gunnar (3584) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, ABV 3,9%. Pours clear golden, with a small average white head. Nice flowery hops on the nose, grass, honey and grainy malts. Biscuit malty, flowery flavor. Some citric fruits also. Light to medium bodied. Nice character and balance.Nice crisp hoppy aftertaste, delicious
MoritzF (7756) - Bochum, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle, 3.9% abv) Clear, golden colour with a blond medium-sized foamy head. Lemon- and citrus-fruity, also slightly floral hoppy aroma with a tinge of cara-malt in the background. Slightly bitter flavour, light bodied with a mildly carbonated mouthfeel. Soft malty base with aromatic fruity (citrus, apricot) and slightly flowery hoppy notes, lingering into the slim and moderately bitter finish. Pleasant light Ale. 13.XII.09
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from Oddbins, Chorlton, Manchester. Amber/gold colour with firm white head. Malty aroma with a touch of citrus and some floral notes. Flavours are orange/lemon and grapefruit cirtrus with some hints of vanilla. A touch of sweetness with a bitter finish. Crisp and light palate. Very good summer beer.
oh6gdx (18554) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (from K Citymarket, Rauma). Golden colour with mediumsized fluffy head, that settles into a small foamy thing. slight lace. Aroma is strongly zesty, fruity and flowery hoppy as well as mildly yeasty. Flavour is quite much the same in a quite bitter way. Bitter and quite dry biting finish.
Skinnyviking (5944) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 18, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Low but lasting white fluffy head. Hazy golden amber body. Strong oranges aroma and hops. A bit thin and watery fruith hops flavor with low carbonation and a long dry bitter metallic aftertaste.
finol (1685) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden with lots of carbonation and a light white head. Floral aroma, malts and hops. Some kind of resemblence with a cheep lager, hop bitterness just for the sake of it?
sayravai (4654) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottled, rated earlier when RB was down) Clear golden with a smallish, quite firm and lightly lacy head. Grassy-herby-hoppy aroma with lime and lemon peel. Fresh, citrusy fruitiness dominates the flavor, with a crisp, aromatic-grassy hoppiness. Also sweetish malt present, with a dry and mildly bitter finish. Light to medium body with slightly foamy carbonation. A fresh, very easily drinkable session ale with enough hops to keep it interesting.
hirigalzkar (1819) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Look: Golden, semi hazy, white head. Smell: Flowery, citrus, hops, malt. Taste: Malt based. Bad hop cheap aftertaste.
Geiserich (2559) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 11, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled: Golden to copper color, small foamy head. Nose with aroma hops, hints of fruits and citrus. Some light sweet malt aromas. Flavor is light malty, some honey notes, grassy, citrus and herbal hops and a herbal hop bitterness. Good ale.
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear golden, small average pale head. Nice flowery hops on the nose, earthy grass, honey and grainy malts. Biscuit malty, flowery flavor, with mint and good herbal bitterness. Some citric fruits also. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation. Nice character and balance, pretty great for a Golden ale.