PhrankSlovacek (54) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 5, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours cloudy blonde, with an orangish haze and good large head. Bitter, hoppy, floral aroma. Bitter and floral flavors, with some slight citrus. Sort of dry finish. Not bad.
smackie (54) - St. Augustine, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2008
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2008 After drinking a pint of Evan Williams after a tough Friday at work (which can kill anybodyís tastebuds).. upon further inspection My score still stands.
mrw1zard (54) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 5, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On Tap - The Big Hunt, DC.
Good IPA. Pours a nice golden color - fruity taste - almost like fruity pebbles. Nice finish, didnít taste very bitter to me, but I had a few before. Still a nice IPA, would rather have a Stone.
BNSLY (54) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 25, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
May 25. Bottle. pours a hazy gold and orange color. Nice head and plenty of lacing. Great hop aroma and taste. really good IPA. One of the best I have had. Not much of a hop head. But this is exceptional. Enjoy!!!!
CountPrattula (53) - - AUG 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
The old standby...Piney hop aroma, with a great balance of pine/citrus hops and malt backbone.
pik5el (53) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2008
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Got this bottled at RFD in D.C. Wow! This is an amazing brew. Hoppy chewy smell. Looks light golden and delicious, with a perfect head. The taste... oh wow, the taste. Perfect balance is the first thing that comes to mind. Decent malt presence is blended so smoothly with the perfect balance of hops. No lingering bitterness to ruin it. The beer finishes much smoother than most IPAs... excellent.
waeltzy (53) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2005
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Wow. This is a great IPA. Orange mid-dark color. Amber and red tint and a nice white head. As soon as I poured this beer I was overcome by the hop aroma and then later the hop flavor. Floral hops characterize this beer as the dominating gustatory trait but there is so much more. Mid-range bitterness brought out some tasty pine notes. Great IPA and really awesome bottle art.
stoutlvr (52) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2006
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Usually, I go for the darker orange, cloudy IPAís. This one has a lighter color, but is brewed by Bells, so what the hell, huh!?! Good citrus/nutty flavor, but leaves me wanting for some reason....
CapnJazz (52) - Binghamton, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2008
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 oz. bottle and on tap. Pour is a clear amber orange with a medium head. Bursts of fresh hops and citrus! Nice malty backbone with enough sweetness to carry along the hop presence. Never overbearing or random tasting, very focused, simple, and nearly perfect. Freshness is a key here, but not as much as with some IPA. Just extremely drinkable and enjoyable.
tex (52) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2003
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Gorgeous beer to pour, great hop flavor. And those are fish on the bottle--it took me a while to figure that one out.