Theydon_Bois (11491) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the Blind Tiger, NYC, 25/11/13.
Hazed orange amber with a decent off white head that retains well.
Nose is juicy hops, caramel malt, bitter orange, grapefruit, pine.
Taste comprises earthy hops, caramel malt forward, orange pith, grapefruit, citric dipped straw, pine bite.
Medium bodied with fine carbonation, hint of booze, hop bitterness in the closure.
Alcohol very well tempered in this number!
jcwattsrugger (11337) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap-pours an off white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is citrus/pine, some light/medium malt. Taste is citrus-lemon/pine/herbal hops, secondary light/medium malt.
Ratman197 (10672) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit zest. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lightly hazed pour, white head. Tons of citrus, grassy hops. Good malt bill. A tad sweeter than I expected. Solid but not amazing.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Beer Run. Pours a hazy orange color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of hoppy, citrus, resin, a bit of pine, with some caramel and mild nutty notes. The taste is big citrus hops, some candied citrus, tropical notes, pine. Pale malt backbone. Medium bodied, slight lingering bitterness, slight booze, average carbonation. Solid DIPA.
hopdog (9537) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle. Poured a hazy golden color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of Citrus and floral / piney hops. Toasty. Tastes of Citrus, floral hops with some fruitiness in this finish.
Sammy (9249) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours cloudy orange with retained white head. hoppy C hop aroma. Orange flavour with mild coffee. Fresh bottle from Premier Gourmet. Well done.
GT2 (9151) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Meridian Pint. Clear, ligher orange. Medium white head. 360 massive lace. Dank nose with orange gummies, weed. Taste is sweet cantaloupe and vanilla. A bit sticky. Reminds me of many pizza port DIPAs. Just a bit too sticky, syrupy.
Dogbrick (9109) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the Tap House Grill in Seattle. Pours a clear deep copper-gold color with a medium thick frothy white head that evaporates gradually. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine, hops and citrus. Medium to full body with flavors of resiny hops, earthy malt and citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Pretty good all around.
Meilby (8609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 650ml @ Hotel Room, Courtyard Oyster Point, San Francisco, CA
Pours hazy deeo golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, orange, citrus, grape, pine and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a long fruity and bitter finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.