Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy yellow - white head. Fresh - super fresh hoppy. Grassy. Peachy. Nice hoppy. Light to medium malty. Fruity hoppy. Dry hoppy. High drinkability. ofey (68) - Doncaster, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2012
Drank it straight from the bottle.
Fair head after pouring and fairly bubbly giving me the burps.
Yeasty with bubblegummy character and fruity.
Due to the hoppiness a full flavour with oily afters. LesArgen (369) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 I got a lot of grapefruit and the slightest hint of passionfruit with some honeyed malt underlying it as I swirled this round my glass. I was very impressed with the aroma and looking forward to the first sip, but unfortunately I found it a little flat and watery on tasting. The passionfruit is more prominent on the tongue but the malt just about disappears altogether leaving a pretty short finish. A tad disappointing for a Bridge Road beer. (8-3-5-2-11 = 2.9)
Second go - don’t know why, but I got a lot more malt on my second tasting and found this to be a really well-balanced pale. Followed it with the Sierra Nevada PA, and I thought it held it’s own. jdpeebs (686) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2012
330ml Bottle. lovely tropical fruit aromas. subtle caramel malt flavours with a great hop bitter flavour, that lingers for some time. beardfear (87) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2011
Pale brown pour with a healthy cloud of sediment. Hoppy aroma profile with both local and Pacific Northwest characters that don’t overpower each other: passionfruit, citrus, mango, and a pineyness that seems to cut through as it warms. Light toasty malt beneath, but this is a hop show. Bitterness is medium; a touch less than its Little Creatures/Sierra Nevada brethren. Well attenuated and nicely carbonated. A contender for the best pale ale in the country. Very nice!
allanbowers (93) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2011
This pours with almost no head at all. It is a caramel colour and has hints of caramel in the taste. This is not too hoppy for a pale ale however it has a bitter after taste. Maris (1572) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2011
From a 330ml bottle on 12/7/2011. Pours a slightly cloudy golden, with a big head. Has a nice fruity aroma (esp passionfruit) with some yeast and bubblegum notes. Flavour wise, it’s a little less involving - just a bit of fairly non-descript fruity sweetness, followed by a quite decent hop kick. Not a bad drop. crispi (107) - AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2011 bottle. 33cl. Pours hazy orange brown. Nice aroma of hops and malt with a hint of honey and slight spice. little residue of yeast. white head, with lots of lace. sweet with a long finish. not too carbonated. drinkable. KapitiCritique (379) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 1, 2010
On tap at Hashigo Zake
Aroma: slightly toasted not something that jumps and makes itself obvious;
Appearance: murky light brown, minimal head and lacing;
Taste: slightly sour, medium bitter
Palate: light to medium body; thinnish texture, average carbonation, short finish;
Overall: Not really that remarkable ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2010 overly sweet with a slight tinny flavour. tropical fruits and citrus come through with a light bitterness at the finish. a lot better than their english pale ale, though