anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter finish.
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
9th August 2014
RBESG pt 18. Moncada. Grand tasting. Hazy gold beer, pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and crisp. Airy malts. Light floralness. A bitter kick in the mid and then mild citrus peel and hop spice. Light dry finish.
fiulijn (14513) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Chuck’s Hop Shop, 85th st, Seattle
Amber color. Lean and fresh, strong animal hop aroma; fairly dry, a bit fruity. A bit messy overall.
harrisoni (13704) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle grand tasting RBESG14. Hazy gold lasting beige head. Resin grapefruit hop aroma. Pretty good. Standard west coast ipa.
bhensonb (11047) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at 2014 Capitol Beer Fest. Pours golden amber with an off-white head. Aroma seems pine. Med body or better. Flavor starts pine, goes fresh stone fruit. Nice fruity and bitter finish.
Leighton (10960) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 London Grand Tasting - Moncada Brewery. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. This one seems a little old, with crackery malts, hints of dry caramel, dusty pine, leaves. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Simple dry and bready finish with light leafy hops, dried pine. So so.
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Goat Hill Tavern. Hazed orange pour with a white head. Pungent grapefruit, pineapple juice, and orange peel on the nose. Kind of grassy and floral as well. A touch of caramel malt. Nice and dry on the palate. Very light caramel malts, tons of grapefruit and pine. Some pineapple, slight citric acidity, and orange oils. Not bad at all.
rlgk (10510) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at San Diego Brewing Company. Clear golden/orange beer with a decent offwhite head. Fruity hop aroma, pine apples, grapes, oranges, some peach. Hoppy pine flavor, mango, citrus, pine apples, oranges, some floral notes. Refreshing beer.
imdownthepub (10210) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, 355ml at Thirsty Meeples, Oxford. Clouded orange amber with white head. Sweet, tropical fruit flavours from the start, some plummy alcohol, slightly thinnis. It’s ok if not exciting.
FatPhil (9344) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 15, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle (Black Door, Helsinki)
Slightly dishwatery aroma, but majoring in caramel. Hazy orange, small brief head. Slightly soapy, but actually pretty OK sweet hoppy taste. Lots of caramel, but a good amount of bitterness too. Finish is very reiny, which almost makes up for the part-sugary-part-watery feel in the mouth. Finish packed with resins, and lasts a fair while. Some perfumey aspects too. A curiious one, has some pretty pour lows, but some pretty decent highs. Not gonna waste any, put it that way...