nefarious (220) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - MAY 28, 2008
4.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Ive been looking forward to this! Nice cloudy orange.....Thought the smell is a touch odd. Definate floral and citrus, especially oranges, but also cat piss. a little different.....maybe its just me. but a wonderful flavor. HUGE citrus flavor! its all about the orange and then grapefruit! WOW! and so think and an awesome bite at the end. The alcohol is hidden so well!!!!! Definatley one of my favorites! The only thing holding this back is the aroma which wasnt horrible.
sjohnny (417) - - JUL 24, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Big blast of pine with a hint of citrus. Pours a cloudy orange Amber with a thick foamy off white head. Much better balanced than the aroma led me to believe. Thickish velvety mouthfeel. Sweet malty candy. Orange, grapefruit. Bitter edgy finish with some nice boozy warming.
Mep3222 (864) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice tropical and floral citrus hop aroma with a nice Caramelized malt backing. Taste is the same. Has tremendous balance, tons of malt but not sticky or sweet. Tons of hops but doesn’t overpower the malt. Some resin hoppy finish but malt balances that very well. Really a great imperial IPA. Hops take on a bit of a medicinal herbal character after a bit. Not sure why? Overwhelmed palate?---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Bebum (496) - - JUL 17, 2015
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hazy orange color, much lace.
Full body, outgoing and tight knit flavor, rich and soupy mouthfeel, lingering palate.
Sweet & bitter, fresh acidity.
Delicious and intense orange flavor.
Fantastic, worth searching for.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
BenH (3020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to Mike, a long term want. Amber with off white head. Resinous pine aroma, grapefruit, caramel. Taste of pine, caramel and grapefruit. Full body, oily and bitter. Solid stuff
SG111 (570) - New York, USA - JUL 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at cooper’s, Chelsea. Pours honey color, small ring of white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, citrus; big mix of so many different fruits. Orange, tangerine, mango, pineapple. Very nice. Flavor is really sweet citrus, tropical fruit, not overly bitter at all. Mostly just a bitterness in the finish. Very nice.
mikeyo1 (416) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home, aged for a year but still a great DIPA. It has a frothy and steady white head accompanied by a slightly hazy orange to light amber liquid. The aroma is caramel sweet and warming with loads of pungent pineapple, ripe oranges, herbs. toffee Notes of alcohol, bread. Big bodied and sweet taste with medium carbonation. It’s bitter from the start with a caramel/toffee/bread backbone. Resinous grafruit dominates along with pine, orange and some mango and grass. Warming Alcohol. Aftertaste is bitter with a distinct orange peel and lemon juice bitterness.
tbunting75 (13) - - JUL 3, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler into a tulip glass. Strong citrus and pine in the aroma and taste. Not as bitter as the 102 IBU would suggest.
mstrcrwly (666) - New York, USA - JUN 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle poured into a snifter..copper/orange with a fluffy white head..aroma of pine,resin,caramel..sticky,piney,resinous...not bad..expected better.
BrewMstr (129) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - JUN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at falling rock, denver. Pours hazy orange with thick white head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus and pine dominant. Taste is malty with hop finish. Drinkable but not a session beer!
JDBaker11058 (1537) - Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: cloudy, muddy brown with a creamy light tan head and minimal lacing. Aroma: big, pungent smells, full of grapefruit, pine, resin, even some catty notes; there’s some toasted bread and caramel, too; this is a hugely aromatic beer. Taste: awash in hop flavors (but not an overpowering bitterness), with citrus, pine, spruce, apricot, peach, pineapple; malts are present as toast, caramel, and maybe molasses. Finish: dry, with lingering aromatics bit not nearly as bitter as expected; alcohol is incredibly well-hidden, as this went down all too easy. Notes: A big IPA that didn’t quite live up to the hype indicated by our server, but good nonetheless. Draught at Birch and Barley.