pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 8, 2014
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a copper colour with off white head. Earthy aroma with spice notes. Hop finish.
barcull (9) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. This beer now imported into Canada. Aroma is balanced with some fruity esters, less malt fullness than I recall having from the cask at the Burton-Upon-Trent museum brewery. It tends toward the medium body, medium dry with a long hop finish.
Braudog (6014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours with a huge body, towering head. Drinks with an interesting Brittanic character, a little woody, but well balanced with a firm malt backbone and a British hop flourish. (#5866, 11/21/2014)
NordicV (1386) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gyllengul med stort vitt skum. Bottle. Doft av hö och en aning citrus. En del maltighet i smaken med en torr beska med lätta citrusinslag. Mer som en bra lager än en IPA (även med engelska mått)
MarkoR (682) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a copper colour with medium white-beige head. Aroma is bread, cereal, fruits, some hops. Taste is fruity, malts, caramel, bread.
rederic (3207) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle, amber-copper color, with a fluffy white-beige head, very light earthy floral fruity, leafy, grassy hoppy nose, with a subtle tea leaf, toasted, pale, caramel malt accent, and a bready, cereal note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild toasted, caramel, pale malty, toffee, light flowery leafy, grassy hoppy, apple skin fruity character, with a faint tea leaf, toasted bread crumbs, zesty lemon peel flavour, leading towards a toasted, caramel maltiness, lingering fruity, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.
Bif (1693) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a copper color with a decent head, and spotty lacing. Aroma of citrus, grainy, mild fruit and malt sweetness. Taste of citrus, bit of caramel sweetness, bread, bit of fruit and malt in the background. Nice bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, crisp but flavor is a bit muted. Enjoyable beer, nice to have a traditional style IPA once in a while.
Strykzone (5526) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint glass. A huge off white head takes plenty of time to settle. The second pour had the same result. The beer under it is clear amber. This beer is malt forward and resembles a low ABV barleywine meets English bitter. Hops are somehow European while not really bring fruit. Wood and bread flavors. Some brown sugar, too. This is a huge difference from a US west coast IPA. The finish got thin.
Montaigne (4) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014 does not count
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
One of the few bottled beers I can always rely on to ’deliver’. Full of flavour.
Rasmus40 (13785) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Maruhn. Clear orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280914