Leighton (14430) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home in CT - picked up in NYC. Pours mostly clear, yellow-gold with a thick, frothy white head. The nose has some dusty pine needles, citrus peel, dry pale malts, peach. Light sweet flavor with mellow bitter hay, pine needles, lemon rind, some dry pale bread, biscuits. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. A bit dusty on the finish with further citrus rind, biscuity pale malts, sawdust, faint grass, nectarine, citrus pith. So so. Might not be in top condition.
brokensail (13679) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Bear Republic. Clear golden pour with a white head. Nose is bready hops, orange peel, grass, and vanilla. Lots of bread, dough, and toast. A bit of pine. Flavor is sweet caramel, bread, and toast. A nice vanilla, orange, and pine note. Mild bitterness and grass.
bhensonb (12596) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at Rubicon for Sacramento Beer Week. Pours hazy orange gld with a creamy white head. Rich citrus/stone fruit aroma. Medium body almost. Flavor is citrus/peach. Lovely stuff. Smooth finish of hop over caramel.
argo0 (12351) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Clear amber body, medium off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some orange, light pine. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some pine. Light-medium body, a trifle thin but very drinkable.
Ratman197 (11380) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber poured a clear gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, citrus and light pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, lemon zest, orange zest and grapefruit zest with a crisp dry moderatly bitter lingering citrus finish.
Drake (10703) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse, opened 5/13/14.. Pours a hazy orange color with a large foamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big citrus hops and pale malt. The taste is citrus hops, pale malts, a bit of a tropical vibe. Medium bodied, strong lingering bitterness, simple, well balanced.
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Orange pour in a sample glass at Fate. This is an overly malty, somewhat off putting beer. Green coffee, not enough hops. Weird.
Sammy (9686) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bang on pale ale enjoyed at the Tap Room. Light golden colour, lacey,easy smooth mouthfeel. Citrus orange bitterness. Good drinkability. No astringency at well. This apparently will become their main pale ale. Above average bodied and medium hoppiness.
Dogbrick (9660) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Lucky’s in Dayton. Pours a clear dark golden color with a medium off-white head that diminishes gradually. Short strings of lace on the glass. Aroma of hops and bready malt. Medium-bodied with a moderately bitter citrusy hops character with toasted malt behind it. The finish is floral with a hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.
GT2 (9410) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Meridian Pint. Pours a full hazed orange. Creamy foam. Thick swabs of poofy lace. Nose is fresh orange juice and zesty pink grapefruit.
Taste is sharp, spicy, oily, quite bitter. Feels heavier than APA. More IPA. Very nice.