with strong notes of pine and green table grapes. Appearance - slightly hazy golden body, light carbonation present, solid 2" white head with medium retention. Flavor - piney punch up front, oranges and peaches on the sweet receptors with a clear showing of grapefruit too. Overall - a really good buy and an above average beer.
oliodnb (455) - ITALY - NOV 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle. Pours slightly hazy orange golden with two fingers of creamy off white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is light with some pineapple, citrus peel, resin. Taste is similar with light sweet malts, light fruits and a generous final shopping with herbaceous bitter notes. Medium body, light carbonation, watery mouthfeel.