oppear (93) - Tallinn, - SEP 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2013 Honey color, smells IPA sweet as one would expect and the taste is again good, although everything is slightly sweeter and perhaps more simple. For me this delivered. enough bitter and serious, plenty playful at a good price.
Holmen1 (3410) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fra flaske på sesongens siste M2, Cardinal juni-15: Oransjegylden med kort skum. Appelsinmarmelade og citrus + litt maltsødme i aroma og smak. Tydelig men allikevel behagelig humlet, velbalansert. Til en DIPA å være er den meget lett å helle innpå.
Holmen2 (1747) - NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 15.06.15. Clear orange. Diminishing off-white head. Aroma of medium roasted malt, dark caramlel, brittle, Sevilla oranges and pine shoots. Similar taste. Round mouthfeel.
gunnar (6356) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear golden/amber with no head at all. Aroma is malty, with a big resiny hops addition. Taste is moderate bitter, fruity and resiny hops. Nice one.
Foffern (1408) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Pours a clear, orange-amber color with a beige, creamy head. Aroma of caramel, pine, leather, flowers, tropical fruit and dried apricot. The flavor has more grassy hops, pine, grapefruit and caramel in the background. A little dry. Full bodied, and has a slick mouth feel. Powerful bitterness that lingers. A DIPA with a fruity aroma and hoppy flavor. The bitterness is on the edge of being unbalanced.
MartR (87) - Aespa, ESTONIA - JUN 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Super hoppy and strong double-IPA. Tons of new world aroma hops in taste, nicely bitter and refreshing. Strong beer, yet no noticeable booze. Funny, I remembered this one having lots of those tiny champagne bubbles, but actually the carbonation is quite flat in this one. Would have given even a higher rating if I’d got my bubbles.
pentaz (1255) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours hazy orange/amber with a lasting and lacing small head. Aroma is quite malty with pine, caramel, grass, toffee, earthy hops, grapefruit and hint of ripe fruit. Taste is moderate sweet and moderate+ bitter. Body ia medium, texture oily and carbonation moderate. Finishes quite dry with a solid bitter bite and mild heat.
Arve_Christian (3870) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On bottle from Vinmonopolet , on order ( bu). Deep golden color, good foam. Medium/ high aroma intensity; hoppy , citrus, caramel & toffee. Medium/ full body & complexity . Some sweetness - but balances well. Very Enjoyable
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Rolfarild (107) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear pale amber. Aroma of goosberries, hops, mang and malt. Taste a lot of tropical fruits, honney. Aftertaste of herbs and bitter dry malt. Nice white head and lacing.
tfredvik (1361) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazy medium amber body with a small, off-white head. Very strong aroma of slightly overripe tropical fruits and caramel. Strong flavour of slightly overripe tropical fruits, caramel and lightly roasted malt. Moderate sweet taste that is accompanied by a quite heavy bitterness in the long-lasting finish. Mid-bodied, oily texture, moderate carbonation, some dryness in the aftertaste (despite the very long-lasting sweet taste). A very nice one.
[33 cl bottle shared with Svensenga smak & behag, from Systembolaget Gårda, Göteborg]
Florya (779) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
How : bottle Appearance : cloudy amber with a small white head. Aroma : tart berries, fruit, citrus, pine, honey. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.