Kidnapped By Vikings - Solemn Oath Brewery
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3.44/5 rDev -12%
Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass. No freshness date? SOB 2014.
A: really nice golden amber with about 2" of head with some lacing. Didn't last a real long time.
S: hints of citrus, but mostly hops. Not strongly piney.
T: not nearly as complex as I anticipated. Some grapefruit and hops and that's about it.
M: pretty light bodied with moderate carbonation. Refreshing, but not my ideal IPA.
O: Glad to have tried this. I love supporting the small breweries and thanks to a friend that picked this up for me on trade. But, not overly impressed. I'll stick with my PNW IPA's.
04-09-2014 01:32:14 | More by BurdockBoy
4.08/5 rDev +4.3%
Appearance: Bright red with tan lacing and foam. I definitely did not expect a Red IPA.
Smell: Strong pine and grapefruit.
Taste/Mouthfeel: Grapefruit with a cookie backing. Very yeasty as well, which gives it an excellent mouthfeel.
Overall Drinkability: An IPA that Erik the Red would be proud of.
11-14-2012 00:13:55 | More by tjsdomer2
4.79/5 rDev +22.5%
22 oz bottle poured into a Solemn Oath tulip.
A - Deep golden raw honey on the verge of being amber, Kidnapped by Vikings is a hazed beer that forms a lasting off-white head with dots of lace left in it's wake.
S - Fresh, juicy hops bring the pineapple and mango tropical fruitiness but give this glass a swirl and dank marijuana and sour apple Blow Pop, complete with bubblegum, join the mix! Hops steal the show but smooth caramel malt makes for a seductively sweet base.
T - Like the aroma before it, Kidnapped by Vikings is straight hop in your face but the flavor changes course towards even more fruity flavor. The Blow Pop is still there too, it's just more of a blue raspberry taste mixed with ripe tropical fruits; this beer is almost a girly drink! Pineapple, mango, passion fruit, and melon join the fun in this ridiculously tasty IPA!
M - Kidnapped by Vikings' smooth body starts medium full for it's lower alcohol content but quickly turns refreshing and crisp from the abundant hops which dry out the palate and leave a spectacular bitterness on the tongue.
O - Who knew being Kidnapped by Vikings would be so damn delicious? Solemn Oath proves it with this powerfully hoppy yet slightly restrained IPA, which showcases an abundance of tasty tropical fruits. Smooth, easy drinking, and fresh as hell, this is one of the better IPAs I've had as of late.
03-12-2014 23:08:34 | More by BeerFMAndy
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