fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
2014-02-27, draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver, 7-5-8-5-15=40
Hazy light amber color with creamy head. The malt base is good, with toffee accents; the hopping is good as well with tropical fruits, mango, and light animal component; this last one limits a bit the drinkability.
Good and fresh.
2014-01-10, bottle from Legacy Liquor, Vancouver, 8-5-7-5-16=41
Amber color, clean, with medium sized compact head. Aroma is strong, a lot of hop character, very animal, some cat piss. Caramel flavor with a lean mouthfeel; quite dry; strong animal character, cat piss, hop resins, bitter oranges (in the order). Long final.
Excellent and aggressive IPA.
Travlr (14777) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the source. Clear deep golden color, bright white head. Aroma of pineapple, bright citrus. Taste is fruity citrus and light pine. Delicious.
Oakes (13185) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Rogue Broadway. Amber, slight haze, thin head. Abundant grapefruit and pine, light caramelly malts. Fruity, pithy, grapefruit, sweetish finish like grapefruit soda. It is on the chewier side, cali-style.
bhensonb (12048) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours translucent gold with a near white head. There’s a cooked stone fruit aroma, backed by some citrus and caramel. Med body or better. Flavor is citrus, peach, maybe pine. With caramel. There’s a slight hop burn. Finishing bitter, and towards dry. Very fruity. Very hoppy. Nice stuff.
Theydon_Bois (11666) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Breakside, PDX, 25/05/13.
Very lightly hazed golden with a thin off white head.
Nose is hops, grapefruit, bitter orange.
Taste comprises a nice pine bite, juicy hops, bitter grapefruit, orange pith, light mango.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, good hop bitterness in the finish.
A most decent IPA.
jtclockwork (10313) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Weekly tasting. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of pine, lemon, caramel malt and citrus peel. Medium body.
daknole (10103) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Gold pour, white head. Flavors of tropical fruit, citrus, some grassy notes. Lightly bitter, juicy, mango, pineapple.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber shared at a tasting, 11/3/14. Pours a hazy amber with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of floral, citrus, herbal hops, pale malt. The taste is caramel malt, piney, citrus and candied citrus hops. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, well balanced.
mcberko (8546) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Breakside Brewing, pours a cloudy golden orange with a small beige head. Aroma of bitter resinous hops, pine, and creamy buttery malts. Flavour of bitter piney and resinous hops, and super-creamy buttery malts. Full-bodied, super piney and with such a creamy mouthfeel. Pleasantly surprised by this – excellent stuff.
3fourths (8481) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 21, 2011 clear copper/amber body. crystal malt notes (soggy grains, caramel/toffee, bread crust) with limp, wet hop aromatics in the nose. low acid and relatively low bitterness for the style; this flabbiness along with the rounded, chewy and syrupy body leave me frustrated once again with oregon-made IPA. i’d like to point out that india pale ale includes the word ’pale’ ಠ_ಠ - that all said, i’m really excited to announce this rating as Oregon Beer Rating #666. yeehaw.