jesperhammer (4723) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2012
27-AUG-2012, bottle @Papsø.
Hazy golden with off-white head.
Hoppy aroma. Citric, flowery, and yes, it is belgian and yeast-like.
Oranges and earthy notes.
Fine IPA saxo (18208) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are hops, malt, little fruits and pine. Nice bitter finish. jeremytoni (3058) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2011
From the tap poured a straw color with a good amount of head. Strong spicy hoppy flavor with a lasting aftertaste. brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
A: The beer pours a fairly clear light amber color with a large white head.
S: Starts off fairly sweet. Caramel and toffee malt notes lead it off, but the hops begin to come through shortly after. Floral and grassy hop notes provide the bulk of the "IPA" character, and there is a fair amount of spice and yeast to the aroma as well.
T: Not as sweet as expected, luckily. Strong spice (clove and all spice) and yeast flavors with a moderate breadiness. Some grassy hops and a hint of pine with a moderate hop bitterness.
M: Medium in body with a medium to high carbonation.
O: One of the more enjoyable Belgian IPAs, but it could have used a bigger hop profile. jtclockwork (16436) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Bottle thanks to Victor at Paul’s. Pours clear gold. White head. Nose/taste of peach, caramel malt, papaya and yeast. Slightly bitter grapefruit finish. Medium body.
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2011
Bottle. Pours gold with a bit of white head. Aroma is fruity, orange, yeasty, bit of spice. Light bodied with a faint bitterness, pretty solid. Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2012
22oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye.
Deep amber pour with a good amount of off-white head. Aromas of candi sugar, bready malt, and Belgian yeast. Flavor has some rye spice with citrus and spicy Belgian yeast. SDalkoholic (2375) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle from E street Liquor: Poured a dense golden brass color and was topped by a frothy layer of foam head. As for the aroma, my nose is instantly gratified with a heavy dosage of Belgian yeast that is decked out with spices and has scents of coriander, black licorice, and crushed peppercorn while also having a strange smell of dried out dank. The flavor is much more subtle in its delivery, however, it still does have a spicy profile of yeast that suggests all of the same ingredients that I mentioned in the aroma, but comes together well with the thick syrupy Karl Strauss malts and light background of zesty citrus like hops. This is an okay beer that’s meant to only be tasted once since I know I won’t be purchasing another bottle or ordering it in a bar unless they don’t have anything better. Sammy (12091) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2013
Thanks OCBeer. Very subtly masterfully done. A little like a black IPA, with some Cascadian. Deep yellow with retained head. Nice use of spices. Very good drinkability and refreshing. Hoppy, but not at DIPA level. Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle. Amber with a white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast with some grassy notes. Flavor is classic Belgian IPA. I get some nice yeast notes as well as some pine and grass. There is also some brown sugar sweetness. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.