gegwilson (1850) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle in the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Bright amber with a cream head. Sweet tropical aroma. Taste is massive pineapple and grapefruit with a fair bit of spice. Caramel in the background too. Starts sweet, finishes bitter.
kraddel (4493) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours unclear amber no real head. Smell is bit sweet, not intense. Taste is very full, powerfull bitterness, rye, some fruity ( simcoe styled) hoppyness. Nice
Muggus69 (1409) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
355mL bottle from Beer Cartel
Bronze body, beige head hangs around.
Hops dominant nose - woody, citrusy typical American fair. Nutty, toasty malt underneath, a touch of rye peppery spice in there, but not obvious.
Moderately low carbonation, seemingly accentuates the slick, oily, clingy texture from the rye, and adds great length.
Lovely chewy bready, toasty, nutty malt continues on the body, well pronounced spicy hops kick in with a good measure of citrus and sap character. Smooth finish, good bittterness provides excellent balance.
Good IPA/IBA, rye provides that extra dimension.
Rangi (632) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is good. Big pine on the nose up front. Great deep amber poor. A hint of spice and big malty back bone to this ipa but it’s not annoyingly sweet or syrupy but adds nicely to the beer. Nice mellow bitterness. Alcohol isn’t hot or too noticeable. Very good beer.
astanford (21) - California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
caramel, toast, roasty, floral, grass, citrus, herbs, dough, earthy, leaves, smoke, woody, black, hazy, frothy, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, oily feel, sticky, lively, bitter,
rick_91709 (225) - USA - DEC 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a bottle. Deep, reddish brown. Cream colored head. Lots of lacing. Rye shows up in the aroma but the nose fades quickly. A little spiciness in the taste which doesn't quite cover up the sweetness which lasts through the aftertaste. Good.
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monk191 (1240) - California, USA - DEC 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beer pours a beautiful red Amber with a nice foamy cream head. Aroma is almost perfume like with a lot of rose, some citrus notes and a lingering hoppy background. Taste starts out with the hoppiness and ends with a strawberry and orange flavor that balances the initial bitterness. Really delicious, complex, and interesting beer. Had from bottle.
Tonkun (1040) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Clear dark red brown pour with a big head. Rye, pine, grape. Medium to full body. Bitterness and rye sweetness balance out well. Nice
bubsir (11) - - NOV 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Solid performer. Nice long lived head, cloudy appearance, blasting hop aroma - piney to the point of sappy (tree sap). But the taste is a bit more controlled. Enough malt to taste through the pinecones. Perfection on bitterness.
dEnk (4178) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is big caramel and rye, huge fruity hops, some citrus notes. Flavour is caramel, rye and huge hops. Hint of roasty liquorice. Nice one.