neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 mL bottle from the brewery, served in a branded stem glass. Pours hazy golden with a small, rocky white head that fades to a thin remnant and leaves a trace of fine lace. The nose has citrus, lemongrass, earth, spice and a subtle cattiness, presumably from the Simcoe. The flavour is well balanced between a moderate piney bitterness and a floral, fruity, candy-like sweetness. Citrus comes through, along with more lemongrass, grapefruit and caramel malt. The finish is long and bitter with grapefruit peel and a touch of pine. On the palate it is medium in body with a dry texture and soft carbonation. Overall, a decent IPA that grew on me as it warmed. The hop profile had a very nice resinous quality with bitter grapefruit rind. It would have been nice to have a bit better head retention; the tap version may be better in this regard. 2014-03-24
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the brewery.
Clear golden with orange tinge.
Tropical mango aroma, orange zest and lemon.
Lots of orange with a touch of sweetness. Good balance. Really good.
jksipa (786) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle fresh from the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy orange with a generous off white head that settles quickly but leaves some lace. Nose is lots of pine and citrus and earth. Starts sweet malts and honey but quickly picks up bitter lemon and grapefruit to produce a nice dry finish. Very fresh and earthy. Medium slick mouth with soft carbonation. Thoroughly enjoyable.
Oakes (15617) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Slight hazy tan, thin head, some sweet malt, pear, peach. Lots of bitterness, fruity, orange, lemon, and a hint of candy.
Freaky_tiki (1047) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Probably the freshest beer I’ve ever had as I bought it as the bearded hipster was labelling the bottle. Pours a foggy golden orange with a one inch foam cap. Aroma is classic ipa sucker punch of cracked pine & citrus. This a full throated ipa. Each sip brings deep hop flavour: grapefruit, pine needles, & a great earthy funk that I can only describe as homegrown high grade ganja. Light this baby up while you cook the wife dinner & you’ll be enjoying this beer’s groove all night. Love it.
mcberko (14361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Bar Volo, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma of citrus hops, dank earthy notes, and biscuity notes. Flavour is fairly bitter, with notes of pine, earthy notes, and biscuity malt. Pretty dank and earthy. Easy drinking, with a fairly astringent aftertaste. Good beer.
Marheb (4916) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Croustillante, coniféreuse, juteuse avec une bon voile d’ammoniac et d’oignons qui se prolonge dans l’amertume. Solide ipa.
Alpha10 (615) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2014/02/06 - Pours a clear, orange-copper colour with a two finger, foamy white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is white wine, cat pee, pine and citrus. Taste is pine, grass, citrus rind, sweet honey malt and mild catty notes. Mouthfeel is slick with smooth carbonation and a bitter, drying finish.
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crazy_cat_lady (382) - - FEB 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
January 11, 2014. 500mL bottle from Bellwoods bottle shop. Very hoppy nose. Pine flavour. Too hoppy for my taste, but the hop sharpness mellowed out as it got warmer and I drank more of it.
jercraigs (9835) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2014-01-17. Crisp golden orange body small white head. 3+ aroma is quite hoppy, lightly catty, light greenery. 7+ Flavour is pleasantly bitter, lightly grassy and muted citrus kisses. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Pretty nice.Bottle from the brewery, Toronto