JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale copperbrown coloured beer. Light brown head. Some hints of orange and hops in the nose. Soft and balanced sweet and malty taste. Strong hoppiness in the end. Also some hints of barleywine and lemon in the nose.
blklab2007 (1999) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 12, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle poured a light amber in color with a thin light tan head that fell quickly. aroma has citrus floral hops, light grapefruit, sweet caramel malt, and light alcohol. body is medium light with average carbonation. flavor has plenty of resinous citrus malt and a fairly good dose of malt to stand up to it. nice sweet balance to the citrus fruits and finishes with some bitterness and a pleasing texture. very nice west coast ipa.
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 11, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Pours a deep, filtered, copper golden color with a normal sized white head. Aroma is citrusy, floral, familiar Centennial hops though the intensity is moderately low. I don’t know how fresh this bottle is but it’s certainly lacking a bit in the aroma. Taste is fruity, citrusy, lightly bitter and substantially watery. A run of the mill IPA. I could certainly drink a lot of this but it does not stand out.
pineypower (2527) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Like the bottle so I picked it up. Pours out a clear light copper color with a small to moderate white head. Aroma of citrus and some sweet malts. Flavor is nicely balanced, pine and citrus hop come through with some nicely balanced malts. Very drinkable, and rather solid, even better that I can now find it at a store within walking distance.
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Quit large creamy like off-white and very lasting head. Good display of lacework. Somewhat clear amber color. Aroma of lovely grapefruit, pine, citrus, floral notes as well. Over the palace came mild fruity and malty notes. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and dry texture. Moderated bitter flavor with light sweetness. Dry and floral grapy like lingering finish. Very nice IPA.
That1Guy (1942) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice aroma of hops and hops and hops. Nice mouthfeel and flavor, with that awesome finish of grapefruit pulp. Very smooth and drinkable.
Speedle (266) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
great aroma of sweet orange citrus ... smooth start .... full mouthfeel ... finish is where it hits you, orange rinds and pine resin with a lingering bitter after ... this beer is awesome
robinvboyer (3213) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big nose of american hops, hence the huge aroma of lemon, and grapefruit, with some pine in there. Flavour is dominated by the hops, not much of a malt base in here, just a hop monster of an IPA.
hayduke (3417) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 4, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 22 oz bottle, this poured a slightly cloudy orange to amber with a light yellow head and good lacing rings. Nose of citrus hops, and light malts. Very smooth and slick mouthfeel. Flavor is strongly of floral and citrus hops, and there is long nicely bitter finish. An excellent IPA;
Indra (2641) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 3, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz. bottle. Hoppy, fruity aroma, citric and fresh with notes of grapefruit, pineapple and a bit of toasted caramel maltiness as counterpoint. Clear deep golden color with a lasting, fine, white head. Flavor is very hop-oriented, these contributing a good deal of resinous, juicy citrus and sharp bitterness throughout, but again seeing a touch of toasted, honeyish malt here and there to provide sweetness and balance. Finishes dry and clean, with a lingering bitter hop tang. Mouthfeel is oily, sharp and moderately effervescent, body is medium. A sure bet to satisfy one’s hop fix. Single-hopped with Centennial, I understand.