explosivedog (1609) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 21, 2017 BeerGeekconz (22) - Auckland, - DEC 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours light copper with a short lived head and nice lacing. Sweet caramel malt aroma with firm spalt hop presence. Great crystal balanced by hop flavour. Water perhaps overcompensates the big crystal character. Dry, bitter finish. Very good ipa balancing the malt of the uk with the hop rates of the us.
On tap at a restaurant. Pours golden without head. Pine, grapefruit, lemon, a horde of sweet peaches at the end. Biting bitterness to begin with, but that sweet peach cancels it out in the aftertaste. Interesting. Bule (2253) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2017
32oz bottle pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Piney hop flavors that linger.
mpeacey (17) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 21, 2016
946ml Squealer. Golden, hazy pour. Nice lacing head. Hoppy aroma with resin, melon, and citrus. Taste is fairly bitter with restrained sweetness and a hint of alcohol in the finish and strong carbonation. Good stuff. nickd717 (4885) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Golden pour with a small white head. Nice aroma, citrusy Nelson Sauvin, white grape, slight herbal. Flavor is restrained, pale malt backbone, citrusy hop finish. Medium bodied, crisp, lively. Decent. mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2016
[8237-20160512] Tap. Fruity navel orange skin and toasted bread aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting creamy white head. Light bitter citrus flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
jercraigs (10858) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2016
(@ Good George brewpub, Hamilton, NZ)
2016-05-12. Crisp golden IPA body, moderate head. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, notes of green melon and fruit. Flavour is fairly bitter throughout, hop character is similar to aroma with notes of green melon, tropical fruit and lightly resinous green hops. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Tasty, very drinkable. 7/3/7-8/3/16+ On tap at Good George, Hamilton, NZ. adasko (2233) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 22, 2016
Fruity, juicy fresh aroma. Grapefruit, mango, a bit of orange and nafta. Hazy, golden color, small white head. In taste a lot of oily and nafta like notes. Typical NZ hops. On the back end some fruits and rather medium bitterness, but it’s pleasant, short, good quality. Good mouthfeel, refreshing, crisp. Quite a good beer. Samtzu (574) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 5, 2016
1l bottle. Fresh happy aroma with a significant bitter kick. Possibly too much bitterness as there seems to be very little else going on. Still enjoyable. waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 31, 2016
Couple of 330ml bottles with a decent hoppy aroma while the taste is a great blend of tropical citrus hoppy flavours & a bittersweet very fruity finish GlassBrass440 (321) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 15, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy light amber with fluffy white head that doesn’t stick around for too long. Moderate aromas of tropical fruits balanced by an earthy, bready note. Flavours bring spicy and tropical hops with a bready malt base. Fairly bitter with citrus and alcohol in the finish. Medium light bodied and moderately high carbonation.