lusikka (6179) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ City Beer, San Francisco. Rated on 14.10.2012.
Pours a copper orange colour with a lacy white head. Aroma of caramel, grassy hops with weak floral notes. Flavour of biscuity malts, very bitter floral and grassy hops and nettles. Medium bodied, rough mouthfeel and a straightforward high bitter finish. Good.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - SEP 6, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Auburn Alehouse. Clearish amber with a thick white head. Aroma is citrus, floral, butterscotch and sweet caramel. Flavor is a bit on the sweet caramel side but with rough hop bitterness, alcohol is well hidden. Medium body with average carbonation. Not bad but the butterscotch is distracting.
Zymurgeist2 (980) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at the brewhouse. Pours a clear copper-orange with a nice sold white head. Herbal and floral aroma and flavor with clean bittering.
BelgianBeerGal (3135) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Traded bottle. Nice looking pour with a big, fluffy white head. Fairly big aroma I can smell across the table that reminds me of ripe pineapple. Nice flavor too; slightly sweet and perfumey but that gets covered by the bitterness a little. Nice.
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale golden orange colour. Tight cream white head. The nose is softly fruity and a little bit spice. Assertively bitter with a bit less hop flavour than I might have liked otherwise. Decent though. A bit of malt sweetness. A touch of minerally almost medicinal bitterness.
Dodgrblu (601) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bottle from bev mo. Solid IPA; no surprises, no disappointment. Pleasingly bitter and floral.
Koskela (281) - Marysville, California, USA - MAY 17, 2012
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
The aroma and color and clarity are amazing. Nice hoppy scent and a beautiful light amber color. A nice hoppy and a bitter taste coats the tounge and a light body as well. A very good IPA. At first there seems to be a little sweetness but it is quickly overcome by the awesome hops. The aftertaste is a great taste of hops. And more hops...amazing. Worth a buy and rebuy
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - APR 2, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the brewery. I don’t understand how this beer is a 91 overall. One of the best ipas I’ve ever had. You can smell the hops while the waitress is still carrying it to your table! Has a great floral pine aroma and packed a floral bitter balanced flavor.
thetmaxx (745) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from the bottle into a shaker. Nice color, slightly cloudy and great lacing. Aroma is earthy, pine. Flavour is more of a spicey hop, maybe nugget hops. The bitterness is nice. This tastes exactly like the IPA I brewed last year with nugget hops. I think it was good, maybe better with Amarillo and simcoe though.
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - FEB 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught from Sac brewers showcase. Very nice. Hoppy with malt back. Real balanced APA- what you’d expect from an West Coast American IPA. Well hopped, palate held hops and maltiness rounded out the IPA. Good stuff.