williamstome (1212) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gold pour, nice white head. Aroma is grass, grapefruit and soap. Flavor is juicy and bitter: citrus, tropical fruit, grass, dry bitter finish.
Derek881 (1036) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a larger bottle into a pint glass to drink. The beer had a hazy-cloudy deep amber-straw color with an average-sized foamy white head that had modest retention but fairly good cling and lacing. Its aroma had a strong earthy and grainy hops aroma with good floral, citrus, and pine tones, along with very light hints of sugary malt and straw. The taste was a delicious bitter blend of hops tones featuring floral and citrus flavors and a bit of grain and a spicy finish. The beer had a thick mouthfeel with good life and carbonation and a very dry character with a slight ting of alcohol. A very good beer overall.
Beerathon (1449) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great aroma upon cracking open the bottle. Pine, grapefruit, sweetness. The sweet smell doesn’t show i p much in the flavor, but a bit of a metallic hop presence does. Overall, good stuff.
mcox90 (1640) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Mass Brewers Fest ’14. Pours light orange with a small white head. Heady floral and pine resin aroma. Little less pine and a little more earth in the taste. Malty background. Medium bodied with a lingering bitterness.
PhatB420 (714) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bomber into a glass. Pours a hazy light orange. Lacing is plentiful, sticks to glass profoundly, head is 3cm and off white. Aroma is soft citrus, prominent hops, and then malt push in the end. Taste is mild bitterness in the essence of hops and orange. Theres no real imperial push, but a profound ipa nonetheless. Bitter and citrus aftertaste, friendly and somewhat chewy aspect to the overal satisfaction of the taste, this is nice, solid and enjoyable. Royals win.
malrubius (2000) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Table & Vine. Copper with chill haze fluffy head and lotsa lace. Citrus orange aroma with hints of mint soap and pastry dough. Mild tropical fruits mango orange sweetness with hint of caramel and nuts medium assertive citrus and woody bitterness very dry and very light body for abv. Lively carbo. Very good/excellent.
jtclockwork (10264) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with Jcwattsrugger. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose/taste of dank orange peel, caramel malt, grapefruit and resin. Medium body. Initially, had a harsh barley after taste. However, after letting it breathe for about 15-20 minutes, that disappeared and this was a solid IIPA. My initial rating was a 3.2 before letting it breathe.
puboflyons (2369) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the 650 ml. bottle dated April 7, 2014. Serve at 48 degrees they recommend. Well, not sure if I served it at that temperature but it was probably close. Color is a hazy copper yellow with a tremendous fluffy white head. The aroma is of grapefruit, pine, and other hops but not exploding in my face because I also pick up a nice amount of malts. The body is smooth and around medium. The taste well-balanced with a toasted malt flavor and a piney bitterness at the finish.
MayorOfSudz (50) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Beer was bottles over 4 months ago, so take that into account. Poured okay, with some lacing. Aroma didn't have as much citrus and hoppyness as I expect from a DIPA. Beer is somewhat lacking in depth and flavor. Good bitterness with strong grapefruit peel on ending. That's about all I'm getting. I'll try it again when I can find a fresher bottle.
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BroSpud (1806) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle purchased at Whole Foods in Hadley. Pours a hazy amber golden with a white head and medium lacing. Big citrus hop aroma and grapefruit flavors. Taste is not very complex but this is still a very tasty IPA