RateBeer
overall
50
27
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
common

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This India Pale Ale packs a larger punch than the Palmbender, but it’s well-balanced characteristics make it an easy drinking IPA. Brewed with 2-row American pale ale malts and dry hopped with whole cone cascades, this cloud rolls in with a 6.9% ABV and intense citrusy hop aroma that will satisfy the hophead in us all. The addition of local honey at the end of the brewing process lends a subtle sweetness for a clean finish.


burg326's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (4240) - Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2012
On draft at Big Storm, poured an amber color, aromas of sweet honey, some pine and feint citrus. Flavors are the same, with some caramel, interesting IPA overall.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (7386) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Can via trade. Somewhat murky orange pour with a soapy white head. Floral and mild citrus aroma, with a hint of stale hops. On taste, the stale hops take over. Hard to get past that.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (2666) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Draft at Olde Bay Cafe in Dunedin before the RBWG 2015 welcome event. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of floral, biscuit. Tastes of floral, citrus, caramel, malt. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (9999) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Draft. No label taken. Pours reddish amber white head. Nose/taste of grass, caramel malt, toasted orange peel. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9896) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Can... RBWG 2015... Pours hazy and orange with a small, creamy, off-white head. Fantastic retention. The nose features cookie, caramel and biscuit malts providing structure for a fine set of citrusy hops – tangerine and grapefruit peels. Full-bodied with adequate carbonation. The flavor provides loads of rindy and tannic hop bitterness. Lengthy, metallically-bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (6594) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Draft - Piney Woody hops. Cloudy copper with a rich white head. Caramel and resinous Woody hops. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (14475) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Draft. Cloudy amber color. Fruity citrus aroma. Bittersweet fruit taste. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2587) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bleh. Grassy citrus hops, sweet caramelly malts, worty twang, homebrewish. Hops seem stale.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Hazy orange to gold color. Single finger head with a little lace. Smells pretty earthy with hints of honey. Full mouth. Taste is full of grain and a little honey. Some grassy notes as well. Lingering bitterness that comes across as slightly juicy. Not sure the flavors work all that well together. Slight alcohol bite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3289) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2015
ABC PCB growler. Puss a clear copper color with a foamy, long lasting white head. Aroma is light hops and caramel malt. Flavor is lightly bitter with some syrupy malt. I swear it finishes with a hint of lager yeast. Meh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1573) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Can from Total Wine in Jensen Beach. Orangey pour. Some lacing. Aroma has floral hops, some pine, a slightly off-putting citrusy smell and sweet malts. Taste is of orange juice, some spice, biscuity malts, lemons and grapefruit. Lightly sweet with solid follow-through bitterness. Medium bodied and sticky. Finishes more bitter than sweet. Interesting, decent brew. Something a touch off with it. 13.4


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50