scootpolute (10) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 6, 2013
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap @ Hopdoddy, SO-CO...Delicious! Lighter than some of the other local IPAs offered...The intent was not to over-load prior to the burger!! Back to beer:
P: Served on tap in a chilled-goblet...
A: Golden-orange, filtered, leaving a nice lacing 1.5" head...GREAT!
T: Bright, clean nice hops up front...good tasty citrus (grapefruit), along with some other nice lingering pine notes....
P: Medium carbonation, medium bodied, great for the style :~)
O: One of the best austin (or if you prefer TX beers)... I’ve had since moving to TX in April ’13....competes with the best of the NW IPA for sure...go ahead try one, it won’t disappoint...Bucket head ipa (thirsty planet brewing...which to be honest is getting a ’BAD-RAP’ at a rating of 89/74...they should at least be in the low ’90s...)...Also, lost coast ipa (Real Ales/in Blanco TX) does a VERY FINE ipa!!....Chasin’ cheers :~)
rxeight (1574) - Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Amber golden. Floral and Citrus hops. Slightly bitter. Slightly sweet malt. Decent.
presario (4730) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber. Lightly syrupy in the West Coast style. Big grapefruit and pine resin flavor. A good IPA. Tap at The Holy Grail.
ramboraffe (761) - SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Hazy golden orange with white head. Smell is citrus and pine. Taste is light caramel with fruit and tropical fruit followed by hoppy pine and citrus and floral. Dry with medium bitterness and low carbonation.
rgf001 (157) - München, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
4.68/5 rDev +14.1%
I wrote this from München, while drinking a great Andechs Dopplebock Dunkel, and all I can say is I miss this beer. I am IPA biased so take this in consideration. This beer has the right combination of citrusy hoppiness and aroma. Most drinkable beer I have tasted (again for my taste). There are one-bottle (one-glass) beers that may rate higher in taste, but can you drink three glasses...
Never seen it in bottle so there is your excuse to go to Austin.
Tommynh (48) - - MAY 10, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Decided to try a local IPA on draft, this was good. Not too bitter but a nice aftertaste, went down smooth and was a good local beer (was in Houston)
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
TXBadger (1624) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is one of my favorite readily available IPAs from Austin. 512 makes one of the most reliable out there, wish it was available in cans or bottles. It pours a nice deep golden color, with just enough pine and citrus on the nose. On the palate it is somewhat floral, but the malt is present enough to balance it out. A solid IPA.
Ferris (5265) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Peach and huge tropical fruits. Cloudy orange with a thin beige head. Perfumy and fruity with a light bitterness. Very fruity and fun.
gkeh (259) - Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Hay Merchant Houston. I had heard great things about this, but honestly was underwhelmed. It was maltier than I like my IPAs. Not a great aroma. Just ok.
sjohnny (399) - - FEB 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft into a shaker. Hoppy and sweet aroma. Slightly cloudy gold with thin white head. Nicely balanced. Hoppy but not overpowering. Orange, grapefruit, pine. Very smooth medium bodied. Clean finish.
drsordr (1269) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft pour average golden. Nose great mango and fruit hop. Some sweetness. Taste grapefruit up front. Citrus and mango with tropical fruit hop. Balancing mid palate sweet. Pleasing bitter through the finish. Fairly thick mouth feel.