Alusmamuts (1078) - LATVIA - SEP 4, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light amber with medium off-white head. Nice, bit sweet hoppy aroma. Nice bitterness with fruity notes, lasting bitter aftertaste.
BillKismet (3530) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bronzed body with a fluffy, off-white head. Pineappley burst in the aroma and flavor. After some aeration, pine makes its way onto the palate as well. Well-balanced bitterness. Medium-bodied. Overall--just solid--was expecting more from this one after all the hype. May have to try again.
ccex (1086) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber pours a hazy golden/orange with a lasting dense white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma is full of grapefruit, tangerine, and pine. Taste is bitter but this is not an all-out hop bomb. Plenty of malty sweetness in the middle provides good balance before a short bitter, slightly dank finish. Body is medium with slight carbonation and a surprisingly crisp mouthfeel. This is one of the most memorable IPAís Iíve tried and one Iíll definitely seek out again, now that Alesmith is available in the Midwest.
altonbrownd (3984) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 1, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Big bottle in Amsterdam. One of the great ones. Nice amber body with huge head. Nose of hops, floral, grassy, pine. Taste of fruits, sweet, hops. Really nice extended release of hops and pine and grapefruit. Very nice finish.
Ctplt777 (339) - - SEP 1, 2015
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Iíve had some awful ipas/beers and this is polar opposite to them. This is a West Coast ipa to the fullest extent of the law. Absolute grapefruit, pine and citrus bomb on the aroma. Really resinous and dank. Tropical fruits shine through as it warms up as well. Taste is super dry, bitter and full of citrus and more pine and tropical fruit. Really juicy and fresh ipa. I finally found this in Virginia and I donít know if I just got lucky or Alesmith is sending beers out east, but this was an absolute perfect ipa and Iím so pumped I finally go to try it. Will definitely seek this out again. Cheers!
BillHick420 (444) - California, USA - AUG 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours straw with some haziness. White, dense head, some lacing. Nose of fresh cascade hops, dried fruits, and grape. Nice, mellow grapefruit, dried hops on the aroma. Some sweet malts. Somewhat weak finish, but a good IPA.
DCLawyer (1882) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber->tulip. Orange-gold with huge offwhite head. A: loads of citrus and floral hops, caramel malt. Fresh and juicy. T: bittersweet pine, citrus, and floral hops, resin, grapefruit. Somewhat crisp, with great lingering bitterness. Top notch.
Emeister84 (1611) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aromas of tangerine, juicy lemon, grapefruit. Clear yellow-orange with a fully lasting white head. Dry, hop-forward, very aromatic, nicely balanced, zesty. Light-medium bodied.
zickbeer_ye (370) - Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aromas of fresh hops and sweet caramel malt some minor dry citrus. Bright white foamy head and golden body. Light piney citrus flavors and and a sweet fresh hop flavor that ends with a nice bitterness. Smooth and crisp on the palate.
Beergaard (236) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2015
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very very interesting and enjoyable ipa. Citrus, grape fruits, tea leafs, exotic fruit, pineapple, peach.