neongolden (1525) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(750ml bottle from Systembolaget) Pours a completely murky milkshake like brownish amber. Aroma is resinous pine, citrus peel, grassy, bread and moderate caramel. Flavour is citrus pith, pine, resin, grapefruit, bread/biscuit malt, moderate caramel sweetness. Pretty big pine/herbal bitterness building in the middle, a bit astringent but not too harsh. Finish fairly dry, a touch yeasty, herbal and pine hops lingering for a while, bitter. Medium full, average carbonation. Not a bad IPA but definitely not an exceptional one, not very fruity or aromatic compared to most. Drinks decently well.
TychoJames (1255) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Flaska 75 cl systembolaget. Brunorange grumlig vätska med ljusbeige skumkrona. Humlig doft med kryddiga inslag. Kraftfull smak med mycket bitterhumle. Knäck, barr och hö.
ramboraffe (2159) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle from systembolaget. Very cloudy Amber brown with off white head. Floral, fruity with zest and pine. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.
Linnet (1805) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hoppy, citric, resinous, grapefruit, pine, bready malts
Copper colour, medium beige head, lacing.
Big bite, mid-sweet, resinous, piney, not that aromatic.
Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter finish.
Andy_ (1105) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2016 tap @ Nordic
Hazy amber-orange beer with dense blonde head. Aroma has caramel, resin, grapefruit and strawberry. Flavor has grapefruit, bitterness and sweet malts. Palate is medium full and fluffly with bitterness. Finish has quite strong bitterness. Aftertaste is quite sweet with caramel, with grapefruit, soap and slight alcohol. Pretty well balanced.
lusikka (7813) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere. Pours a hazy golden amber colour with a small head. Aroma of fresh herbs, grapefruit and orange. Flavour of crisp bitterness, grapefruit and biscuit. Medium bodied. Nice.
Cunningham (7715) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy amber-ish color with a fine tan head. Quite fruity aroma with a lot of citric hops. Also some weird notes there. Medium to full body. Medium carbonation. A bit unbalanced sweetness. Bready, hoppy, tropical and a bit medicinal flavor. This batch was not very inviting. Have had others before that were a lot better.
[Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Halden, Norway]
k0mpsa (2874) - Tuusula, FINLAND - APR 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at harrys, jyväskylä. Hazy amber color, white head. Aroma is crispy hops and fruits, mango fruits. Dry hoppy feeling, fruity, malty sweetness, mango notes. Very nice and balanced ipa.
Beerhammaren (1783) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 27, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
.3l on tap @ Harry’s
Pours hazy amber with low head. Aroma is bread, citrus fruits, malts, caramel, pine, hops and syrup. Well balanced flavor is mostly same. Swell!
mcberko (16927) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at UNA Bryggeri, pours a cloudy murky dark orange with a small beige head. Nose brings out lots of resinous hops and quite a lot of caramel bready malt as well. Flavour is on the sweet side, with cough syrup, candied fruits and resinous hops. A bit on the sweet, medicinal side of things. Kind of surprised to see such high ratings on this. It’s alright, but not my thing.