mhelgason (495) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 24, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
tap. small creamy white head into cloudy orange body. good lacing. aromas of moderate hops (citrus and pine) and caramel. flavor islightly bitter througout. only issue here is that a bit thin on the palate, but overall enjoyable.
TheBeerLover (1026) - DC Metro Area, USA - OCT 21, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled on draught at the Capitol City Carnival 2007. Pours to a slightly hazy, deep golden to orange color, with a soapy, white head, and a lively carbonation. The nose on this beer is fragrant with good piney and citus hops, with some sweet malty aroma as well. The palate is slick and a touch buttery, with flavors of pale and caramel, malt, and a touch of toffee. This beer finishes with more good sweet and caramel malt flavors, then ends with some nice piney and citrus hop bitteness, that slightly lingers. All and all a good example of AIPA. Nice hop aromas, good malt flavor, and good hop bitterness. I enjoyed this one, and think I would like this one on draught at the brewpub with a nice slice of pizza.
Tmoney99 (13344) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at Knoxville Brew Jam. Poured a hazy amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour: golden with orange hues. Head: thin, fizzy, white. Aroma: hoppy and citric. Flavor: also hoppy and citric. Palate: smooth. Finish: clean.
DragonStout (1410) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at the Brewpub. Poured a cloudy golden color with a small orange hue.Hop assault on the nose and the buds.Finish was bitter
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled at the Capitol City Carnival 2007. Hazy amber body with a white head. Sweet caramela nd diacetyl aroma. Heavy diacetyl flavor with a light citrus bitter.
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at APBC. Slightly hazy orangish-yellow with a soapy white head. Vaguely sweet hop aroma with some floral notes, although not very strong. Light palate. Taste pretty bland for an IPA - little hop character to start, some astringency on the back end.
decaturstevo (5770) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 19, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at APBC. A hazed ornag pour with a foamy, clinging lasting head and lace. A sweet malty aroma kinda like your stored grapefruit rinds in your malt bin. A flavor that is semi sweet and bitter at the same time the bitter out lasts the sweet by a mile. I had an almost apple fruitiness from it as well. Just a tad foamy for me not thin but not full bodied either. Solid all rond beer I really like the lasting bitter.
nearbeer (4832) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 18, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy copper with a nice lasting head and lace. Aroma of nutty malt. Flavor is toasted nut, followed by a sour fruit twang and a peppery, bitter-herby hop finish. Creamy smooth and light-medium bodied with some tingle from the peppery hops.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: January 25, 2002
Appearance: hazy dark yellow, whispy head
Aroma: light hop aroma
Flavor: lots of low hop flavor, a lot like an esb, slight bitter finish
Date: March 31, 2006
Score: ii to iii
Appearance: opaque dark yellow, frothy cream colored head
Aroma: big sweet citrus hop aroma
Flavor: nice sweet carmel malt flavor, tons of hops to balance, good citrus character, touch of diacytil sweetness that works well, light bitter finish
Date: September 21, 2007
Score: 3.6 to 2.9
Score: iii to ii
the hop aroma and flavor has faded back to the old days, picking up a bit of dyactyl
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20