kermis (12689) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared thanks to 77ships. Very hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, malt, some light tropical fruit hanging out behind. Flavour is above moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
deanso (10042) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - SEP 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle shared.
Thin white head. Cloudy blond pour. Lovely bitterness. Nicely done
Werckmeister (3040) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 30, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,33l from bottle at Mels Diner. Orange quite hazy color, small white head. smells a bit old hoppy, resin, caramel, light parfumy. ok smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of resin, light berry notes, oranges, light sweetness, lightly acidic, bit earthy. finishes lightly bitter with citric notes and light resiny notes. decent a but on the heavy side, but also probably not totally fresh.
Iznogud (3698) - CROATIA - JUN 13, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 355 ml from Ammersin, Wien. Shared with JFK10000. Pours cloudy yellow with medium white head. Nice hoppy fruity aroma. Citrus, fruit, lots of nuts, lasting bitter finish. Very good.
growler6 (156) - Pocasset, Massachusetts, USA - APR 30, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2017 Toasted cracker, nuttiness and leafiness from the malt stand up well to the bitterness and lemony perfume. Not watery at all, even slightly oily, it has the body of an IPA. A great DIPL.
Klimaet (2511) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Ølbutikken. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aromas of piney, resiny hops, malty, orange, light bitter, citrussy, crackers. Taste is pilsnery, crackers, piney, resiny, malty, orange peel, hoppy. Slick, thick body. Never would’ve guessed I would’ve liked a imperial pils this much!
Frax (60) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 29, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle purchased at Shaw’s. Pours a hazy gold with a finger white head that dissipates in short order but leaves a ring. Musty aroma with some dough notes, taste resin and grass with a citrus undertone. Medium bodied, nice copper finish.
czar (8895) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
pours clear bright gold, orange tint, with a very nice creamy white cap offering good retention and lacing. fresh tropical and citrus burst, clean doughy pale maltiness - fruity lagering notes underneath; hint of sweetness - white grapes and honey; soft pine and resin, clean yeast action, minerals. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily; smooth and balanced spicy-citrusy finish. über clean, as usual. slightly less lager character than their undefeated/undetronable excess ipl.
mathieuc (3905) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an ultra clear golden with a small/a bit thin white head that leaves really nice lacing. Nose is of diesel/onion, pine and slight alcohol. Taste is of slightly sweet malts, pine and moderately bitter. Alcohol is almost perfectly integrated. Medium body and carbonation (maybe medium-high for the carb) with an oily/almost syrupy mouthfeel. Another nice and clean IPL by Jack’s Abby, good for them!
Minderbinder (3469) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours blond with low-medium white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of pine, citrus, tropical fruits, flowers. Taste is of bitterness, pine, citrus, fruits, alcohol, malts. Palate: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Very nice, fresh. Packed with hops.