Tide (4219) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2017
Draught at Sori Taproom. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, resin, mango, pine and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, mango, pine, a bit of earthy notes and grass. Very nice IPA. josanguapo (1860) - SPAIN - JUL 23, 2017
From Bierkraft. In Teku glass. Can. Playing Bastion. Everything well balanced. Delicious grapefruit juicyness with a non-excessive yet persistent and pleasant bitterness. I thing i Wouldnt ever tire of it Inbreak (6408) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2017
24.09.2015, tap @ Caf? Gollem:Ernest (7790) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is harsh resiny, weeds, fiber plastic, bark, harsh hops, grass, pine needles, alcohol. Taste is harsh, weeds, harsh hops, bark, cardboard, soil, alcohol, minerals. Longlasting harsh bitterness, watery mouthfeel. Crap.
Can (May 11, 2017 canning, just called Bengali nowadays, I guess there’s no longer a tiger in the tank). Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (grapefruit, resin), with light notes of butter and plastic. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Pretty surprising that an American brewery would use a time-tested old world hop for an IPA, even if at American quantities. It still just ends up smelling mostly grapefruity and a bit resiny in their hands, sadly, but it’s at least milder/softer here than most. Some off notes spoil it further, but overall it’s a pretty quiet, simple aroma. It works better in the mouth, where the bitterness is striking but clean, and balanced well with just enough residual sugars. Watery but pretty good for quaffing. Clean up the nose and this could be solid. dambor (790) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2017
Pours orange with nice head. Aroma: malt, a touch of grassy hoppiness. Taste: again malty, with a grass and herbs finish.
theprof (1135) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Can. Aroma pale malts and hop oils. Some citrus. Pours orange amber with white top and broken lacing. Taste is medium to light sweet and medium to strong bitter with a crisp finish. Medium bodied with slightly oily texture . A worthwhile IPA thewolf (12746) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2017
Can. Pours light hazy bright orange with a large, staying creamy white head. Aroma has orange zest, grapefruit, fat red grapefruit, melon. Light passionfruit. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good fat malts centre, doughy, fairly crisp. Good bitterness, hops are zesty, grapefruit, lemon, melon. Fine ipa. Salwal (486) - GERMANY - MAY 30, 2017
Classy IPA, pine, resin, tropical fruity. Quite bitter while only short lasting... Spontaneum (5) - Belfast, IRELAND - MAY 29, 2017 does not count
A fine beer if ever there was one. Piney Resinous Grapefruity classic IPA. Slaps you with a quite aggressive bitterness, but smooths out after a few sips. Bright orange in hue, but clear an crisp. I would always be happy to drink it all day long. Except it will win in the end. SimonBlok (715) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2017
35.5cl can at home. Appearance: slightly hazy golden with medium yellowish head. Aroma: lime, grapefruit, citrus, caramel. Taste: medium sweetness and high bitterness. Notes of grapefrut and lemon zest. Finish is drybitter. Palate: medium bodied, sticky texture and lively carbonation.