Martinus (4693) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2013
Dark golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, tropical fruits, apricot and pineapple. Light rye bread. Bitter hops flavour, honey, light sweet touch. Bitter finish, tangerine, hops, light sweet.
VsXsV (4528) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT VII, Oirschot. Courtesy of Chris. Thanks!)
Bottle. Hazy deep orange liquid with medium to big off-white head. Aroma of citrus, lemon peel, grain, white pepper, pine, biscuit and herbal hops. Taste is dry and medium to high bitter with notes of citrus, pepper, lemon peel, biscuit and bread. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice stuff. Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle @ ABCBeers, Dean’s scared of beer tasting. Hazy deep golden pour, white head. Aroma is fruity, grapefruit, peach, pine and floral. Flavor is bitter and very fruity with loads of hops, balanced by a thick malty sweet backbone. Great brew. boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle... Poured golden/yellow with a thin head. This quite good. Solid bitterness and balance with noticeable rye flavor. The rye and hop bitterness worked well with either not overpowering each other. Light fruits and esters with bread-like malts and earthy hop tones. sunevdj (4123) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle at Mikkeller and Friend’s Grand Opening. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Sweet and very bitter. Lots of hops aromas. Floral and sprucy hops profile with hints of plant sap. Soft carbonation. Medium bodied. Dry finish. Good.
ansalon (4103) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2013
Pours a clear medium amber. Nose is peach, resin, honey and some traces of petrol. Taste is quite funky, with ripe bananas, honey, orange zest, toffee, resin. Quite weird and somewhat unbalanced.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Draft on tap at the Brew pub and at home in a 22 oz bomber. Orange pour with a small sticky white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, marichino cherries, orange peel and pine. Mild earth and cookie dough notes as well. Flavor is very bitter, with nice tropical and citrus fruit hops, bits of pineapple and mango in there as well. Mild spiciness from the rye comes out, albeit subtle. On the heavier side of medium bodied, finishes bitter with some strong rye notes. Nice. zach8270 (4021) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2013
(bottle - 22 oz) Cloudy orange pour with a fizzy white head. Lots of sweetness and citrus in the aroma with a good amount of pine resin and rye dryness under it. Flavor is really nice. Tons of citrus at the start with a bitter and sticky pine hop middle. Lots of fruit and rye dryness and bitterness at the finish. Really smooth and easy to drink. JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Bomber from akurzynski - thanks, Adam! And of course, thanks to Ronnie James-ah! Gorgeous pour, lustrous deep orange with tons of soapy bubbles and complex lacing. Nose is buoyantly fruity and hoppy to start, with not much rye detectable. But that element comes across very prominently in the taste, complementing the fruitiness quite well and substituting for the pine you get in other variants. Tons of orange, rye malt, bitter rind, and other tropical fruits going on, all of it coming together in a nicely spicy and quite lengthy finish. Race for the morning! drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Draft, bright hazed orange with small white head. Aroma has bright citrusy and floral, earthy undertones. Flavors have assertive citrus and rye, honey dew, mango, caramelly finish. Fairly sweet and sticky finish. Seems under attenuated. I think the smaller version is more my speed.