Experiment_Ale (1088) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At base camp with Steven. Pours hazy brown with light lacing. Aroma is melon rind, some sweet was wheat like notes. Taste is bitter hay malt, red cerial earthy hops.
reebtogi (4746) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
650ml bottle style aluminum can pours a pale amber color with a finger of white head that leaves some nice lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma is pine with floral notes. Taste is a pine hop bitterness with a light caramel malty sweetness. An amazingly tasty strong lager style brew. Highly recommended.
vyvvy (4625) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at the brewpub - Pours hazy amber with an off-white head. The aroma has piney / floral hops, fruitiness, smooth lager-like malt and some toastiness. It has a medium crisp body with semi-soft carbonation. The flavor begins with more sweetness that the aroma, smooth rich lager malt, nice spice and some earthy hoppiness. The finish shows earthy/woody hops and a nice amount of bitterness. Enjoyable.
Sarlacc83 (1335) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A: Cloudy orangish red with a white head.
N: Pine, nuts, dulled pineapple, toffee, toasted wood, biscuit, cracker. Rye and peppercorn.
T: Bitterness with a round sweetness.
M: Creamy, medium light body.
O: A hearty beer that might strike one as a hoppier lager rather than an IPL.
KansaiBeerLvrs (2977) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Yasunori. 6.8% a deep honey amber with a solid beige head. Honey, mild caramel & hop aroma. The taste is quite rich in malts, spicy then a bit of pine & floral hop notes. It has some vaguely ginger flavor as well. Quite good & easy to drink.
skoisirius (1834) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Jernigans the other night. Was okay. Iíd seen it in the store a few times and was curious. Hoppy enough in the India dept and drinkable enough in the lager dept. Not sure Iíd go out and buy a 6er anytime soon, but I do love these bottles!
shorlin (719) - St. Johnís, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a small sample at a tasting. Deep red amber colour, nice lacing. Loads of hops in aroma. Balanced by sweetness and fruit in taste. Full but clean beer. Nice and drinkable.
sulawang (706) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Visual: My 2nd Base camp brew that Iím trying. Pours rich copper brown with a smallish head, lots of lacing, ringed retention, lots of fast and steady streams.
Nose: faint wildflower nose, almost nothing (lvl-1)-pungency
Attack: incoming biting hops
Mid-palate: crisp-creamy smooth mouthfeel, (lvl-3)-sweetness, (MAIN) caramel malt, piney hops, orange citrus
Finish: medium-sharp bitter hops, mild oaky hopped malt finish.
Summary: Quite drinkable with good complexity and balance. Admittedly I havenít tried many IPLs but this one makes me approve of the style.
patrick767 (3725) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
aluminum bottle purchased in the Portlana two finger head. It hasd airport - Pours clear copper with grapefruit and resin hop aroma. The flavor has moderate bitterness with caramel and grainy malts. It has a lingering bitter finish. Solid beer.
maxwelldeux (4160) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a fairly thick light tan head on there. Nose is fresh and very hoppy, with some great citrus elements to it, almost like a lemongrass. Taste is light and fresh, and not as bitter as I would have expected; only a slight bitterness with a residual hint of sweetness to it. Not a bad drink.