bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(12oz. bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toasted grain, light cocoa, toffee, grass, mango, and citrus. Flavor of caramel malt, light cocoa, and hops (grass, citrus).
TBone (11721) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear copper color, steady off-white head. Sweet, berry-honeyish, hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Grassy, woody, a bit medicinal hoppyness in the flavor. Some odd spices?
Oakes (11363) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hazy amber. Thick head. Herbal, woody hop aroma is a little faint. Fruity-berryish hop character and fairly low bitterness. Poorly extracted malts. Kind of watery.
argo0 (11163) - Washington DC, USA - APR 13, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(12oz bottle, thanks Peregrinari) Small beige head atop clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, juicy orange/grapefruit, light pineapple. Taste is medium sweet, orange, some grapefruit, bread, earthy. Light-medium body, some stickiness.
jcwattsrugger (10889) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle-pours a big foamy off white head that laces and amber color. Aroma is nice citrus hops, secondary medium malt. Taste is citrus hops, secondary medium malt. A good cross over, mostly English style, IPA. OK/mild carbonation. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for sharing.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2008 Date: 04/06/2008
Source: Brewfest, Classic City
Appearance: clear amber, wispy beige head, specks of lace,
Aroma: big fresh floral and citrus hop aroma on dark caramel malt,
Flavor: lots of hop flavor, good caramel backbone adds needed sweetness, light bitterness, long bitter finish,
a really fine and drinkable IPA
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
bhensonb (10157) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 15, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from T’s Liquor in Tempe, AZ. Pours amber with a decent beige head. Fruity hop aroma over mild caramel. Medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is resin and fruit (citrus?) over caramel. It seems a bit harsh, but arguably balanced. Not a smooth one.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Clear amber color, medium white head. Aroma of lightly spiced citrus. Taste is peppery citrus.
Tmoney99 (9953) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from party Town. Poured clear copper color with a medium frothy white head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Moderate sweet citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium citrus bittersweet flavor and a medium smooth bitter finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.
brokensail (9806) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A: Copper in color, a bit of foam but not really any lacing.
S: Some citrus hop presence, lots of malt.
T: Some pine, some citrus flavor, malt, and a bitter, astringent aftertaste.
M: Lighter side in terms of body, moderate carbonation.
D: Decent, not really what I was hoping for in an IPA.