bth122 (1107) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark honey color. Smaller head. Nice fresh hop aroma. Medium light bitterness. Creamy texture with average carbonation. Light pine and resin taste with some citrus grapefruit notes. Its decent.
boxofrane (1846) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Wegmans. Pours clear copper with a small off white head and light carbonation. The aroma has some earthy hops, citrus, caramel. The taste has a big citrus kick with a medium duration bitterness that follows.. middle of the road but not bad.
Alextricity (417) - Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: I took it out of the fridge, cracked it open, and foam nearly poured all over me... I managed to get a glass just in time. I hadnít even stood it up or anything, it just did it without any bottle shaking or anything. A bit ridiculous. Huge head that went 50/50 with the beer in my glass ... four or five fingers. The beerís a pretty hazy burnt orange color, and the headís off-white with some little particles in it to make it look like vanilla bean ice cream, and itís super bubbly. The lacing lasts all glass long as well. Iíd go higher on the appearance, but the head lasts so long itís hard to get the whole bottle of beer into the glass.
Smell: Honestly, a bit of a dish soap-like smell, with some very shy hop aromas. The malts arenít there too much in the smell either. I figured this was a bit unique, and Iím guessing itís because itís an English IPA -- I havenít had one of these before.
Taste: Much like the smell... for an IPA, really subdued and dubbed down. As I said, I havenít had an EIPA before, so this could well be how itís supposed to be. Really a rather light tasting IPA, with a pretty light bitterness ... super refreshing. Some slight floral hoppiness and then spiciness on the finish, and then a nice bit of malt for the balance. An extremely inoffensive IPA that would be awesome on a hot day. Quite frankly, this tastes like a pale ale with a just a bit more hops thrown in.
I like this one quite a lot... a rather unique take on an IPA (yet again, could be because itís of the English variety), and itís very easy drinking. Would be pretty much the perfect IPA to drink after a long summer day, as itís not cloying, isnít too bitter, and is insanely drinkable. Very tasty IPA.
HeadyDE (409) - Delaware, USA - FEB 14, 2013
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pour..amber color..fairly hazy and cloudy..particles seem to be frozen in time in center..not much nose..barely anything..a bit bready..some malt..just noticed the bottled date of 6 months ago..so perhaps this is well past itís prime..but donít really think this beer has a prime..very bland mouthfeel..not much interest..eventual drain pour after a few sips..avoid..
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a cloudy orange colour with medium sized head.Citrus and hop aroma.Grapefruit and hop flavour with light caramel and spice hints too.Easy to drink and enjoyable.
Jakeyb (25) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very straight forward IPA. Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass. Light wispy head. Toasted golden amber in color. Light carbonation with light mouthfeel. Heavy notes of lemon rind with a tinge of grapefruit in the finish. Slight bitter aftertaste.
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GuinnessHong (147) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark, cloudy orange color. Lots of carbonation & generous head. Fruity, citrus, hoppy aroma. Hop bitterness, citrus, grapefruit flavors.
TH28 (71) - - DEC 31, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not getting much of the hop aroma off the top. Held a nice creamy head for a short amount of time. Beer may be a little flat. Tastes like a general IPA. Get a lot of the hop bitterness up front without a lot of malt character. Medium body, not very carbonated. Finishes with bitterness. Overnall, not the most well balanced IPA out there, but drinkable.
jeremytoni (2887) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle poured an amber color with a fair amount of head. Bitter hoppy flavor with a lingering finish.
BrownALEx (227) - Portland, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear golden amber with a one finger head. Aroma is cirtus and light english malt. Taste is on the english side of an ipa. Palate is medium bodied. Not a bad ipa but I prefer the american style.