TylerGreenDC (557) - - JUN 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Aroma of stone fruit, maybe guava. Nice lace. Flavors of trop-hop and a lot of apricot. Malts recede, with a whiff of caramel at the finish. Lovely.
bnoel09 (464) - Elk Grove, California, USA - MAY 30, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the tasting room. Light golden orange with a white head. Aroma is citrus and floral hops. Very fresh hop Aroma. Very light maltiness with plenty of hop character. Lighter body and thin mouthfeel with nice level of carbonation. Quite good.
bb (7382) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and light summer fruit aroma. Grapefruit and summer fruit flavor with light pine. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and summer fruit lingers with light pine.
after4ever (6635) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Thanks, c! Pours a hazy dark gold with a loose white head. Big tangy grassy cantaloupe nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Grassy, cantaloupey mid palate. Long tangy melon rind finish.
ineedbeer (1162) - Oakland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Beer Rev.
Aroma is slightly malty with some cracker and biscuit character. Moderate hop notes of citrus and tropical fruit with a moderate stone fruit character. Balanced pine resin.
Pours a slightly cloudy, golden orange with a small, thick white head. Moderate lacing and medium light legs.
Flavor is similar with a medium light malt character and some light sweetness. Moderate hop character with medium strong bitterness. Some light alcohol notes. Moderate citrus notes with some orange and lighter tropical fruit notes.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Low astringency and medium low to low alcohol warmth.
Overall, a nice, balanced West Coast IPA with a decent hop character bit nothing special.
slowrunner77 (6925) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"Very nice showing from a relative unknown. Huge pine sap hop aroma with a hint of dank weedy hops and honey sweetness. So hoppy the abv is irrelevant. Nuce brew!"
Fatehunter (1644) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a half finger of head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is malty and grapefruit.
The taste is an interesting, but good mixture of pineapple, pine and grapefruit bitterness. It has a long strong bitter finish.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It’s a pretty great IPA.
Dogbrick (9357) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Mikkeller Bar SF. Amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, hops and roast malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of hops, grapefruit and sweet malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Pretty good all around.
rlgk (13190) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Churchills Pub & Grille, San Marcos. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty buttery aroma, cream, pine apples, citrus, grassy, citrus, mango, some grapes. Malty caramel flavor, grassy, pine, floral, cream notes. Another rather sweet DIPA.
Lothore (592) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A- pours a deep orangey hue with a chunky, off white head.
S- hop forward, pine, sweet malty scent
T - lots of pine up front rounded out by caramel notes and a lingering residual bitterness.
M - fairly thick and slightly less carbonated than I would have liked.
D - very impressive brew from a brewery that is new to me. Will definitely have to seek out more of their beer.