The_Osprey (9876) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2017
June 2017 - Bottle share at Leighton’s, with big thanks to our host. As ’Solemn Oath Foux du Fafa’, 10%. Hazy orange, lightly sparkling, foamy off-white head, light lacing. Aroma is mint, some green apple, musty, chalk. Body is light and frothy with tingly carbonation. Taste is quite sweet and sugary, some more green apple. Boozy, spicy finish. Alright. (6-4-7-3-14=3.4) madmitch76 (26850) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2017
8th June 2017mR_fr0g (14242) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2017
Bottleshare at Chez Smith. Thanks to Leighton. Hazy gold beer. small pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and a little thin for the abv. Reasonable fine carbonation. Thin and mildly sweet malts. Light floralness and orange - tangerine. Some Port Wine comes as a complete surprise! Mild hop spice. Marmalade. Light dry finish, Unusual and interesting.
Bottle shared at the Leighton tasting 08/06/2017. Many thanks to Leighton for this one. A light hazed golden orange coloured pour with a fine white head. Aroma is sharp lime citrus, citrus acid, light Belgian yeast notes, bready grains. Flavour is composed of semi sweet caramel malts, orange rind, lime, tart, lime. Apricot. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation, light grains. MrTipple (7282) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2017
Light sour citrus fruits, orange, lemon, light tropical fruits, wet straw. Hazy hooked, small, creamy, white head. Medium sweet. Boozy tropical fruits, mango, papaya, passion fruit, caramel, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Nice IIPA, interesting aroma. Bottle shared at Leighton’s - thanks to Leighton! Scopey (16528) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2017 Bottle at LKS. It pours hazy orange with a small white head. The aroma is sweet, sticky, oily, pear, apple, caramel, oxidised notes, must, vanilla, candy, brioche, run and booze. The taste is slick, oily, chewy malt, lemon, pithy, zesty, pear, apple, candy, brioche, heavy sweetness, booze and a spice with a drying and booze finish. Medium-full body and moderate carbonation. A touch heavy sweet perhaps.OK.
Theydon_Bois (21818) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2017
Bottle split at Hackney Levels, thanks to LKS, 08/06/17.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a decent egg shell white head.
Nose is sweet malts, citric rinds, bubblegum, pineapple, straw.
Taste comprises bubblegum, candied fruits, yeast drool, apricot, grains, mango.
Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, drying close with a warming boost.
Ok Belgo stylee DIPA. Leighton (23090) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2017
Bottle shared in London - thanks to the Duke. Pours clear orange-gold with a frothy, white head. Odd nose, some diesel, yeast, orange peel, pine needles. Medium sweet flavour with some marmalade, crunchy pale bread, pine, alcohol, hay. Full bodied, chewy, with massaging carbonation. Warming finish, with gasoline, bitter hay, lemon peel, pine needles, faint caramel, Belgian yeast, raw alcohol. Quite punchy. jjgmd (2316) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2015
With Z, a bomber, pours a yellow golden orange pour with a small beige head. Nose is bitter sweet with citrus and hops. Taste is citrus, yeast and balanced hops. Finishes on the same tasting notes, dryly with a moderately long citrusy bitter sweet ending. Quaff Score 7 / 10 zgaier (1979) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bomber. Pours a golden orange with an off white head and aroma of hops and yeast. Taste is of hops, yeast, citrus, yeast, and bread notes leading to bitter, fruity finish. nuplastikk (6633) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2015
22oz bomber shared at tasting. Slightly hazy orange-tan. Quite a nice, fresh blend of IIPA and Saison. Nice juicy citrus hop tone, Mellow spicy saison yeast. A pretty solid offering. Passionfruit, pepper. Resinous deep new school intense hopping. Super quality new school hop tones. A touch of hairspray, the saison tones come out the more it mellows. Solid.