FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 1, 2013
500ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn)MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2014
Lovely English hop aroma, really citrussy like a very fresh EKG or Fuggles, at flame-out ot later. Not lacking in pleasant sweet malts though, a good balance. Lovely in the mouth, gentle bitterness, pleasant carbonation, pleasantly full biscuity malty sweetness, smooth, and succulent. Lovely ESB taste, perfect balance, lacking nothing. So easy to drink, and really makes you want another. In some ways there’s a bit of Fullers 1845 in it, but this is hoppier. I think I might have a few more of these, and see whether I can persuade myself to bump up one of the scores, as 3.7 seems a bit of an underrate, this is an *excellent* strong bitter.
Bottle, 5.6%. Good citric and grapefruity aroma. Hazy grey copper colour. Good stable chalk white head. The flavour is sweetish and hoppy. The bitterness is quite rough, but there is a little fruitiness to balance it somewhat. On the whole, a flavourful IPA. Benzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Hazy pale yellow color, full sized white head. Smell and taste malts, a decent bitterness, a decent soft hoppy touch. Lingering bitterness. Decent body, soft carbonation. Quite nice. Solid (English style) IPA. bhensonb (15194) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours hazy gold with a slight off-white head. Soft grapefruit aroma. Med body. Flavor is grapefruit and floral. Some malt background. It’s definitely on the bitter side. Just a lot different from US ales. Which in this case seems to be a good thing. gunnfryd (14877) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle at DSG 2011. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, citrus, grass. Flavour is fruit, citrus. grass, hop. Ordinary beer.
Ratman197 (14834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromasof biscuit, citrus and earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness and light citrus with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish. Borup (14494) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle from SuperBest Hellerup. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, caramel, malt and fruit. HenrikSoegaard (14175) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2011
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Flowery notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Very nice. Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and peach hops, with a touch of caramel. Sweet caramel and citrus flavour Stuu666 (13398) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle at home, gushes everywhere. Pours golden with ridiculous head, nose is sweet toffee, pine, citrus, taste is juicy fruit, malty, sweet