natejgood (405) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - AUG 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear, medium golden with a small off white head. Aroma of sweet malts and pine. Very sweet for an IPA. Carmel and honey with just a hint of bitterness on the back end of the tongue. Considering how sweet and carmely this beer is it is still relatively crisp in the mouth. Not bad but with so many great IPAs right now it is not among the best imperial IPAs out there.
Lele (214) - Padova, ITALY - APR 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
ASPETTO: ambrato chiaro, con schiuma beige, fine abbondante e decisamente persistente (se rimane sempre quasi mezzo centimetro. AROMA: caramello, toffee, floreale e luppolo, tanto luppolo, per un aroma che invita alla bevuta. GUSTO: all’abbocco è dolce, con un po’ di caramello e di toffee, ma poi evolve rapidamente in un amaro abbastanza pungente che avvolge il palato e che si prolunga nel finale. Il retrogusto è sempre amaro, che obbliga ad un altro sorso. Carbonizzazione medio-bassa, corpo medio. L’alcool è veramente ben nascosto. CONCLUSIONE: birra molto appagante, non la migliore imperial ipa che abbia assaggiato, ma si fa certamente ricordare.
jimbonga (23) - - APR 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark copper with little head. Aromas of pine, grass and grapefruit. Similar in taste with resin and caramel. Sweetish malts give way to dry bitter finish. Bit too much crystal malt for my liking, but then I always preferred the original version. Still pretty decent. One of those IPAs that would shade into a barley wine if there were less hops or a bit of age on it.
Luvystypotables (938) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Muted aroma of malt, hops, hints of caramel and dried fruit. Slightly cloudy caramel colour with a short lasting white well laced head. Taste of dried fruit and hops with hints of malt and caramel. Dry feel, medium body and a slightly bitter finish.
Frapi (6) - SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2015 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle - tesco double IPA. Crystal clear, deep red pour, incredibly inviting. Huge resinous aroma of grapefruit and sweet malts. Flavour is sweet, bitter, resin, citrus. Every element is huge but they marry perfectly. Ridiculous that this beer is £2 a bottle. One of my favourites.
Edwardsroger2 (1) - Ashton-under-Lyne, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015 does not count
3.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very good brew from brewdog and off course tesco. Hardcore ipa is good... Not a school night beer
redmaaan (4) - - APR 18, 2015 does not count
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Darker IPA and quite strong in taste. Not my favourite but definitely not bad!
thetmaxx (769) - West Sacramento, California, USA - APR 16, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from the bottle. Nice head, very clear. Aroma is dank, and slightly citrus. Flavor is also delicious, nice bitterness nice dank flavor with some citrus and pine notes. Finished harsh and bitter and dry. Overall very good brew while I’m watching brew dogs on TV.
QKraft (6) - SOUTH AFRICA - APR 12, 2015 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lovely floral aroma hops, being darker, pleasant strong caramel malt smells. Looks good in the glass, a better head than Dead Pony or Punk. Decent, pleasant bitterness, but VERY sweet. A little less sweetness and it would have been great! Lovely rich mouthfull.
pictoman (725) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from 330mL bottle [batch 172; bb 25-07-14]. Medium orange with off-white head. Sweet citrus and pine hops with some mild sweet malt. Good elements, but I found the sweet and bitter didn’t come together quite as harmoniously as I would’ve hoped for.
klm1 (351) - - APR 8, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark reddish gold colour with little yellow orange head. Aroma of fruits, especially citruses, hops. Flavour of hops, fruits, herbs, little malty with perfect balanced bitterness, especially in aftertaste. Really enjoyable beer.