BLADT (625) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From bottle. Clean, orange tint in glass. Grassy, citrus nose. Hint of candy corn. Taste is similar. Decent carbonation.
JorgeLee (1189) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 5, 2014 Ok, thought I’d had this before but obviously not. Bottle in the lounge at JFK. Clear pale golden colour. Light citrus hop aroma. Drinks very easily (was that really 6.8%? Might fall asleep easily on this flight!) Mostly citrusy hop with a hint of pine, and a decent malt backbone. For an IPA with a human IBU quotient actually quite tasty. Probably the best beer I’ve had ’for free’ in an airport lounge!
sturmthis (440) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft. Golden color. Bready and earthy aroma. Bitter taste. Slightly hoppy and earthy taste. Decent IPA.
czar (4369) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours unclear pale golden, orange tint, with a small white cap, some retention and lacing. spicy citrus, leafy grassiness, sugar candy, mint ice cream, booze, honey with a caramel touch, citrus and pine, along with woodsy-earthy undertones. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily and a bit sticky, sweetness yet under control, medium long slightly harsh grassy-spicy-peppery-piney finish. fair.
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. deep golden with one finger head. medium bodied ipa with earthy hops. slightly aboverage.
NaturalIce (146) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This IPA packs a punch. The first thing I notice is the intense amount of alcohol taste. Not a very good job balancing alcohol with flavor, it’s pretty rough and that says a lot because I’m a big fan of baby duty IPA’s. Definitely worthy of drinking again though.
joejames (128) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours golden. Oranges, citrus, floral nose. Taste of pine, citrus, floral and lemon zest. Medium body with a solid malt backbone. Lingering citrus finish. Very enjoyable. Only thing I found strange was the twist cap, LOL.
Minderbinder (1795) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours golden with low-medium white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of flowers, fruits, citrus. Taste is of flowers, fruits, bitterness. Palate: Light body. Medium carbonation. Good balance. Overall: Straigth-forward american IPA. Enjoyable.
onceblind (4066) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hazy golden with a medium foamy white head. Nose is perfectly IPA with tangy earthy dank hops, with some big floral and grapefruit/orange rind, a bit of grass and lots of resin with a big caramel sweetness under it. Flavor was the same, with a strong bitter start mellowed by a big caramel sweetness, with pine, dank floral, and lots of zesty grapefruit. Perfectly balanced and bold and sweet. Lovely all through.
Krej (91) - USA - JAN 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This is a very bitter IPA. It tastes like some kind of grapefruit and bitter infusion. It’s ok but I don’t think I’ll get it again.