leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2004
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Ram, U. Village. This IPA isnít bad but they serve it ice cold. Copper colored with little to no head. The aroma is killed by the freezing temperature of the beer. However, I think Iím getting a hint of grapefruit in the nose. Light - Medium bodied. Moderately flavored hop intensity throughout, in addition to the light flavors of grapefruit. Giving it a little time to warm up definitely made this a better beer.
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 27, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet hop aroma. Decent head, typical color. Taste is too sweet. Hops are very prevalent, but the bittering is off. A decent beer, just not properly balanced.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught: Light amber brown color. Clear and sparkling. Average, lasting, creamy white head. Excellent lacing. Nutty malts, heavy hop flavors of flowers, herbs, spruce, citrus, and grapefruit. Also tasted of pepper, allspice, coriander, ginger, medicine. Full bidy and oily texture. Lively carbination. Bitter finish. Same hops as TwoRow Hopzilla (Amarillo I think).
drkilmer (35) - Myersville, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2004
3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
On tap in Dallas, TX. Loaded with piney/grapefruity hop aroma. Tons of grapefruit taste, but no malt foundation to speak of. One dimensional. Still ... if you like grapefruity IPAís, you might like this one.
Terminus (3311) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 15, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
tap at littleton, colorado location-pours a light orange hue with minimal white head-cascade piney hop aroma-grapefruit mostly. body was slightly thin and didnít have much to offer. long piney hop finish, but not much malt to speak of here. a one-dimensional IPA for those that cant handle the big ipaís out there.
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUL 26, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a deep amber with a lite head and very little aroma. Some diacetyl, crystal malts and oxidized hops but not much aroma. A very mild IPA with a very lite bitterness and hop flavor. My fiancee called it a "Chugger".
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft- Spokane. Copper color with a small off white head. Pine aromas abound. Grapefruit, pine and celery flavors. A typical APA/IPA.
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This IPA has a pretty good balance of malt and hops. The malts are medium and soft, sweet. Hops are citrus, grapefruit and some pine. Not all that exciting. Better in the bottle than on tap in Broomfield, CO.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2004
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2004 By far the best of the Bighorn brews i tasted today. Pours a cloudy dark amber color with a good ivory head that stayed a while and left good lacing on the glass. Strong citrus hopped aroma. The flavor was well balanced with a sweet start and a good bitterness toward the end. A really decent IPA for a chain restaraunt.
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A harsh, bitter tasting brew for those that prefer such things. I am not an IPA fan under the best of circumstances - and this is not the best of them. I suppose that it is passable, it could be worse - but itís not something that I would drink for pleasure.