Changed (305) - Ithaca, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours copper, lacy white head. Aroma of fruity hops. Flavor is biter hops, orange, slight alcohol. Low carbonation, lasting dry bitterness on the finish.
msante79 (2127) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Haymarket. Pours burnt orange with off-white head. Aromas of piney hops and sweet malt, some citrus hops in there as well. Flavors of pine, tons of bitter hops and sweet malt. Not a very drinkable IIPA with this much sweet malt. Was really looking forward to this but oh well.
bp (719) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft: pours golden amber with a thick white head, excellent hoppy aroma and taste.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
7/6/11 apex @pap.
Hazy pale honey color w/ a creamy white head. Lots of clingy ladder-like lacing. 3.5/5
A is oniony, resin, sweet grain, caramel, citrus pith
F is kinda armpit-y/dank/oniony/garlic hoppy, a bit sweet and malty, citrus pith
A bit too sweet, med body, crisply hopped but not ’crisp’
nimbleprop (3004) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 4, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
After missing this on several occasions, I finally got a chance to try this. 14oz pour at Churchkey is a hazy, burnt orange with a creamy, lacing white head. Nice fruity nose, grapefruit, sticky hops, piney, earthy. Flavor is hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange peel, sticky hops, caramel. Full bodied, sticky, bitter finish.
arone12 (875) - Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2011
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange color with off white head. Pine needles in the aroma. And so bitter. And delicious.
jstraw (1661) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Jerry’s. Golden amber with big, foamy, off-white head / Nose of spun sugar, citrus, toast, and pine / Medium body, creamy and chewy, with only moderate hopping but good balance and bitter finish / Somewhat earthy, malty, flavors of candied orange, cherry, bubblegum, and pine / Darn good.
curly (2395) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - SEP 19, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear gold, thick beige head. Aroma of pine, grass, resin and sweet citrus. Taste is quite bitter with a jammy fruit sweetness. Very nice.
Dogbrick (6058) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at Mellow Mushroom in Dublin. The beer is a mostly clear tangerine color with a medium thick white head that recedes slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and malt. Medium body with flavors of citrus hops, bready malt and caramel. The finish is hoppy with a zesty citrus aftertaste. Above average IPA overall.
stangger (571) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at hop angel. Hoppy aroma, pine. Strong, overwhelming bitterness, fresh hops. No malt balance. Very one dimensional.