AndySnow (7200) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2017
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: Tasting at Björn, 2017-01-27.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, citrus, some spices.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt minerals, citrus, some bitterness.
omhper (24333) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2017
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Cloudy copper/amber, mid sized head. Spicy bitter orange aroma. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Husyky and mouldy with spice and citrus peels. Light minerally bitterness. Interesting, and typical for the better rojas from Argentina and Chile.
Dashimus (235) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle in restaurant in Punta Arenas. Pours an orange hazy colour with thick, fast fading head. Aroma is yeasty and slightly floral. Not that pleasant. Medium to light body with medium bitterness. Unlike most IPAs.
Tim Webb (426) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle straight from the brewery shop, drunk after 72 hours so not settled. A hazy, slightly peppery, ruddy ale not in the US IPA mould at all, or Brit for that matter. Rather it is a typically unplaceable, South American roja that I suspect will develop over time.
Panzerfaust (838) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - SEP 10, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330cc bottle, gift from "Pepa" Benavides. Straight from Punta Arenas. Pours a hazy but bright copper/tawny color with a medium big off-white head that diminishes quickly and leaves a small lacing. Aroma is soft, herbal and slightly floral. Some raw malts and few hops configure this smell. I found it almost like a regular Pilsener: soft herbal, grassy touches, rounded up by stronger bready malts and grains. Off-style completely. Some Amber Ale character comes in the shape of subtle fruitiness. Taste is moderately bitter. Finally some alpha acids action. Early bitterness is offset by some fruity touches (apples), biscuit, bread and a hint of caramel. More Amber Ale than anything else. I wonder if they tried to make an IPA with Hallertauer anda Saaz hops. After drinking the awful Golden Ale, I expected some unforseen horrors... but it’s not terribly bad in the taste department. Medium body, overcarbonated just like the Blonde. Prickly finish. This is not a good beer by any standards and it’s completely off-style, but it remains drinkable.
gururyan (721) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I enjoyed this one several times during my trip through Torres del Paine, Puerto Natalas, and Punta Arenas. It’s a mild IPA and surprisingly low ABV for the style, but still quite enjoyable.