Wittales (702) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance was hazy orangish amber brownish with creamy diminishing off white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are citrus fruits, pine, resin and sweet caramel malts. Taste are fruits of grapefruit, orange, lemon, pine, resin, sweet rich malty backbone. Palate was soft creamy CO2 with full body, then citrusy lasting smooth balanced finish. Wonderful local brew...Yummy
HopMasterFlex (108) - Carlsbad, California, USA - FEB 12, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a nice golden color with a tiny white head. It had a lot of carmal malts and hops aromas. Sweet and malty with a decent hop taste to balance it out. Very drinkable with a smooth finish.
Lubiere (11014) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A golden DIPA with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, a classy sweet malt with cotton candy, c-hops, mangoes, tropical fruits. In mouth, an oily smooth DIPA with floral and resinous hops, very classic. On tap at Tenaya Creek BC, Jan 29 2011.
AmEricanbrew (6331) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear light amber color/ white head. Nice grassy, spicy hop, caramel aromas. medium bodied with soft co2. Big hoppy pine, grapefruit bitter flavors on a lightly dry caramel base- good.
JohnnyJ (4883) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 8, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at SD Strong Ale Fest 10. Slightly hazy golden orange, off-white head. Grapefruit, lots of hops, citrus, and bits of bready malt. Mostly on the citrus hops side. Good DIPA, glad to try it.
MadIndian (2586) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2010
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Gift from southern Johnny. WOW! A beautiful hazy orange pour with a nose of grapefruit, pine and orange peel. A sweet malt, piney taste. Blended perfect with a crisp hoppy finish. Great.
JoeTheYounger (1160) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - APR 26, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared by Mike at Hangar. Pours a very clear golden color with nice head. Aroma was very piny with some citrus notes. Taste was hoppy with a nice malt balance. Very easy drinking DIPA.
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - FEB 28, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared at Hangar 24. Rating #27. Dark gold with a decent white head. Big piny aroma with some juicy grapefruit. Very easy drinking DIPA with a nice bite on the tongue and with just a slight sweetness, really nice brew. (1145)
DuffManSW (436) - Riverside, California, USA - FEB 26, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shared from a Growler..golden with a white head. Aroma is citrus and floral hops...verrrry hoppy with citrus hops..hop monster.
jazz88 (2603) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 5, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ 7th Annual Bistro Double IPA Fest (rating from notes). Golden amber color with a fresh minty hop aroma, clean dry pine hops.