GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 11, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub. Poured a hazy medium orange color with an off white head. Attractive aroma of citrus and pine with subdued caramel in the background. Medium bodied and slightly sweet with moderate bitterness. The flavor profile was hop dominated with plenty of pine and less citrus. As with the aroma, the pale malt flavor was mostly an afterthought. I liked it, though.
nimbleprop (5186) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Fenway location. Transparent orange amber with a thin, slightly frothy, slightly lacing white head. Aroma was fairly standard for an IPA, flowers, spices, standard citrus. Flavor was similar, some sweet malts, slight candy, oranges, lemons, a touch of spice. Finish was a little watery, slightly sweet, slightly bitter. Probably the best beer on tap, but doesn’t blow your socks off.
Gethinbeer (2202) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap in Beer Works, Canal St, Boston. Good amber colour, decent frothy head. Floral aroma. Spice, hops with a floral flavour. Well hopped IPA. Tidy pint.
zapprentice (314) - East Setauket, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at Beer Works near the Garden. Nice hoppy aroma, but very dead after the initial smell. Tastes of slight hops quickly going to a watery ending. Not very impressed with this beer
ajm (1066) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 16, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pint at Fenway. Really cold, really great coloring with thick cask-like head. Aroma of instant peach plus heavy flower, really bitter hop and mineral. Flavor focuses on the bitterness of the lupulus. Kind of one-note and seriously carbonated.
mansquito (3550) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I got the cask conditioned version of this beer. It has an amber color and an off-white head that lasts for a little bit. Piny hops and burnt sugar are what I got out of the nose. Rather hoppy taste at the front that drops off and reveals some of the malty undertones. The finish is then bitter and lingers a little in the aftertaste. Not overly complex but certainly full of flavour. No complaints really for me.
BREWMUSKCLES (2300) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2008
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
seemed too light in color from the keg this ale is nicely hopped and complex and in competition with it’s own quality malt flavor. a hop and barley mash fragrance it has a sour off flavor weaving in and out only making it more interesting and genuine. solid yet not overpowering with a craftsmans mix of grapefruit and infused pine flavors. good finish clean and not abrupt with well matched alcohol. i like brews like this that are wholly satisfying but yet quite drinkable. i say, a bit of a treat!
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at brewpub. This is the definition of a solid American IPA. Great color, taste, and smell. Big hops bring out a nice drinkable bitter finish.
mcox90 (1588) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 27, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a growler . Pours a deep copper color with a 1/2" off white head. Nose was very hoppy as you would expect. Huge hop flavor with a good, strong malty backbone. Strong, bitter finish.
waolsen (1360) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
tap at brewery. copper pour with light haze. frothy head. fresh hop, great citrus and sweet caramel aroma. solid and fresh. big earthy cirtrus hops. solid malt backing. lasting bitterness.