SinH4 (4789) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2014
Dark amber color with beautiful large head, looking smooth. The hops don’t take over, of which I was afraid. Interesting smell, a bit of hops, a bit of roasty malt. Bitter, roasty, malty taste. Very complex. Citrus/Grapefruits from the hops, caramel, bread, and much more. Full-bodied and smooth carbonation. A very good one. g_georgiou (571) - CYPRUS - SEP 26, 2014
Dark amber aroma with a medium to thick beige head. Aroma is heavy malt, hoppy, fruit and caramel. Some spiciness. Taste is medium sweet with medium to heavy bitterness. Texture is creamy, body is medium. Bitter finish. MrHult (467) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Flaska från Sue Ellen. Rödbrun med stort skum. Kådig doft... Kådig maltig smarrig smak. Bra! rarbring (2294) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2014
Aroma: Some sweetness, and then lots of citric and floral hop smells. Yummy.Darkmagus82 (2302) - - AUG 28, 2014
Appearance: A red clear beer with hints of brown, an off-white head leaving lacing.
Taste: An initial toffee sweetness, then grape-fruit and lemon, pine resin, fresh grass. and the taste stays, and goes on.
Palate: Medium low carbonation, a good dry feeling.
Overall: If the color wasn’t red it could have been a DIPA for my behalf.
Note: Bottle at de Klomp. Reviewed 2010-07-10.
Transfer from BA review on 2-24-13-
Poured from bottle into pint glass
Appearance – Pours a very nice deep-deep amber bordering reddish-brown color with a big billowy off white head. The head has great retention, but fades slowly to give way to some nice lacing.
Smell – A good dose of citrus hop aroma is the most pertinent. Grapefruit and a bit of lemon with an ever so light pine hop aroma are mixed in with a bready malt smell.
Taste – A roasty bready malt flavor mixed heavily with some strong grapefruit flavors that are in the forefront of the taste. These flavors last the whole of the flavor. Toward the middle, the other hop flavors present in the nose become present in the taste. The lighter tastes of lemon and pine develop, with a more lemon flavor in the middle and a lighter pine flavor toward the end. Overall it is a more bitter taste throughout and a bitter flavor is left to sit on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – A nice creamy body with a slightly lower than average carbonation level really allows for the hop tastes to penetrate the tongue.
Overall – The mouthfeel, look, and smell are all quite nice, but the very bitter aftertaste it leaves at the end is not the most pleasant. The taste starts very nice, but just doesn’t know when to quite. Overall though it is a nice beer and one to try.
wiosna (591) - - AUG 16, 2014
0,355 pullo @ One pint pub. Kirkas punertavan kastanjanruskea. Mämmiä tuoksussa, paahteista mallasta. Maussa mallasta, joku jännä aromi jota en osaa nimetä. Lopussa hitunen kitkerää makua kitalaessa. Beerhammaren (1793) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
.355l bottle @ One pint Pub Pours murky amber with low head. Aroma is bread, dark malts, hops and some syrup. Flavor is hops, g-rape, dark malts, citrus fruits, rye bread, burned malts. Nietsche beer! Berard (639) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours red with thin white head that lingers. Mild carbonation and hop aroma. Nice balance of malt and hop profile.
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@ Nedre Mölla 8/8-14. Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Aroma: Hoppy, grapefruit, caramel, pine needles. Taste: Dito + sweetness. Body is medium, the finish is dry and bitter with notes of pine needles, caramel and hops. sebwaw (77) - POLAND - AUG 7, 2014
0.33 bottle, served in snifter. Pours with generous head, deep caramel brown, ruby color. Aroma is not too intensive, mostly floral, caramel, toast and malty. After shaking its definitely malty. Bitterness is medium, hoppiness is very clear and dominant in the end. There is a hint of spiciness as well and caramel, matliness at first. Finish is reasonably long with clear bitterness. However, its probably too bitter for an amber ale, but its very drinkable despite having 7 abv. Its enjoyable one, but Ive had better of this kind.